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Estimating Stock Returns With Python:

Using the Normal Distribution to Assess the Likelihood of a Return

Introduction

One of the first questions one asks oneself when considering buying a stock is the return on investment and what it will be at some point in time — a month, 6 months or a year.

Forecasting stock prices is a tricky business to say the least, and this article makes no attempt at doing so. Instead what this article does is show you how to estimate the likelihood of a stock’s return, based…

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Curt Beck

Curt Beck

Stumbled into a data-centric role several years ago and have not looked back! Passionate about leveraging technology to uncover answers and improve the world.