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Quandl Problem

I cloned the "How do I import Quandl data" algorithm from QC University and tried to run a backtest; however, something is wrong and it appears that only the most recent day of data is ever returned. Is anyone else experiencing an issue with Quandl imports?
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Hey Gene, I think Quandl API is temporarily broken -- they don't seem to be respecting the "sort_order" property. If the data isn't sorted the engine thinks its coming in backwards, and ignores the older data.

Check it out for yourself by downloading the data: YAHOO/SPY

I've written to the Quandl crew and they'll fix it ASAP. In the meantime you could save the data somewhere else and import it yourself via dropbox or another source.
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Ah, makes sense! Thanks for looking into this Jared! I'll just wait till Quandl fixes the problem on their side.
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Not ideal, but you could manually download the data, load it into your favorite spreadsheet application and perform the sort yourself, and then upload it dropbox.
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Quandl confirmed API is fixed now
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