Statistical inference

Definition:

A statistical method of drawing conclusions on unknown properties of a population based on a random sampling of data from that population.

Investing Essentials


Copyright © 2011 Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

Term of the Day

Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT)

An alternative model to the capital asset pricing model developed by Stephen Ross and based purely on arbitrage arguments. The APT implies that there are multiple risk factors that need to be taken... Read More

Subscribe to the Term of the Day via email Get the Term of the Day in your inbox!


Create your free portfolio