Computational Management Science

, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp 147–160 | Cite as

Support Vector Machine as an Efficient Framework for Stock Market Volatility Forecasting

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Abstract

Advantages and limitations of the existing models for practical forecasting of stock market volatility have been identified. Support vector machine (SVM) have been proposed as a complimentary volatility model that is capable to extract information from multiscale and high-dimensional market data. Presented results for SP500 index suggest that SVM can efficiently work with high-dimensional inputs to account for volatility long-memory and multiscale effects and is often superior to the main-stream volatility models. SVM-based framework for volatility forecasting is expected to be important in the development of the novel strategies for volatility trading, advanced risk management systems, and other applications dealing with multi-scale and high-dimensional market data.

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  1. 1.Science Applications International CorporationMcLeanUSA

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