Statistics Terms

  1. Kurtosis

  2. Law Of Large Numbers

  3. Lawrence Klein

  4. Least Squares

  5. Least Squares Method

  6. Leptokurtic

  7. Liar's Poker

  8. Line Of Best Fit

  9. Linear Relationship

  10. Liquidity Coverage Ratio - LCR

  11. Local Volatility

  12. Log-Normal Distribution

  13. Long Tail

  14. Longitudinal Data

  15. Mainstream Economics

  16. Manifest Variable

  17. Marginal Analysis

  18. Marginal VaR

  19. Market Proxy

  20. Market Share

  21. Markov Analysis

  22. Mathematical Economics

  23. Maturity Gap

  24. McDonough Ratio

  25. Mean

  26. Mean-Variance Analysis

  27. Median

  28. Mesokurtic

  29. Metrics

  30. Metropolitan Statistical Area - MSA

  31. Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index - MCSI

  32. Mode

  33. Modified Sharpe Ratio

  34. Mortality Table

  35. Multi-Factor Model

  36. Multicollinearity

  37. Multinomial Distribution

  38. Multiple Discriminant Analysis - MDA

  39. Multiple Linear Regression - MLR

  40. Multivariate Model

  41. Mutually Exclusive

  42. National Association of Purchasing Management Chicago - NAPM Chicago

  43. National Retail Federation - NRF

  44. Negative Confirmation

  45. Negative Correlation

  46. Non-Accelerating Inflation Rate Of Unemployment - NAIRU

  47. Non-Fluctuating

  48. Non-Sampling Error

  49. Nonlinear Regression

  50. Nonlinearity

  51. Nonparametric Method

  52. Nonparametric Statistics

  53. Normal Distribution

  54. Null Hypothesis

  55. Objective Probability

  56. Oil Price to Natural Gas Ratio

  57. One-Tailed Test

  58. Overfitting

  59. P-Test

  60. P-Value

  61. Pareto Efficiency

  62. Participation Rate

  63. Pearson Coefficient

  64. Per Capita

  65. Permutation

  66. PHI-Ellipse

  67. Philadelphia Fed Survey

  68. Platykurtic

  69. Platykurtosis

  70. Poisson Distribution

  71. Polynomial Trending

  72. Population

  73. Portable Alpha

  74. Portfolio Variance

  75. Positive Correlation

  76. Posterior Probability

  77. Prediction Market

  78. Prepayment Model

  79. Price Level

  80. Prior Probability

  81. Probability Density Function - PDF

  82. Probability Distribution

  83. Profitability Index Rule

  84. Proved Reserves

  85. Qualitative Analysis

  86. Quantitative Analysis

  87. Quartile

  88. Quintiles

  89. R

  90. R-Squared

  91. Ragnar Frisch

  92. Random Factor Analysis

  93. Random Variable

  94. Random Walk Theory

  95. Rate Level Risk

  96. Regression

  97. Representative Sample

  98. Rescaled Range Analysis

  99. Reserve-Replacement Ratio

  100. Residual Standard Deviation

Hot Definitions
  1. Yield Burning

    The illegal practice of underwriters marking up the prices on bonds for the purpose of reducing the yield on the bond. This practice, referred to as "burning the yield," is done after the bond is placed in escrow for an investor who is awaiting repayment.
  2. Marginal Analysis

    An examination of the additional benefits of an activity compared to the additional costs of that activity. Companies use marginal analysis as a decision-making tool to help them maximize their profits. Individuals unconsciously use marginal analysis to make a host of everyday decisions. Marginal analysis is also widely used in microeconomics when analyzing how a complex system is affected by marginal manipulation of its comprising variables.
  3. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities - TIPS

    A treasury security that is indexed to inflation in order to protect investors from the negative effects of inflation. TIPS are considered an extremely low-risk investment since they are backed by the U.S. government and since their par value rises with inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index, while their interest rate remains fixed.
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    The selling and repurchasing of certain high-grade stocks or bonds to capture profits. Gilt-edged switching involves gilt-edged security, which can be high-grade stock or bond issued by a financially stable company such as the Blue Chip companies or by certain governments.
  5. Master Limited Partnership - MLP

    A type of limited partnership that is publicly traded. There are two types of partners in this type of partnership: The limited partner is the person or group that provides the capital to the MLP and receives periodic income distributions from the MLP's cash flow, whereas the general partner is the party responsible for managing the MLP's affairs and receives compensation that is linked to the performance of the venture.
  6. Class Action

    An action where an individual represents a group in a court claim. The judgment from the suit is for all the members of the group (class).
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