Statistical Concepts and Market Returns

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In this course, you will learn about descriptive statistics such as central tendency, location, dispersion, and return distributions such as symmetry, skewness, and kurtosis.

  • Difference between descriptive statistics and inferential statistics
  • Difference between population and sample
  • Types of measurement scales
  • Parameter, sample statistic, and frequency distribution
  • Constructing a histogram or frequency polygon
  • Measures of central tendency
  • Measures of dispersion
  • Quartiles, quintiles, deciles, and percentiles
  • Chebyshev’s inequality
  • Coefficient of variation and Sharpe ratio
  • Skewness and kurtosis

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