Articles by Christian Groll

Prediction model for the FIFA World Cup 2014

June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Like a last minute goal, so to speak, Andreas Groll and Gunther Schauberger of Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich announced their predictions for the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil - just hours before the opening game. Andreas Groll, with his successful prediction of the European Championship 2012 already experienced in this field, and Gunther ... [Read more...]

Downloading SP500 stock price data with R

August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Using R, we show how to download historic stock prices for all S&P500 components from Yahoo!Finance. We visualize missing data, and process stock prices to get clean daily logarithmic returns. The data then could readily be used in financial applications like risk management or asset management. [Read more...]

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