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Importing and Managing Financial Data in R

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  • 15 Videos
  • 57 Exercises
  • 5 hours 
  • 1,012 Participants
  • 4850 XP

Instructor(s):

Joshua Ulrich
Joshua Ulrich

Joshua Ulrich is a Quantitative Analyst & Programmer for an algorithmic market maker, a member of the R/Finance Conference organizing committee, and founder of the Saint Louis R User Group. He is the creator of TTR, and co-author of several other packages for R and finance. He is passionate about computational finance, algorithmic trading, risk management, and helping people solve problems.

Collaborator(s):

Lore Dirick Lore Dirick

Davis Vaughan Davis Vaughan

Course Description

If you've ever done anything with financial or economic time series, you know the data come in various shapes, sizes, and periodicities. Getting the data into R can be stressful and time-consuming, especially when you need to merge data from several different sources into one data set. This course will cover importing data from local files as well as from internet sources.