Statistics

  1. The Labor Market Recovery’s Missing Ingredient

    Job creation is running at the fastest pace since the 90s, and there is some evidence ...
  2. Best Undergraduate Degrees For Day Traders

    We look at some popular undergrad majors for those wanting to begin a career in the ...
  3. Lognormal and Normal Distribution

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

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

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

    The official statistics in some countries need to be taken with a grain of salt. ...
  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 is the variance/covariance matrix or parametric method in Value at Risk (VaR)?

    Learn about the value at risk and how to calculate the value at risk of an investment portfolio using the variance-covariance, ...
  2. What is backtesting in Value at Risk (VaR)?

    Learn about the value at risk of a portfolio and how backtesting is used to measure the accuracy of value at risk calculations.
  3. How much variance should an investor have in an indexed fund?

    Learn more about the significance of variance in index funds, its value as a measure of volatility and other common analytical ...
  4. Can the correlation coefficient be used to measure dependence?

    Understand the coefficient of correlation and its use in determining the relationship between two variables through the concepts ...
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