Definition of Statistical Arbitrage

Financial Terms Beginning with S

What is Statistical Arbitrage

Statistical arbitration, also known as stat arb, is an arbitrage technique that involves complex statistical models to find trading opportunities among financial instruments with different market prices. These models are usually based on mean-reverting strategies and require significant computational power.

Glossary of Terms and Phrases

A financial dictionary or glossary is an essential tool to better understand the meaning of a specialized term or phrase. It would obviously make life much easier if everyone spoke the same language and used the same financial terms and phrases but that is not realistic.

We learn new languages to communicate with each other, transact business globally and to appreciate other cultures. Global finance is a specialized language that if understood and mastered, it will provide benefits that help to decrease risk and improve investment returns. Financial literacy is the foundation of developing good investment strategies and sound decision making.

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