[R-SIG-Finance] ggplot2 and equity timeseries plot.
josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 03:32:27 CET 2012
On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 8:25 PM, jefe goode <jefe_goode at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Thanks Joshua, I do like quantmod, but I need to get this working in ggplot2
> for now.
Then I would recommend you ask on the ggplot2 mailing list.
> PS Can we get pdf output with quantmod?
You can plot to any device with chartSeries. See ?pdf.
> From: Joshua Ulrich <josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com>
> To: jefe goode <jefe_goode at yahoo.com>
> Cc: r-sig-finance <r-sig-finance at stat.math.ethz.ch>
> Sent: Thursday, 15 November 2012, 1:29
> Subject: Re: [R-SIG-Finance] ggplot2 and equity timeseries plot.
> chartSeries (and chart_Series) in quantmod do this. For example:
> chartSeries(SPY, subset="last 2 weeks")
> Hope that helps,
> Joshua Ulrich | about.me/joshuaulrich
> FOSS Trading | www.fosstrading.com
> 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
>> 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?
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