Skewness and Kurtosis in Finance
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Skewness and Kurtosis in Finance

Updated Jul 18, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Here we examine the significance of these two concepts in financial markets.
Course Description

Skewness and kurtosis are important concepts in finance because real-world distributions tend not to follow the familiar bell shape of the normal distribution - they are often skewed and/or exhibit excess kurtosis. Here we examine the significance of these two concepts in financial markets.