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“Business analytics is used to process and analyze data and information to support a storyor a narrative of the company’s business as well as proposes the question of what makes our business profitable (Lind, 2019 p 13)?” Computer software is used to organize and analyze the findings of statistical analysis. Presenting data in graphs is important to portraying statistics so that the data is easier to comprehend. The data presented were figures from the past; when predicting what will happen in the future is the probability that is represented by a numerical value (Lind, 2019 p 119). The data that was collected represents Amazon’s stock prices over one full year. The graphs include Amazon’s daily high, daily low, adjusted closing price, and stock volume. The adjusted price is adjusted for both dividends and splits. As with any shared company the Amazon’s stock fluctuated over the year. Amazon’s stock is strong in the market and the organization has a large volume.
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