[R] Problem converting zoo object (daily data) to a timeSeries object
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 05:50:40 CET 2011
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 11:56 AM, John E. Kaprich <jkaprich at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I try to convert the zoo object to a timeSeries object, which would
> allow me to utilize Rmetrics packages, I get an error message.
> Error in .local (.Object, . )
> Is this happening because I am using daily data? Originally, I was trying to
> import the data as a timeSeries, but could not overcome problems with the
> date configuration. I tried to create a zoo object with the intention of
> converting it into a timeSeries.
> My apologies if this is too basic a question, but I am new to R and have
> been struggling with this problem.
> The object in question contains daily adjusting closing price data.
> DJP JJA COW
> 2011/1/21 49.01 64.68 30.97
> 2011/1/20 48.62 63.78 31.11
There are a different number of headings and columns so the dates are
being interpreted as row names. Try this:
Lines <- " DJP JJA COW
2011/1/21 49.01 64.68 30.97
2011/1/20 48.62 63.78 31.11"
DF <- read.table(textConnection(Lines))
z <- zoo(DF, rownames(DF))
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