The Market Forecaster
by Mark Hallinan
Market Forecaster is a program based on an econometric model of the U.S. stock market over the
past 25 years, which produces a forecast of the U.S. stock market for the next 40 to 80 trading days. It
was recently updated with a completely new regression equation, with significantly different inputs.
The program I reviewed consisted of a single 5-1/4 inch IBM diskette, a 37-page manual plus a few data
collection sheets, a startup sheet and a sheet which indicates in detail where the input information can be
obtained from Barron' s "Market Laboratory" section.