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Reproducible Finance with R: Interactive Maps and ETF Analysis

March 8, 2017
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by Jonathan Regenstein In this post, I’ll describe a Shiny app to support the Emerging Markets ETF Country Exposure analysis developed in a previous post I have done some additional work and updated the analysis to include five ETFs in the app, whereas we originally imported data on 1 ETF. The new notebook is available

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Reproducible Finance with R: ETF Country Exposure

February 8, 2017
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by Jonathan Regenstein Today, we are going to tackle a project that has long been on my wish list: a Shiny app to take a fund or portfolio, analyze its exposure to different countries, and display those exposures on a world map. Now you know how exciting my wishlists are. Before describing our data importing/wrangling

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Reproducible Finance with R: Sector Correlations Shiny App

February 3, 2017
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by Jonathan Regenstein In a previous post, we built an R Notebook that pulled in data on sector ETFs and allowed us to calculate the rolling correlation between a sector ETF and the S&P 500 ETF, whose ticker is SPY. Today, we’ll wrap that into a Shiny app that allows the user to choose a

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Recreating RView’s ”Reproducible Finance With R: Sector Correlations”

Recreating RView’s ”Reproducible Finance With R: Sector Correlations”

The folks at RStudio have a segment on their RViews blog, “Reproducible Finance with R”, one that we at Business Science are very fond of! In the spirit of reproducibility, we thought that it would be appropriate to recreate the RViews post, “Rep...

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New Applied Finance Course: Bond Valuation and Analysis in R

January 25, 2017
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New Applied Finance Course:  Bond Valuation and Analysis in R

This week we are launching Bond Valuation and Analysis in R taught by Clifford S. Ang, CFA, Vice President at Compass Lexecon. Bonds are securities issued by governments or corporations that pay interest over a fixed schedule and are the most well-kno...

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Reproducible Finance with R: Sector Correlations

January 18, 2017
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by Jonathan Regenstein Welcome to the first installation of reproducible finance for 2017. It’s a new year, a new President takes office soon, and we could be entering a new political-economic environment. What better time to think about a popular topic over the last few years: equity correlations. Elevated correlations are important for several reasons

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R / Finance 2017 Call for Papers

January 11, 2017
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Last week, Josh sent the call for papers to the R-SIG-Finance list making everyone aware that we will have our nineth annual R/Finance conference in Chicago in May. Please see the call for paper (at the link, below, or at the website) and consider submitting a paper. We are once again very excited about our conference,...

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R/Finance 2017: Call for Papers

January 4, 2017
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R/Finance 2017: Applied Finance with RMay 19 and 20, 2017University of Illinois at ChicagoThe ninth annual R/Finance conference for applied finance using R will be held on May 19 and 20, 2017 in Chicago, IL, USA at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  The conference will cover topics including portfolio management, time series analysis, advanced risk tools,...

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How to download and organize financial data from yahoo finance for several tickers

January 2, 2017
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How to download and organize financial data from yahoo finance for several tickers

Using package BatchGetSymbols - One of the great things of working in finance is that financial datasets are freely available from sources such as Google and Yahoo Finance. This is an excelent feature for building up to date conte...

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Reproducible Finance with R: A Shiny ETF Map

December 16, 2016
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by Jonathan Regenstein In a previous post, we built an R Notebook that laid the groundwork for a Shiny app that allows users to graph country ETFs by clicking on a world map. In today’s Fun Friday post, we’ll charge forth to build that app, again using a flexdashboard so that we can stay in

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