CFA Practice Question

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CFA Practice Question

A linear trend for time series data beginning in 2006 and extending up through 2011 (data for 6 years) is Y-hat = 5.2 + 3.1t. The forecast for 2012 is

A. 23.8
B. 26.9
C. 30.0
Correct Answer: B

To find the forecast Y-hat = 5.2 + 3.1(7) = 26.9.

User Contributed Comments 3

User Comment
vi2009 got tricked! forecast for 2012 ... so t = 7
jazzguitar I don't understand why t = 7.
2006 = 0
2007 = 1
2008 = 2
2009 = 3
2010 = 4
2011 = 5
2012 = 6

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myron @jazzguitar: 2006 is year 1.
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