Skewness

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Skewness

Negative skewness means there is a substantial probability of a big negative return. Positive skewness means that there is a greater-than-normal probability of a big positive return.
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This again suggests right-skewed distributions with thick (leptokurtic in the traditional Greek descriptive) tails.
The fasting insulin concentrations in this population had a right-skewed distribution, a pattern similar to that found for other ethnic groups (3, 9).
(2014) heuristic performed well for bell-shaped and right-skewed distributions. However, there were some significant departures of the Bischak et al.