getDailyMaster {edgar}R Documentation

Retrieves daily master index

Description

getDailyMaster retrieves daily master index from the U.S. SEC EDGAR server.

Usage

getDailyMaster(input.date)

Arguments

input.date

in character format 'mm/dd/YYYY'.

Details

getDailyMaster function takes date as an input parameter from a user, and downloads master index for the date from the U.S. SEC EDGAR server https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/daily-index/. It strips headers and converts this daily filing information into dataframe format. Function creates new directory 'Daily Indexes' into working directory to save these downloaded daily master index files in Rda format.

Value

Function returns filings information in a dataframe format.

Examples

## Not run: 

output <- getDailyMaster('08/09/2016')

## End(Not run) 

[Package edgar version 2.0.3 Index]