S&P 500 is a stock market index based on the market capitalization of 500 large companies in the U.S. Go to the FRED Economic Data website (Links to an external site.) for S&P 500 and download the data for just one year. You may choose any one-year window.
- Using R, create a time series plot for the dataset. Describe the plot.
- Using R, fit the dataset to linear regression and moving average models. Which model do you think is a better predictive model? Explain why.
- Discuss how you can improve the prediction.
Support your post with information and concepts from the class readings. Use APA-style references wherever necessary to support your discussion.
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