how to convert time

triticale

Newbie
4 0
I am looking at intraday stock price history, and I do not quite understand the way time is expressed. Like: 20140918T153000. From this string, I am able to get date info, and I also know that 153000 represents time of the day. However, I do not know the way to converting the time to US east time.
Could there be anyone knowing what this expression is, and how to convert it?
 

ACstudio

Active member
138 14
Hours in a day can be expressed as 2 sets of 12 (am and pm) or 1 set of 24. So 15 is the 15th hour of the day (or 3pm.....15-12=3) the 30 is the minutes and 00 is the seconds.
 

gc1

Well-known member
273 5
Your need to know what time zone that date/time is in. If it's Chicago time (CMEgroup) add one hour to get EST (16:30), if it's UTC subtract four hours (11:30).
 
 
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