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 geometric means and 95% confidence intervals for variables with right-skewed distributions, displayed by sex, are listed in Table 2.