This paper tries to address the problem of stock market prediction leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) strategies. The stock market prediction can be modeled based on two principal analyses called technical and fundamental. In the technical analysis approach, the regression machine learning (ML) algorithms are employed to predict the stock price trend at the end of a business day based on the historical price data. In contrast, in the fundamental analysis, the classification ML algorithms are applied to classify the public sentiment based on news and social media. We evaluate Halliburton prediction models with Reinforcement Machine Learning (ML) and Factor1,2,3,4 and conclude that the HAL stock is predictable in the short/long term. According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold HAL stock.

Keywords: HAL, Halliburton, stock forecast, machine learning based prediction, risk rating, buy-sell behaviour, stock analysis, target price analysis, options and futures.

## Key Points

1. Investment Risk
2. Dominated Move
3. Can we predict stock market using machine learning? ## HAL Target Price Prediction Modeling Methodology

Prediction of stock prices has been an important area of research for a long time. While supporters of the efficient market hypothesis believe that it is impossible to predict stock prices accurately, there are formal propositions demonstrating that accurate modeling and designing of appropriate variables may lead to models using which stock prices and stock price movement patterns can be very accurately predicted. We consider Halliburton Stock Decision Process with Factor where A is the set of discrete actions of HAL stock holders, F is the set of discrete states, P : S × F × S → R is the transition probability distribution, R : S × F → R is the reaction function, and γ ∈ [0, 1] is a move factor for expectation.1,2,3,4

F(Factor)5,6,7= $\begin{array}{cccc}{p}_{a1}& {p}_{a2}& \dots & {p}_{1n}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{j1}& {p}_{j2}& \dots & {p}_{jn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{k1}& {p}_{k2}& \dots & {p}_{kn}\\ & ⋮\\ {p}_{n1}& {p}_{n2}& \dots & {p}_{nn}\end{array}$ X R(Reinforcement Machine Learning (ML)) X S(n):→ (n+8 weeks) $\stackrel{\to }{R}=\left({r}_{1},{r}_{2},{r}_{3}\right)$

n:Time series to forecast

p:Price signals of HAL stock

j:Nash equilibria

k:Dominated move

a:Best response for target price

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## HAL Stock Forecast (Buy or Sell) for (n+8 weeks)

Sample Set: Neural Network
Stock/Index: HAL Halliburton
Time series to forecast n: 09 Oct 2022 for (n+8 weeks)

According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold HAL stock.

X axis: *Likelihood% (The higher the percentage value, the more likely the event will occur.)

Y axis: *Potential Impact% (The higher the percentage value, the more likely the price will deviate.)

Z axis (Yellow to Green): *Technical Analysis%

## Conclusions

Halliburton assigned short-term B3 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating. We evaluate the prediction models Reinforcement Machine Learning (ML) with Factor1,2,3,4 and conclude that the HAL stock is predictable in the short/long term. According to price forecasts for (n+8 weeks) period: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold HAL stock.

### Financial State Forecast for HAL Stock Options & Futures

Rating Short-Term Long-Term Senior
Outlook*B3B1
Operational Risk 6590
Market Risk3632
Technical Analysis6064
Fundamental Analysis3650
Risk Unsystematic5753

### Prediction Confidence Score

Trust metric by Neural Network: 89 out of 100 with 501 signals.

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Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: What is the prediction methodology for HAL stock?
A: HAL stock prediction methodology: We evaluate the prediction models Reinforcement Machine Learning (ML) and Factor
Q: Is HAL stock a buy or sell?
A: The dominant strategy among neural network is to Hold HAL Stock.
Q: Is Halliburton stock a good investment?
A: The consensus rating for Halliburton is Hold and assigned short-term B3 & long-term B1 forecasted stock rating.
Q: What is the consensus rating of HAL stock?
A: The consensus rating for HAL is Hold.
Q: What is the prediction period for HAL stock?
A: The prediction period for HAL is (n+8 weeks)