Get the current gold price

echo "Gold price is" $(wget\?from=XAU\&to=USD -q -O - | jq ".rate") "USD"
Returns the current price of a troy ounce of gold, in USD. Requires the "jq" JSON parser.
Sample Output
Gold price is 1088.05 USD

By: lordtoran
2015-11-11 14:20:06

What Others Think

Hmm... I'd rearrange the quotes a little (and get rid of the escaping): The other quotes aren't needed. echo Gold price is $(wget "" -q -O - | jq .rate) USD . Also, I'd be tempted to factor out the currency to make it more versatile. Here's your command for the British Pounds: C=GBP; echo Gold price is $(wget "$C" -q -O - | jq .rate) $C
flatcap · 315 weeks and 3 days ago
Sorry im a newbie
Dentorman · 314 weeks and 2 days ago
This is currently broken because the rate-exchange-1 API is producing error 500.
codycook · 225 weeks ago
This exchange maybe updates only once in 24H? I keep getting the same price
shlomo · 81 weeks and 5 days ago
any new recent updates with the forum??
Killersmile · 34 weeks and 4 days ago
The price of gold in 2023, according to experts' forecasts, may rise to $ 2,000 per ounce, and the minimum price for this precious metal will fall at the end of 2021. That is, if you already have a happy owner of a gold bar, then you just have to wait. But if you only plan someday to invest in precious metals, then I can recommend you to do it now, so as not to pay too high price later. If you don't have much money yet, then you have the opportunity to buy gold investment coins (here is more information on this). It seems to me that the most important thing in investing isn't to miss the moment. I wish you good luck and early profits!
Wewam · 16 weeks ago
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GaryJWhitehead · 12 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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