R Dataset / Package Ecdat / SP500

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the SP500 data set which pertains to Returns on Standard \& Poor's 500 Index . The SP500 data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the SP500 data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("SP500"). This will load the data into a variable called SP500. If R says the SP500 data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Ecdat") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the SP500 R data set. The size of this file is about 28,775 bytes.


Returns on Standard \& Poor's 500 Index

Description

daily observations from 1981–01 to 1991–04

number of observations : 2783

Usage

data(SP500)

Format

A dataframe containing :

r500

daily return S\&P500 (change in log index)

References

Verbeek, Marno (2004) A Guide to Modern Econometrics, John Wiley and Sons.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations,

Index.Time.Series

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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-39336.csv 28.1 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0