30 years: Financial markets trader

From a financial markets perspective, linear regression is described as a way of looking at the relationship between returns on two assets. In this video, Abdulla demonstrates how to calculate the regression line, and evaluates its value as an estimator.

From a financial markets perspective, linear regression is described as a way of looking at the relationship between returns on two assets. In this video, Abdulla demonstrates how to calculate the regression line, and evaluates its value as an estimator.

4 mins 22 secs

Overview

Beta might not be a reliable measure given the inaccuracy between a regression analysis and the actual data. The following walks us through how to calculate the errors.

Key learning objectives:

Identify what determines if beta is a good fit

Learn how to calculate errors of a regression

Summary

Expert### 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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