[R-SIG-Finance] ggplot2 and equity timeseries plot.

Joshua Ulrich josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 02:29:20 CET 2012

chartSeries (and chart_Series) in quantmod do this.  For example:

chartSeries(SPY, subset="last 2 weeks")

Hope that helps,
Joshua Ulrich  |  about.me/joshuaulrich
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On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 7:23 PM, jefe goode <jefe_goode at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I have tried using ggplot2 and I cannot seem to obtain an adequate finance timeseries.
> What I need is the standard plot of, say S&P500 over say a two week period, which would contain 10 datapoints. But ggplot2 is including the weekends on the plot whereas I want to have the weekdays only plotted and still retain dates as the x-axis labels.
> There are a multitude of examples in the various manuals and R-blog's for non-finance style graphs, but none comment on the usual need to exclude days on which the exchanges are closed.
> Has anyone an example of a plot that does this?
> Thanks
> Jefe
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