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. Median

  27. Mesokurtic

  28. Metrics

  29. Metropolitan Statistical Area - MSA

  30. Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index - MCSI

  31. Mode

  32. Modified Sharpe Ratio

  33. Mortality Table

  34. Multi-Factor Model

  35. Multicollinearity

  36. Multinomial Distribution

  37. Multiple Discriminant Analysis - MDA

  38. Multiple Linear Regression - MLR

  39. Multivariate Model

  40. Mutually Exclusive

  41. National Association of Purchasing Management Chicago - NAPM Chicago

  42. National Retail Federation - NRF

  43. Negative Confirmation

  44. Negative Correlation

  45. Non-Accelerating Inflation Rate Of Unemployment - NAIRU

  46. Non-Fluctuating

  47. Non-Sampling Error

  48. Nonlinear Regression

  49. Nonlinearity

  50. Nonparametric Method

  51. Nonparametric Statistics

  52. Normal Distribution

  53. Null Hypothesis

  54. Objective Probability

  55. Oil Price to Natural Gas Ratio

  56. One-Tailed Test

  57. Overfitting

  58. P-Test

  59. P-Value

  60. Pareto Efficiency

  61. Participation Rate

  62. Pearson Coefficient

  63. Per Capita

  64. Permutation

  65. PHI-Ellipse

  66. Philadelphia Fed Survey

  67. Platykurtic

  68. Platykurtosis

  69. Poisson Distribution

  70. Polynomial Trending

  71. Population

  72. Portable Alpha

  73. Portfolio Variance

  74. Positive Correlation

  75. Posterior Probability

  76. Prediction Market

  77. Prepayment Model

  78. Price Level

  79. Prior Probability

  80. Probability Density Function - PDF

  81. Probability Distribution

  82. Profitability Index Rule

  83. Proved Reserves

  84. Qualitative Analysis

  85. Quantitative Analysis

  86. Quartile

  87. Quintiles

  88. R

  89. R-Squared

  90. Ragnar Frisch

  91. Random Factor Analysis

  92. Random Variable

  93. Random Walk Theory

  94. Rate Level Risk

  95. Regression

  96. Representative Sample

  97. Rescaled Range Analysis

  98. Reserve-Replacement Ratio

  99. Residual Standard Deviation

  100. Residual Sum Of Squares - RSS

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