Tag: sample

Random Variable

Random Variable What is a 'Random Variable' A random variable is a variable whose value is unknown or a function that assigns...

Sampling Error

DefinitionIn statistics, sampling error is incurred when the statistical characteristics of a population are estimated from a subset, or sample, of that population. Since...

Sampling

Sampling What is 'Sampling' Sampling is a process used in statistical analysis in which a predetermined number of observations are taken from...

Sample Selection Bias

DefinitionIn statistics, sampling bias is a bias in which a sample is collected in such a way that some members of the intended population...

Sampling Distribution

DefinitionIn statistics, a sampling distribution or finite-sample distribution is the probability distribution of a given random-sample-based statistic. If an arbitrarily large number of samples,...

Bad Paper

Bad Paper What is 'Bad Paper' Unsecured short-term fixed income instrument that is issued either by a corporation, city, state or country,...

Standard Deviation

Standard Deviation In mathematics, standard deviation is the degree of the dispersion from a set of data’s mean. The SD is higher when the...

Cancellation

Cancellation What is 'Cancellation' A cancellation is a notice made by a broker, to his client, informing him an erroneous trade was made and is being...

Waiver Of Demand

Waiver Of Demand What is 'Waiver Of Demand' An agreement by the party that has endorsed a check or draft to accept...

Waiver Of Notice

Waiver Of Notice What is 'Waiver Of Notice' A legal document that waives the right to formal notification. It may be used...

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