[R-SIG-Finance] quantmod getSymbols() failing on Yahoo
josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 20:01:09 CEST 2017
On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 12:59 PM, Keith Sabol <sabolkj at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been using getSymbols() to retrieve data from Yahoo for some time
> without difficulty. Recently, I've been getting this error:
> Error in download.file(paste(yahoo.URL, "s=", Symbols.name, "&a=", from.m,
> cannot open URL '
> Pasting this url into my browser works as expected:
> Can someone suggest how I might find/edit the line in the quantmod code
> that would enable me to to switch to HTTPS until the package catches up?
The package caught up yesterday. You need to upgrade to quantmod 0.4-8 on CRAN.
> Thanks, in advance, for any assistance.
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