[R] tseries (get.hist.quote)

Christian Schulz c.schulz at metrinomics.de
Thu Jul 18 17:03:28 CEST 2002

i really positive surprised when i found the  "get.hist.quote"   but 
didn't now
why i get with the examples from Online-Help  errorMessages.

Perhaps their is a problem with POSIX and my OS WIN2000/R1.5.1 ?

Thanks for advance & regards,Christian

$ ibm <- get.hist.quote(instrument = "ibm",  start = "1998-01-01")
trying URL ` 
Content type `application/octet-stream' length unknown
opened URL
downloaded 48Kb

time series starts 1998-01-02
Error in fromchar(x) : character string is not in a standard unambiguous 

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