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Statistics and Finance: An Introduction

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This book emphasizes the applications of statistics and probability to finance. The basics of these subjects are reviewed and more advanced topics in statistics, such as regression, ARMA and GARCH models, the bootstrap, and nonparametric regression using splines, are introduced as needed. The book covers the classical methods of finance and it introduces the newer area of ...more
Hardcover, 474 pages
Published June 6th 2006 by Springer (first published March 30th 2004)
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David
Jul 31, 2012 David rated it did not like it
I had the unfortunate experience of using this book in a class. Aside from the typos, I was underwhelmed with the coverage and depth of topics in this book, and that's just with the statistics. The treatment of finance was not particularly strong either. As a practitioner (read stats/quant researcher), I don't think one gets a good sense of how finance and statistics are used in practice.

I do not recommend reading this book. There are a plethora of well-written statistics/finance books availabl
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