This post is the introduction to a series that will illustrate how to backtest the same strategy in Excel and R. The impetus for this series started with this tweet by Jared Woodard at Condor Options. After Soren Macbeth introduced us, Jare...

This post is the introduction to a series that will illustrate how to backtest the same strategy in Excel and R. The impetus for this series started with this tweet by Jared Woodard at Condor Options. After Soren Macbeth introduced us, Jare...

This post is the introduction to a series that will illustrate how to backtest the same strategy in Excel and R. The impetus for this series started with this tweet by Jared Woodard at Condor Options. After Soren Macbeth introduced us, Jare...

The 2011 R/Finance conference has an updated call for papers. Dirk Eddelbuettel announced it to the R-SIG-Finance mailing list. I've reproduced his email in its entirety below. Let me know if you plan on attending.Subject: R/Finance 2...

The 2011 R/Finance conference has an updated call for papers. Dirk Eddelbuettel announced it to the R-SIG-Finance mailing list. I've reproduced his email in its entirety below. Let me know if you plan on attending.Subject: R/Finance 2...

I use R very frequently and take for granted much that it has to offer. I forget how R is different from similar tools, so I have trouble communicating the benefits of using R. The goal of this post is to highlight R's main strengths, but first... my story.How I got started with RI was introduced...

I use R very frequently and take for granted much that it has to offer. I forget how R is different from similar tools, so I have trouble communicating the benefits of using R. The goal of this post is to highlight R's main strengths, but first... my story.How I got started with RI was introduced...

Before you start, note that there is now a Windows binary of RQuantLib is available on CRAN.Due to a change in how R-2.12.0 is built, CRAN maintainers could no longer provide a Windows binary of RQuantLib with the QuantLib library they had been using....

Before you start, note that there is now a Windows binary of RQuantLib is available on CRAN.Due to a change in how R-2.12.0 is built, CRAN maintainers could no longer provide a Windows binary of RQuantLib with the QuantLib library they had been using....