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What is R squared? (Statistics)

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Isn't this linear regression? But in relation to what? V random question

R squared is the variance of the stock. When you're measuring correlations, it measures the amount of risk that the stock shares with whatever you're comparing it with (e.g. an index).

I roll a die. If I roll a 1, I give you $1. If I roll a 2, I give you $2, and so on. Make me a market on this game, and explain why.

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Which would you choose to invest in...Ford or GM?

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This wasn't difficult, but it's the only specific question I can remember. You're playing basketball and you're down by 2. You know you can hit a 2-pointer to tie the game with 28% probability, and then go on to win the game in overtime with 50% probability. Alternatively, you know you can hit a 3-pointer and win with 15% probability. Which do you take?

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Why did we choose you to come to our final round interview?

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what is the square root of 64,000?

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How do you hedge interest rate risk?

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behavioral. imagine a situation blah blah blah

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What is BofA currently trading at?

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Take me though the last year in the markets. US, Europe, Asia, South America

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