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Data sets from the textbook "Modeling Financial Time Series with S-PLUS" written by Eric Zivot and Jiahui Wang.

The data sets are:

`CPI.dat` | US Consumer Price Index, |

`DowJones30` | Down Jones 30 Stocks, |

`ford.s` | Daily Ford Stock Prices, |

`hp.s` | Daily Hewlett-Packard Stock Prices, |

`IP.dat` | US Industrial Production Index, |

`msft.dat` | Microsoft Stock Prices, |

`nelsonplosser` | Nelson-Plosser US Economic Time Series, |

`nyse` | NYSE Composite Index, |

`shiller.dat` | Shiller's Data Set, |

`shiller.annual` | Shiller's Annual Data Set, |

`singleIndex.dat` | US Index and Price Data Records, |

`sp500dge` | Daily DGE SP500 Returns, |

`surex1.ts.dat` | Exchange Rate Spot Returns, |

`yhoo.df` | Yahoo Stock Prices. |

All files are in CSV Excel spreadsheet format. The delimiter is a semicolon.

**US Consumer Price Index:**

`CPI.dat`

contains data representing seasonally adjusted US Industrial
Production Index.

The data set ranges from

The columns are named:

**Industrial Production Index:**

`IP.dat`

contains data representing seasonally adjusted US Consumer
Price Index.

The data set ranges from

The columns are named:

**Down Jones 30 Stocks:**

`DowJones30`

contains daily observations from the Dow Jones 30 Index series.
Each of the thirty columns represents the closing price
of a stock in the Index.

The data set ranges from 1991-01-02 to 2001-01-02.

The columns are named:

**Daily Ford Stock Prices:**

`ford.s`

contains data representing 2000 daily stock returns for the Ford
shares traded at NYSE.

The data set ranges from 1084-01-02 to 1991-12-31.

The columns are named:

**Daily Hewlett-Packard Stock Prices:**

`hp.s`

contains data representing 2000 daily stock returns for the HP
shares traded at NYSE.

The data set ranges from 1084-01-02 to 1991-12-31.

The columns are named:

**Microsoft Stock Prices:**

`msft.dat`

contains daily stock prices and volumes for the the Microsoft stocks.
The data set ranges from 2000-09-27 to 2001-09-27

The columns are named: Open, High, Low, Close, Volume.

Source: www.yahoo.com

**Nelson-Plosser US Economic Time Series:**

`nelsonplosser`

contains the data set listing fourteen US economic time series used
by Nelson and Plosser in their seminal paper.

The data set ranges from 1860-12-31 until 1970-12-31.

The columns are named: gnp.r, gnp.n, gnp.pc, ip, emp, ur, gnp.p,
cpi, wg.n, wg.r, M, vel, bnd, sp.

They denote:

`gnp.r`

-Real GNP, [Billions of 1958 Dollars], [1909-1970],

`gnp.n`

-Nominal GNP, [Millions of Current USD], [1909-1970],

`gnp.pc`

-Real Per Capita GNP, [1958 Dollars], [1909-1970],

`ip`

-Industrial Production Index, [1967 = 100], [1860-1970],

`emp`

-Total Employment, [Thousands], [1890-1970],

`ur`

-Total Unemployment Rate, [Percent], [1890-1970],

`gnp.p`

-GNP Deflator, [1958 = 100], [1889-1970],

`cpi`

-Consumer Price Index, [1967 = 100], [1860-1970],

`wg.n`

-Nominal Wages, [current Dollars], [1900-1970],

`wg.r`

-Real Wages, [Nominal wages/CPI], [1900-1970],

`M`

-Money Stock (M2), [Billions USD, annual avgs], [1889-1970],

`vel`

-Velocity of Money, [1869-1970],

`bnd`

-Basic Yields 30-year Corporate Bonds, [% pa], [1900-1970],

`sp`

-Stock Prices, [Index; 1941-43 = 100], [1871-1970].

**NYSE Composite Index:**

`nyse`

contains daily records of the NYSE Composite Index.

The data set ranges from

The columns are named:

**Shiller's Data Set:**

`shiller.dat`

holds the data used in the book "Irrational Exuberance" by Robert
Shiller.

The data set ranges from January 1871 ato March 2001.

The columns are named:

They denote:

`price`

- monthly nominal US SP stock market prices,

`dividend`

- nominal SP Composite Index dividends,

`earnings`

- nominal SP Composite Index earnings,

`cpi`

- US Consumer Price Indexes,

`real.price`

- real US stock market prices,

`real.dividend`

- real SP Composite Index dividends,

`real.earnings`

- real SP Composite Index earnings,

`pe.10`

- price-earnings ratios.

Source: Robert Shiller.

**Shiller's Annual Data Set:**

`shiller.annual`

holds the annual data used in the book "Irrational Exuberance" by Robert
Shiller.

The data set ranges from January 1871 ato March 2001.

The columns are named:

They denote:

They denote:

`price`

- monthly nominal US SP stock market prices,

`dividend`

- nominal SP Composite Index dividends,

`earnings`

- nominal SP Composite Index earnings,

`cpi`

- US Consumer Price Indexes,

`real.price`

- real US stock market prices,

`real.dividend`

- real SP Composite Index dividends,

`real.earnings`

- real SP Composite Index earnings,

`pe.10`

- price-earnings ratios,

`dp.ratio`

- dividend-price ratios,

`dp.yield`

- dividend-price yield.

Source: Robert Shiller.

**US Index and Price Data Records:**

`singleIndex.dat`

holds monthly index and price data records. Included are monthly closing
prices for Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and SP500 Index (SP500).

The data set ranges from January 1990 to January 2001.

The columns are named:

**Daily DGE SP500 Returns:**

`sp500dge`

lists daily returns from the SP500 as used in
the paper of Ding, Granger and Engle.

The data set ranges from

The columns are named:
Source: Ding, Granger and Engle.

**Exchange Rate Spot Returns:**

`surex1.ts.dat`

contains exchange rate spot returns and forward premium data as used
in the article of Eric Zivot (2000).

The data set ranges from

The columns are named:

**Yahoo Stock Prices:**

`yhoo.df`

contains data representing daily transaction information of Yahoo
stocks.

The data set ranges from

The columns are named: Date, Open, High, Low, Close, Volume.

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