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I while ago I wrote about purchasing my own webserver in digital ocean and hosting my shinny applications. Last week I finally got some …

I’ve been using Rstudio for a long time and I got some tricks to share. These are simple and useful commands and shortcuts that really …

Loops in R First, if you are new to programming, you should know that loops are a way to tell the computer that you want to repeat some …

Its been a while since I develop a CRAN package and this weekend I decided to work on a idea I had some time ago. The result is package …

Last year I released GetLattesData. This package is very handy for anyone that researches bibliometric data of Brazilian scholars. You …

One of the main requests I get for package BatchGetSymbols is to add the choice of frequency of the financial dataset. Today I finally …

I recently bought a new computer for home and it came with two drives, one HDD and other SSD. The later is used for the OS and the …

It is with great pleasure that I announce the second edition of the portuguese version of my book, Processing and Analyzing Financial …

I often get asked about how to invest in the stock market. Not surprisingly, this has been a common topic in my classes. Brazil is …

My paper about the penetration of predatory journals in Brazil, Is predatory publishing a real threat? Evidence from a large database …

Back in 2007 I wrote a Matlab package for estimating regime switching models. I was just starting to learn to code and this project was …

I just released a long due update to package BatchGetSymbols. The files are under review in CRAN and you should get the update soon. …

My blog in 2017 As we come close to the end of 2017, its time to look back. This has been a great year for me in many ways. This blog …

In this post I’ll share my experience in setting up my own virtual server for hosting shiny applications in Digital Ocean. First, …

Financial statements of companies traded at B3 (formerly Bovespa), the Brazilian stock exchange, are available in its website. …

The latest version of GetTDData offers function get.yield.curve to download the current Brazilian yield curve directly from Anbima. The …

Its been 8 months since I switched from Windows 10 to Linux Mint. In this post I’ll talk about my experience as a scholar and R user in …

I’m looking forward to attending R in Finance conference in Chicago, next friday (2017-05-09). The program looks great! I am really …

Setting a name for a CRAN package is an intimate process. Out of an infinite range of possibilities, an idea comes for a package and …

I am very please to announce that my book,Processing and Analyzing Financial Data with R, is finally out! This book is an english …

Facebook recently released a API package allowing access to its forecasting model called prophet. According to the underling post: …

Many people, including my university colleagues and friends, have asked me about the process of writing a book and self publishing it …

In the previous post about tennis, we studied how changes in ball’s composition in hard and grass courts affected the game back in …

Part of my job as a researcher and teacher is to periodically apply and grade exams in my classroom. Being constantly in the shoes of …

One of the first examples about using linear regression models in finance is the calculation of betas, the so called market model. …

Recently, Bovespa, the Brazilian financial exchange company, allowed external access to its ftp site. In this address one can find …

Hello everyone! This is the first (ever) post for a new blog about Finance and R. My name is Marcelo Perlin and my day job is assistant …