[R-SIG-Finance] [R-sig-finance] Quantmod
jeff.a.ryan at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 19:49:07 CEST 2009
The other issue is that your version is a bit out of date.
The current CRAN version is 0.3-11. I'll update the website to
reflect this, as well as post a warning that the site has a tendency
to lag behind CRAN or R-forge in terms of most current versions.
On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:43 PM, Arun.stat<arun.kumar.saha at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think it is your net-connection problem. It is working fine in my system :
>> from.dat <- as.Date("01/01/08", format="%m/%d/%y")
>> to.dat <- as.Date("02/19/09", format="%m/%d/%y")
>> getSymbols("GE", src="yahoo", from = from.dat, to = to.dat)
>  "GE"
> sysname release
> "Windows" "Vista" "build 6002,
> Service Pack 2"
> nodename machine
> "ARUN" "x86"
> ehxpieterse wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I have recently installed R 2.9.1 and quantmod 0.3.6
>> I am trying to get my head around using it, but I keep on getting stopped
>> at the first hurdle. As an example, I am trying to test the following
>> > from.dat <- as.Date("01/01/08", format="%m/%d/%y")
>>> to.dat <- as.Date("02/19/09", format="%m/%d/%y")
>>> getSymbols("GE", src="yahoo", from = from.dat, to = to.dat)
>> But I get the following error:
>> Error in download.file(paste(yahoo.URL, "s=", Symbols.name, "&a=", from.m,
>> cannot open URL
>> In addition: Warning message:
>> In download.file(paste(yahoo.URL, "s=", Symbols.name, "&a=", from.m, :
>> unable to connect to 'chart.yahoo.com' on port 80.
>> I am not sure where to start to fix this this problem. Has anyone come
>> accross something like this before?
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