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10. Stock Prediction

Michael Paluszek1  , Stephanie Thomas2   and Eric Ham2  
(1)
Plainsboro, NJ, USA
(2)
Princeton, NJ, USA
 

10.1 Introduction

The goal of a stock prediction algorithm is to recommend a portfolio of stocks that will maximize an investor’s return. The investor has a finite amount of money and wants to create a portfolio to maximize her or his return on investment. The neural network in this chapter will predict the behavior of a portfolio of stocks given its history. This could then be used to select a portfolio of stocks with some idea of ...

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