Dataset Name: prosper
Vendor: Prosper Insights & Analytics
Data Starts at: 2002-01-01 00:00:00
Symbol Set: Major Retailers
Data Update Time(s): 12:05 AM EST
Data Update Frequency: month
Retail Economy and Consumer Spending Forecast
US Signals - Retail Economy Forecast.
Prosper US Signals series of datasets includes leading indicators and advanced predictive analytics from Prosper's scientifically collected monthly measurement of over 7,500 US consumers covering forward looking spending plans, retail channels, motivations, and economic outlook.
Prosper US Signals are excellent training datasets for Machine Learning initiatives and Forecasting applications.
Prosper's Consumer Spending Forecast correlates with actual retail Sales 3 weeks in advance( r=.81).
Data Contained in this Dataset
|_seq||uint||Internal sequence number used to keep data rows in order|
|timestamp||string||Timestamp of the Data - America/New York Time.|
|muts||uint64||Microseconds Unix Timestamp. An integer representation of a timestamp with microsecond precision that can be compared directly to other timestamps.|
|symbol||string||Trading Symbol or Ticker|
|source||string||Is the source a survey Question MCS or a CALCulated value from the survey.|
|question_id||int||Unique question id number for each question, approximately 300 id's, range from 1 to 700|
|question_text||string||Text of Question Asked|
|answer_id||int||Unique answer id number for each potential answer, approximately 70 id's, range from 1 to 9001|
|answer_text||string||Text of Answer|
|date||string||Survey Availability date|
|value||double||Value for answer to question or Calculation. These are often Percentages expressed as 0.0 to 1.0 but call be amount spent or intend to spend. See Answer Text for description of the Answer|