Muhammad Rafay Aleem, Nandita Dwivedi, Kiran

1. Motivation and Background

Portfolio Management is the process of maximizing the return on a portfolio. Portfolio managers make trading decisions on behalf of their clients depending on their appetite for risk. They analyze different assets, their strengths and weaknesses before making a decision about which equities they should hold in a portfolio for balancing the risk and drawing maximum returns. This makes portfolio management a difficult process. We aim to make this process better and simpler by using predictive modeling and deep learning techniques. We generate stable portfolios on predicted stock prices for next quarter.

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Muhammad Rafay Aleem, Nandita Dwivedi, Kiran

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Diving into Intel’s BigDL

Apache Spark has rapidly gotten popular over the past couple of years. This comes from its simplicity, speed and support, also referred as 3 S’s of Spark. Many companies leveraged the Hadoop and Spark environments to build powerful data processing pipelines. These pipelines were built to pre-process huge volumes of data on distributed clusters and draw insights from it for business growth. As Deep Learning gained momentum for its…

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