[R-SIG-Finance] TSE ticker problems
pgilbert902 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 23:35:22 CEST 2012
I've switched back and forth between chart.yahoo.com and
ichart.finance.yahoo.com. Some things seem to fail on one or the other.
I made yahoo.URL an argument so I could pass it, and looped through a
list trying the second if the first failed. Currently BBD.B.TO fails
with both, but it worked on the default URL yesterday. I'm pausing for 2
seconds between each retrieval, so I don't think yahoo should be
In addition, I had not noticed the gap that Garrett just pointed out.
On 12-07-11 04:07 PM, Jeffrey Ryan wrote:
> The format that getSymbols uses internally is:
> Which somehow doesn't resolve to the data in this instance. I'll investigate.
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 2:42 PM, G See <gsee000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But... I see plenty of data there... including a link to "Download to
>> On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 2:39 PM, Doug Edmunds <dougedmunds at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On http://finance.yahoo.com/q/hp?s=COS.TO ,
>>> the link to Historical Prices has no data.
>>> Probably why you only get headers.
>>>>>> getSymbols("COS.TO", src="yahoo")
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