Statistics Terms

  1. Revenue Per Available Seat Mile - RASM

  2. Rig Utilization Rate

  3. Risk

  4. Risk Analysis

  5. Risk Measures

  6. Risk-Adjusted Return

  7. RiskGrades - RG

  8. Robert F. Engle III

  9. Robust

  10. Rule Of 70

  11. Rule Of 72

  12. Runs Test

  13. Sales Price Variance

  14. Sample

  15. Sample Selection Bias

  16. Sampling

  17. Sampling Distribution

  18. Sampling Error

  19. Sanford J. Grossman

  20. Scattergraph Method

  21. Scenario Analysis

  22. Scheffe's Test

  23. Seasonal Adjustment

  24. Seasonality

  25. Security Market Line - SML

  26. Select Mortality Table

  27. Semideviation

  28. Semivariance

  29. Sensitivity Analysis

  30. Serial Correlation

  31. Simon Kuznets

  32. Simple Random Sample

  33. Skewness

  34. Solow Residual

  35. Solutionary

  36. Spurious Correlation

  37. Standard Deviation

  38. Standard Error

  39. Statistical Significance

  40. Statistically Significant

  41. Statistics

  42. Statistics Canada (StatsCan)

  43. Stepwise Regression

  44. Stochastic Modeling

  45. Stochastic Volatility - SV

  46. Stock Screener

  47. Stratified Random Sampling

  48. Subjective Probability

  49. Sum Of Squares

  50. Sunspot

  51. Survival Analysis

  52. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - FSO

  53. Symmetrical Distribution

  54. Systematic Sampling

  55. T Distribution

  56. T-Test

  57. Tail Risk

  58. Target Market

  59. Texas Ratio

  60. The Kelly Criterion

  61. The Net Internal Rate Of Return - Net IRR

  62. Thinly Traded

  63. Three-Sigma Limits

  64. Three-Way ANOVA

  65. Time Series

  66. Time-Period Basis

  67. Time-Varying Volatility

  68. Tragedy Of The Commons

  69. Tree Diagram

  70. Trimmed Mean

  71. Triple Exponential Average - TRIX

  72. Two-Tailed Test

  73. Two-Way ANOVA

  74. Type I Error

  75. Type II Error

  76. Unannualized

  77. Unbiased Predictor

  78. Unconditional Probability

  79. Unconventional Cash Flow

  80. Underemployment

  81. Underlying Mortality Assumption

  82. Uniform Distribution

  83. Unique Indicator

  84. Unsold Inventory Index

  85. Unweighted Index

  86. Valuation Mortality Table

  87. Valuation Premium

  88. Value At Risk - VaR

  89. Variability

  90. Variable Cost Ratio

  91. Variance

  92. Variance Inflation Factor

  93. Vasicek Interest Rate Model

  94. Venn Diagram

  95. Volatility

  96. Wassily Leontief

  97. Weighted Average Loan Age - WALA

  98. Westpac Consumer Confidence Index

  99. Wilcoxon Test

  100. Winsorized Mean

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