Jones, Clive (2015): Predictability of the daily high and low of the S&P 500 index.
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Ratios involving the current period opening price and the high or low price of the previous period are significant predictors of the current period high or low price for many stocks and stock indexes. This is illustrated with daily trading data from the S&P 500 index. Regressions specifying these “proximity variables” have higher explanatory and predictive power than benchmark autoregressive and “no change” models. This is shown with out-of-sample comparisons of MAPE, MSE, and the proportion of time models predict the correct direction or sign of change of daily high and low stock prices. In addition, predictive models incorporating these proximity variables show time varying effects over the study period, 2000 to February 2015. This time variation looks to be more than random and probably relates to investor risk preferences and changes in the general climate of investment risk.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Predictability of the daily high and low of the S&P 500 index|
|English Title:||Predictability of the daily high and low of the S&P 500 index|
|Keywords:||predictability of stock prices, time varying parameters, proximity variable method for predicting stock prices, accuracy of proximity variable method compared with autoregressive and benchmark forecasts|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models ; Multiple Variables > C32 - Time-Series Models ; Dynamic Quantile Regressions ; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models ; Diffusion Processes ; State Space Models
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C5 - Econometric Modeling > C58 - Financial Econometrics
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G11 - Portfolio Choice ; Investment Decisions
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G17 - Financial Forecasting and Simulation
|Depositing User:||Clive Jones|
|Date Deposited:||09. Mar 2015 13:10|
|Last Modified:||09. Mar 2015 13:41|
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