[R-SIG-Finance] Reading the GSW spot rates from fed 2006 website

G See gsee000 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 03:17:49 CEST 2015

It might be easier to work with the .xls file that you can download
from a link on this page:

hope it helps,

On Sun, Oct 11, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Mahmoud Shammaa <mshammaa at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Hello,
> Does anyone have any tips or suggestions regarding reading the rates that
> Gurkaynak, Sack and Wright are updating on this website:
> http://www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/researchdata/feds200628_1.html
> While I know how to scrape an html page the issue is that they have the
> pages going from oldest to newest so It is not easily apparent where the
> latest data is:
> As of right now it is on page 29...
> http://www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/researchdata/feds200628_29.html
> .
> the problem is that this will change
> What is even more frustrating that if you go to
> http://www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/researchdata/feds200628_30.html
> data exists but it is not clear in what sequence ... it seems to be draft
> data..
> So I am not sure if anyone on this list has recommendations regarding
> unruly webpages ..
> Thanks,
> Mido Shammaa
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