[Rd] Run t-test on multiple time series

From: Bernzweig, Bruce (Exchange) <bbernzwe_at_bear.com>
Date: Fri 31 Mar 2006 - 16:23:52 GMT


I have two sets of time-series that I imported from Excel using RODBC and placed in

"securities" and "factors".  

What I need to do is generate t-scores for each security-factor pair.  

I tried the following:  

    t1 <- t.test(securities[,3:42], factors[,2:41], var.equal=TRUE)  

However, this gives me just a single t-score. Note: the numeric values that I need are in indices 3 to 42 for securities and 2 to 41 for factors.  

I'm pretty new with R so I was wondering if I could use something similar to the following where I can run some function that would calculate against all values (all meaning each security or each factor):  

> x <- c(1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

> y <- x+1

> y

  [1] 2 3 4 5 6  

Or do I need to iterate through the list of securities and factors and generate a t-score for each pair one at a time?  

Thanks,  


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