ticker_dates: Get Yahoo! Finance Start/End Dates for One or More Tickers

Description

This function just returns the start/end dates of tickers on Yahoo! Finance, so you can see what range of dates are available for one or more funds.

Usage

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ticker.dates(tickers)

Arguments

tickers

Character string or vector of character strings with tickers that Yahoo! Finance recognizes.

Value

Data frame showing start and end dates for each ticker.

Author(s)

Dane R. Van Domelen

References

Acknowledgment: This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship under Grant No. DGE-0940903.

Examples

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# See what dates are available for Apple and Amazon
ticker.dates(c("AAPL", "AMZN"))

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