[R] Parsing Google Finance page data?

Matt Considine matt at considine.net
Fri Nov 21 02:42:16 CET 2014

I'm wondering if anyone can point me to code to parse data on Google 
Finance pages, i.e. parse the results of a URL request such as this

I know how to return the contents of the page; it's figuring out the 
best tools to parse it that I'm interested in and hopefully someone has 
already done this.

(For what it is worth, the only info I am looking for are the ticker, 
exchange, currency and "Mkt Cap" datapoint)

Thanks in advance for any help - scraping is not my strong suit.

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