Introduction Quandl is one of the best platforms for finding and downloading financial and economic time series. The collection of free databases is solid and I use it intensively in my research and class material.
But, a couple of things from the native package Quandl always bothered me:
Multiple data is always returned in the wide (column oriented) format (why??); No local caching of data; No control for importing error and status; Not easy to work within the tidyverse collection of packages As you suspect, I decided to tackle the problem over the weekend.