update value every hr using ajax and jquery

how to update the value inside a span every hour using ajax and jquery.
please provide an example.

<html>
<head></head>
<body>

<span id="stockvalue">12.23</span>

</body>
</html>
jcbmttAsked:
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Gurvinder Pal SinghConnect With a Mentor Commented:
make an ajax call after every one hour

setTimeout("fetchContent()", 60*60*1000); //milliseconds

and set the data to this id inside the success handler here
http://api.jquery.com/jQuery.get/

$("#stockvalue").html("new value");
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Luis PérezSoftware Architect in .NetCommented:
<script type="text/javascript">
    function everyHour() {
        //do what you want to do (in this case, update span value)
        document.getElementByID('spanID').innerHTML = 'the new value';
        //program for the next hour
        window.setTimeout('everyHour()', 3600000);
    }
</script>

Hope that helps.
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Kiran SonawaneProject LeadCommented:
setInterval(function(){
    //code goes here that will be run every 1 hour  
}, 3600000);
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