Statistical Concepts and Market Returns

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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Study Notes for Statistical Concepts and Market Returns

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