And as usual, I always want a longer data set, so after a little playing with R-Excel, we can extend our historical sources of bond returns to 1919. If nothing else, maybe you can find other uses for the Shiller Dataset in R. From TimelyPort...

A violin plot is a combination box plot and a kernel density plot: it starts with a box plot, and adds a rotated kernel density plot to each side of the box plot. You can create violin plots with the vioplot function (from the vioplot package) package in R. When looking at the volatility of financial instruments, the financial...