China And US: Statistics Are Important But Can You Trust Them?

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Rupert Hargreaves
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Where would finance, economics and politics be if it weren’t for statistics? These three professional fields use statistics constantly in many different ways to calculate everything from trade probabilities, economic growth and voter turnout. But statistics can be manipulated, and they can also fool you if you don’t know where they come from and don’t understand the full dataset behind the analysis. Also seeChina Bond Ratings Appear To Be Fake China and US statistics are important but can you trust them? Statistics and their reliability is the subject of a note sent out to clients by Luc Vallée, Chief Strategist…

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Sign up now and get our in-depth FREE e-books on famous investors like Klarman, Dalio, Schloss, Munger Rupert is a committed value investor and regularly writes and invests following the principles set out by Benjamin Graham. He is the editor and co-owner of Hidden Value Stocks, a quarterly investment newsletter aimed at institutional investors. Rupert owns shares in Berkshire Hathaway. Rupert holds qualifications from the Chartered Institute For Securities & Investment and the CFA Society of the UK. Rupert covers everything value investing for ValueWalk