Statistics Terms

  1. Correlation

  2. Correlation Coefficient

  3. Coskewness

  4. Cost Per Available Seat Mile - CASM

  5. Covariance

  6. Cox-Ingersoll-Ross Model - CIR

  7. Cross-Correlation

  8. Data Mining

  9. Data Smoothing

  10. Dean Analytic Schedule

  11. Debasement

  12. Decile

  13. Decision Theory

  14. Decision Tree

  15. Default Model

  16. Default Probability

  17. Degrees Of Freedom

  18. Delphi Method

  19. Demographics

  20. Descriptive Statistics

  21. Detrend

  22. Discouraged Worker

  23. Discrete Distribution

  24. Dispersion

  25. Down Transition Probability

  26. Down-Market Capture Ratio

  27. Downside Deviation

  28. Durbin Watson Statistic

  29. Dutch Book Theorem

  30. Econometrician

  31. Econometrics

  32. Economic Capital

  33. Economic Forecasting

  34. Economic Indicator

  35. Economic Order Quantity - EOQ

  36. Empirical Probability

  37. Empirical Rule

  38. Endogenous Variable

  39. Entropy

  40. Equal Weight

  41. Equity Premium Puzzle - EPP

  42. Equivalent Martingale Measures

  43. Error Term

  44. Eurostat

  45. Excess Kurtosis

  46. Exogenous Growth

  47. Expected Return

  48. Expected Value

  49. Forward Start Option

  50. Fourier Analysis

  51. Frequency Distribution

  52. Frequency Of Exclusion

  53. Fuzzy Logic

  54. Gambler's Fallacy

  55. Gamma Pricing Model

  56. Generalized AutoRegressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (GARCH)

  57. Generalized AutoRegressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (GARCH) Process

  58. Geometric Mean

  59. George A. Akerlof

  60. Gini Index

  61. Goal Seeking

  62. Gold/Silver Ratio

  63. Goodness-Of-Fit

  64. Government Actuary

  65. Growth Curve

  66. Harmonic Average

  67. Hedonic Regression

  68. Heteroskedastic

  69. Heteroskedasticity

  70. High-Speed Data Feed

  71. Histogram

  72. Historical Returns

  73. Historical Volatility - HV

  74. Hockey Stick Chart

  75. Hodrick-Prescott (HP) Filter

  76. Homoskedastic

  77. Hubbert Curve

  78. Hubbert Peak Theory

  79. Human Development Index - HDI

  80. Hybrid Indicator

  81. Hyperbolic Absolute Risk Aversion

  82. Hypothesis Testing

  83. Impression

  84. Imputed Value

  85. Income Risk

  86. Incremental Value At Risk

  87. Index Divisor

  88. Information Coefficient - IC

  89. Information Ratio - IR

  90. Inverse Correlation

  91. IRR Rule

  92. James A. Mirrlees

  93. James J. Heckman

  94. Jerry A. Hausman

  95. Jobs Growth

  96. Joint Probability

  97. Joseph Effect

  98. K-Percent Rule

  99. K-Ratio

  100. Key Ratio

Hot Definitions
  1. Ascending Triangle

    A bullish chart pattern used in technical analysis that is easily recognizable by the distinct shape created by two trendlines. In an ascending triangle, one trendline is drawn horizontally at a level that has historically prevented the price from heading higher, while the second trendline connects a series of increasing troughs.
  2. National Best Bid and Offer - NBBO

    A term applying to the SEC requirement that brokers must guarantee customers the best available ask price when they buy securities and the best available bid price when they sell securities.
  3. Maintenance Margin

    The minimum amount of equity that must be maintained in a margin account. In the context of the NYSE and FINRA, after an investor has bought securities on margin, the minimum required level of margin is 25% of the total market value of the securities in the margin account.
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    A bank guarantee that is leased to a third party for a specific fee. The issuing bank will conduct due diligence on the creditworthiness of the customer looking to secure a bank guarantee, then lease a guarantee to that customer for a set amount of money and over a set period of time, typically less than two years.
  5. Degree Of Financial Leverage - DFL

    A ratio that measures the sensitivity of a company’s earnings per share (EPS) to fluctuations in its operating income, as a result of changes in its capital structure. Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) measures the percentage change in EPS for a unit change in earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT).
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    Self-made billionaire Jeff Bezos is famous for founding online retail giant
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