Measures of Dispersion

Measures of Dispersion

Abdulla Javeri

30 years: Financial markets trader

In this video, Abdulla covers measures of dispersion to determine how the data is spread around the central point.

In this video, Abdulla covers measures of dispersion to determine how the data is spread around the central point.

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Measures of Dispersion

6 mins 35 secs

Overview

Dispersion essentially explains how the data is spread around the central point.

Key learning objectives:

  • Identify the key measures of dispersion

  • Define range, variance and standard deviation, and be able to calculate them

  • Why using percentage returns is more appropriate than absolute numbers in calculations

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Abdulla Javeri

Abdulla Javeri

Abdulla’s career in the financial markets started in 1990 when he entered the trading floor of the London International Financial Futures Exchange, LIFFE, and qualified as a pit trader in equity and equity index options. In 1996, Abdulla became a trainer for regulatory qualifications and then for non-exam courses, primarily covering all major financial products.

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