Stock Price Prediction with Regression Algorithms

In this chapter, we will be solving a problem that absolutely interests everyone—predicting stock prices. Getting wealthy by means of smart investment—who isn't interested?! In fact, stock market movements and stock price predictions have been actively researched by a large number of financial, trading, and even technology corporations. A variety of methods have been developed to predict stock prices using machine learning techniques. Herein, we will be focusing on learning several popular regression algorithms, including linear regression, regression tree and regression forest, and support vector regression, as well as neural networks, and utilizing them to tackle this billion (or trillion) ...

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