Statistics

  1. Lognormal and Normal Distribution

    When and why do you use lognormal distribution or normal distribution for analyzing ...
  2. Using Normal Distribution Formula To Optimize ...

    Normal or bell curve distribution can be used in portfolio theory to help portfolio ...
  3. The Normal Distribution Table, Explained

    The normal distribution formula is based on two simple parameters - mean and standard ...
  4. Can Investors Trust Official Statistics?

    The official statistics in some countries need to be taken with a grain of salt. ...
  5. Hypothesis Testing in Finance: Concept & Examples

    When you're indecisive about an investment, the best way to keep a cool head might ...
  6. Basics Of The Binomial Distribution

    Despite the fancy-sounding name, you already understand the Binomial Distribution, ...
  1. What's the difference between Bollinger Bands® ...

    In technical analysis, there is a small difference between Keltner Channels and Bollinger ...
  2. Tracking Volatility: How The VIX Is Calculated

    When market volatility spikes or stalls, newspapers, websites, bloggers and television ...
  3. Small Cap Permian Players To Watch

    The Permian Basin will remain an active area for oil and gas exploration and development ...
  4. Nexen And The Horn River Shale

    Nexen announced a joint venture in the Horn River Basin, and will use this to launch ...
  5. ConocoPhillips Is A Strong Buy

    This oil giant has been experiencing strong top and bottom line growth over the last ...
  6. Pep Boys Falls Behind

    Pep Boys' essentially-flat quarter in the highly competitive auto repair and service ...
  1. Industry Handbook

    In this feature, we take an in-depth look at the various techniques that determine ...
  2. Moving Averages

    Discover one of the most reliable indicators in technical analysis and learn how ...
  3. Basics Of Trading Systems

    A trading system can save time and take the emotion out of trading, but adopting ...
  4. A Guide To Conference Board Indicators

    Learn to put the CB data sets to trading use. Each chapter takes you through one ...
  1. How can you calculate Value at Risk (VaR) in Excel?

    Learn what value at risk is, what it indicates about a portfolio and how to calculate the value at risk of a portfolio on ...
  2. What kinds of securities are influenced most by systematic risk?

    Learn what systematic risk is, how investors can measure it with beta and how securities with a beta greater than 1 are most ...
  3. How can an investor use the Z-Score to compare investment options?

    Learn about the Altman Z-score, how it is calculated for public and private companies and how investors can use the measure ...
  4. What does a strong null hypothesis mean?

    Find out what null hypothesis is and why it is important to the scientific method. See how statisticians and economists use ...
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