The goal of frenchdata is to provide functions to download and read data sets from Prof. Kenneth French finance data library.


Once on CRAN, install the package as usual:


You can install the development version of frenchdata directly from GitHub using:

# install.packages("devtools")


To learn more about this package and the functions it provides by reading the basic usage article.

Getting help

If you encounter a bug, please file an issue with a minimal reproducible example on GitHub.