Re: [R] priceIts problem

From: Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz_at_medanalytics.com>
Date: Fri 02 Jul 2004 - 10:35:05 EST

On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 19:26, Marc Schwartz wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 19:02, Erin Hodgess wrote:
> > Dear R People:
> >
> > In library(its), there is a command priceIts.
> >
> > There is a problem with this command. It is returning an error message:
> >
> > > ibm1 <- priceIts(instrument="ibm",start="1998-01-01",quote="Open")
> > Error in download.file(url, destfile, method = method, quiet = quiet) :
> > cannot open URL `http://chart.yahoo.com/table.csv?s=ibm&a=0&b=01&c=1998&d=5&e=30&f=2004&g=d&q=q&y=0&z=ibm&x=.csv'
> > In addition: Warning message:
> > cannot open: HTTP status was `404 Not Found'
> > >
> >
> >
> > This has been working fine until tonight.
> >
> > Has anyone else seen this, please?
> > thanks in advance!

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> I have copied Heywood Giles on this reply as an FYI and for
> confirmation.

Apologies. That should be Giles Heywood.

Marc



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