[R-SIG-Finance] Quantmod problem retrieving data
josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 16:20:22 CEST 2009
It's as easy as using the correct FRED symbol:
On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 7:59 AM, Werner Erselina <werner at erselina.nl> wrote:
> I'm investigating the package quantmod. However when doing the examples on
> the site i encounter some problems. Here is my output:
> Loading required package: quantmod
> Loading required package: xts
> Loading required package: zoo
> Attaching package: 'zoo'
> The following object(s) are masked from package:base :
> Loading required package: Defaults
> quantmod: Quantitative Financial Modelling Framework
> Version 0.3-7, Revision 461
> Error in download.file(paste(FRED.URL, "/", Symbols[[i]], "/",
> "downloaddata/", :
> cannot open URL
> In addition: Warning message:
> In download.file(paste(FRED.URL, "/", Symbols[[i]], "/", "downloaddata/", :
> cannot open: HTTP status was '404 Not Found'
> Error in do.call(paste("getSymbols.", symbol.source, sep = ""), list(Symbols
> = current.symbols, :
> could not find function "getSymbols.Oanda"
> As it seems, retrieving data via quantmod is not successful. Anybody knows
> how i could solve this?
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