[R-SIG-Finance] question in quantmod package

Johnson, Cedrick W. cedrick at cedrickjohnson.com
Mon Aug 9 16:05:08 CEST 2010

you could try:

OHLC(get(stock)) and colnames(get(stock))


On 08/09/2010 06:48 AM, Raghuraman Ramachandran wrote:
> Hi
> I am trying to pass a stock's name as an argument to a function and then I
> am trying to use getSymbols to get data. For example,
> stock="AAPL"
> stock = getSymbols(stock) returns "AAPL"
> But, if I do an OHLC(stock) it cribs. Also colnames(stock) returns NULL as
> stock is still considered a string rather than an AAPL. How do I overcome
> this problem pls?
> Basically I want the variable stock to exactly mimic the returned object of
> getSymbols().
> Thanks
> Raghu
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