[R-SIG-Finance] Question on zoo time series
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 19:21:27 CET 2011
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Megh Dal <megh700004 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, let say, I have following execution:
> > library(zoo)
>> PriceDat <- as.zoo(get(getSymbols("APL"))[,4])
>  TRUE
>> PriceDat <- zoo(data.frame(Price=coredata(PriceDat), Others="APL"),
>  FALSE
> Here surpricingly, once I create a data-frame I see that "Price"
> observations become non-numeric. Can someone please explain this, why it is
> so? Shouldn't I expect it will remain Numeric?
What you have actually done is create a data frame in which one column
is c("APL", "APL", ..., "APL") and then tried to convert that to zoo.
What you intended was likely:
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