Author

Sachin Kamath

Publication Date

Spring 2012

Degree Type

Master's Project

Department

Computer Science

Abstract

Stock market plays a pivotal role in financial aspect of the nation's growth, but stock market is highly volatile and complex in nature. It is affected by significant political issues, analyst calls, news articles , company's future plans of expansions and growth and many more. Hence, any investor would be interested in understanding the stock market overtime and how the factors mentioned above affect the behavior of the stock market.

On Every business day, millions of traders invest in stock market. Most of these investors lose money and others gain. However, considering any trading day, loss or gain is absolutely inconsistent. The demand to predict stock prices are extremely high, hence is the need for stock market analysis. This project is focused on analyzing a stock of any given company based on statistical technical indicators. Some of these indicators are deterministic in nature and the remaining are probabilistic. The objective of this project is to minimize the risk of loss in every trade thereby maximizing the profit.

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