I'm looking to research the use of regression for financial applications.
Say for example to determine the relation between economic indicators and returns for certain asset classes.
So far I've tried using Excel and it's built in data analysis package to run regression R squared and...
I'm new here.
My question is how do you profile a series to determine what kind of distribution it is?
For example a series of returns in the financial stock market.
Is there a way to define the distribution type and characteristics based on a given number series (in this case...