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standard deviation

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

A measure of the dispersion of data in statistics. For a set of values a 1, a 2, a 3, … an , the mean m is given by (a 1 + anull...

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Quantifying risk

Mark H. A. Davis.

in Mathematical Finance: A Very Short Introduction

January 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economics; Mathematics; Mathematical Finance. 5213 words.

A large part of the purpose of the financial markets is to manage, and indeed profit from, risk—the uncertainty surrounding future events, any event, in fact, that affects the views of...

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