[R-SIG-Finance] Earliest available data on yahoo to download
rhelpacc at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 04:05:47 CEST 2009
Is there anyway to avoid this default at all? Thank you.
On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 10:01 PM, Sean Carmody<seancarmody at gmail.com> wrote:
> Assuming you are using quantmod, try the from argument. For example:
> getSymbols("^AORD", from="2000-01-01")
> will retrieve data going back to 2000 from yahoo while
> defaults to just retrieving data from the last two years.
> On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Joshua Ulrich<josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It would really help if you provided reproducible code, especially
>> since neither zoo or xts have methods to access Yahoo data.
>> On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 8:47 PM, R_help Help<rhelpacc at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi - I used xts and zoo to try to download stock data from yahoo. I
>>> set the start date to 2005-01-01. I got only portion starting from
>>> 2007-01-03. However, if I got to yahoo and manually click to download
>>> historical data it will give me everything. So is this a known problem
>>> with xts and zoo? Or is it a problem with yahoo? Is there anyway
>>> around? Thank you in advance.
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