...data. Therefore, this has been done for sales, costs and profits of Yahoo Inc. for the period under review. These results are presented in table formats in Part II of this paper.
There are many methods that can be used to forecast time series data such as the one in this study (Table 1). In our assessment of the task at hand and the limitation of resources, we conducted the forecast using regression analysis technique which we found to be appropriate for this study.
There are a number of statistical softwares available for conducting forecasts of time series data (Evans, 2003). These include but are not limited to Excel, SPSS, Stata, Eviews, R... I. Introduction This paper presents the trend analysis ...