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Download R 2.13.0 for Windows

Some of you may hear that the new release of R 2.13.0 is out, with some Windows-specific changes to R 2.13.0:file.exists() and unlink() have more support for files > 2GB;A few more file operations will now work with >2GB files.which could help us to relieve the worry of handling large datasets in R.

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The new R compiler package in R 2.13.0: Some first experiments

April 12, 2011
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R 2.13.0 will be released tomorrow. It contains a new package by R Core member Luke Tierney: compiler. What a simple and straightforward name, and something that Luke has been working on for several years. The NEWS file sayso Package compiler is now provided as a standard package. See ...

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The new R compiler package in R 2.13.0: Some first experiments

April 12, 2011
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R 2.13.0 will be released tomorrow. It contains a new package by R Core member Luke Tierney: compiler. What a simple and straightforward name, and something that Luke has been working on for several years. The NEWS file sayso Package compiler is now provided as a standard package. See ...

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Rcpp workshop / master class on April 28 in Chicago

April 6, 2011
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I realized I never announced this on the blog, so without further ado....Rcpp Workshop in Chicago on April 28, 2011This year's R/Finance conference will be preceded by a full-day masterclass on Rcpp and related topics which will be held on...

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Long EEM Short IWM-How it Works in 3 Ways

March 31, 2011
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Long EEM Short IWM-How it Works in 3 Ways

Long EEM Short IWM potentially works in 3 ways: 1) See my last post “Asian Currency Opportunity” where currency undervaluation means potential gain of 20-50% versus the US$ and 50%-100% versus the Japanese Yen.  However, even absent the underv...

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Rcpp workshop in Chicago on April 28th

March 30, 2011
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OverviewThis year's R/Finance conference will be preceded by a full-day masterclass on Rcpp and related topics which will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2011, the Univ. of Illinois at Chicago campus.Join Dirk Eddelbuettel and Romain Fr...

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Rcpp workshop in Chicago on April 28th

March 30, 2011
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OverviewThis year's R/Finance conference will be preceded by a full-day masterclass on Rcpp and related topics which will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2011, the Univ. of Illinois at Chicago campus.Join Dirk Eddelbuettel and Romain Fr...

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How to backtest a strategy in R

March 26, 2011
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This is the third post in the Backtesting in Excel and R series and it will show how to backtest a simple strategy in R.  It will follow the 4 steps Damian outlined in his post on how to backtest a simple strategy in Excel.Step 1: Get the dataThe ...

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How to backtest a strategy in R

March 26, 2011
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This is the third post in the Backtesting in Excel and R series and it will show how to backtest a simple strategy in R.  It will follow the 4 steps Damian outlined in his post on how to backtest a simple strategy in Excel.Step 1: Get the dataThe ...

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Yeah Sure, Maybe, Well … Okay

March 23, 2011
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Yeah Sure, Maybe, Well … Okay

Whoever wrote the book on statistics, probably avoided getting a proper education in literature. At least that's my null hypothesis. The cryptic and awkward presentation of probabilities common amongst the Frequentists (no, not the Latin American Socia...

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