Importing google news data to R

July 6, 2011

(This article was first published on Modern Tool Making, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I’ve been playing around lately with the stock market data available from google finance, through quantmod in R. Here’s a function I’ve written (which depends on the R Data Science Toolkit), to pull news stories related to a stock from google, parse them, and save them as a data frame. Let me know what you think!

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