"The following studies the effectiveness of using fuzzy logic and neural networks for forecasting financial stock movements with technical indicators. A new Fuzzy-Neuro model for stock trading using technical analysis is also proposed and presented.
The main problem with technical analysis is choosing the right indicator and analyzing it. This study introduces two different models for combining different technical indicators. The first model is a fuzzy heuristic rule-based model. The second is a Fuzzy-Neuro model. The fuzzy rule-based model is able to combine two technical indicators (MACD and Williams’ %R) effectively, but making the rule base is difficult and human sentiments are induced into the system. For the second model the rule base is replaced by neural networks which are able to combine the three technical indicators (MACD, Williams’ %R, and RSI) to make effective trading decisions. The Fuzzy-Neuro model adds the capability of adjusting the weights of the three technical indicators that were used as inputs for the model. Since each indicator works better on different market conditions, adjusting the weights between the indicators produces a better return when a portfolio of stocks is traded. The Fuzzy-Neuro system also has the capability to learn from past data.
The proposed Fuzzy-Neuro model is tested on seven different companies actively traded in the U.S. markets. The proposed model shows promising results for a portfolio of seven companies"--Abstract, page 3.
Enke, David Lee, 1965-
Dagli, Cihan H., 1949-
St. Clair, Daniel C.
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
M.S. in Engineering Management
Intelligent Systems Center
University of Missouri--Rolla
ix, 46 pages
© 2002 Vamsi Krishna Bogullu, All rights reserved.
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Stocks -- Prices
Neural networks (Computer science)
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Bogullu, Vamsi Krishna, "Intelligent technical analysis using neural networks and fuzzy logic" (2002). Masters Theses. 2266.
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