Using economic and financial information for stock selection
AbstractA major inconvenience of the traditional approach in portfolio choice, based upon historical information, is its inability to anticipate sudden changes of price tendencies. Introducing information about future behavior of the assets fundamentals may help to make more appropriate choices. However the specification and parameterization of a model linking this exogenous information to the asset prices is not straightforward. Classification trees can be used to construct partitions of assets of forecasted similar behavior. We analyze the performance of this approach and apply it to different sectors of the S&P500.
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Volume (Year): 5 (2008)
Issue (Month): 4 (October)
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- Ilir Roko & Manfred Gilli, . "Using Economic and Financial Information for Stock Selection," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 06-21, Swiss Finance Institute.
- G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing
- C35 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions
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