Statistics

  1. The True Unemployment Rate: U6 Vs. U3

    Learn how to distinguish between the U-3 and U-6 unemployment rates, and explore ...
  2. Will the Selloff in China Hurt the Global Economy?

    Though China is the world’s second largest economy, its volatility in the stock market ...
  3. Signs The U.S. Recovery Is Solid

    Many market observers lately have been making some pretty pessimistic evaluations ...
  4. The Strong Dollar’s (Real) Toll On Tech Stocks

    A large portion of U.S. technology companies’ sales occur overseas, given the strong ...
  5. Why The U.S. Economy Is Ready For Liftoff

    Though the U.S. economy is once again underperforming expectations, as it has for ...
  6. The Labor Market Recovery’s Missing Ingredient

    Job creation is running at the fastest pace since the 90s, and there is some evidence ...
  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. What assumptions are made when conducting a t-test?

    Learn what a t-test is, and discover the five standard assumptions that are made regarding the validity of sampling and data ...
  2. What are some of the more common types of regressions investors can use?

    Learn about the most common types of regressions investors use to model asset prices including linear regressions and multiple ...
  3. What types of assets produce negative portfolio variance?

    Learn what type of assets have a negative variance for the construction of a portfolio and how modern portfolio theory uses ...
  4. When is it better to use systematic over simple random sampling?

    Learn when systematic sampling is better than simple random sampling, such as in the absence of data patterns and when there ...
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