[R-SIG-Finance] [R-sig-finance] economagicImport problem
s_a_i_l at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 18 01:53:34 CEST 2008
I am trying to import a medical CPI index using fImport. The command I tried
MED <- economagicImport(query = "blscu/CUUR0000SAM", source =
'http://www.economagic.com/em-cgi/data.exe/', frequency = "monthly", colname
= "CPI"). It sort of works but it seems to have a problem reading the data
because it only returns data through 2007-11-01 when there is data all the
way to 2008-05-01. If I go directly to the series at
http://www.economagic.com/em-cgi/data.exe/blscu/CUUR0000SAM, the entire
series is there.
I am able to read the general CPI data from FRED using the quantmod library
getSymbols command but FRED only has a couple of CPI indicies. Any ideas?
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