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moving average

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(Statistics) statistics (of a sequence of values) a derived sequence of the averages of successive subsequences of a given number of members, often used in time series to even out short-term fluctuations and make a trend clearer: the 3-term moving average of 4, 6, 8, 7, 9, 8 is 6, 7, 8.
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Assets have climbed about 13% so far this year (52-week rolling average), according to the report, in contrast to normally weaker flows due to quarter-end and the corporate tax date.
The figures, which cover April 2018 to March 2019, also show a 46% increase on the threeyear rolling average, from 172 to 251.
2018 year-on-year total volumes may have been down, but they were still up on the three-year rolling average of 59.8 billion.
Press Association analysis of historical data revealed this annual rolling average has not been worse since September 2005.
That season he averaged 6.50 but returned for the Edinburgh Monarchs last season on his rolling average of 5.80.
The board's last proposal was for such increases to be based on 75 percent of the rolling average of the previous 10 years' rates of inflation for teachers still on the salary schedule, and 100 percent of that rolling average for teachers off the salary schedule after exceeding 25 years' experience.
Meanwhile, Dominguez is pushing for a three-month rolling average as a condition or trigger for the resumption of the fuel excise hike.
Distributions are being made at the annual rate of 7% of the rolling average of the prior four calendar quarter-end net asset values (NAVs), with the fourth quarter distribution being the greater of 1.75% of the rolling average or the minimum distribution required by IRS regulations.
Oil companies use 15-day rolling average of Singapore gasoline prices and Arab Gulf diesel prices to arrive at daily rates and so the fall in international oil rates seen in the last few days would be factored in for the revisions in the coming days.
"Since the late 1990s, the five-year rolling average for suicide in Lanarkshire has shown a general decline.
The current 39% matches the figure recorded in the previous rolling average and is slightly lower than the 40% to 44% averages recorded prior to that.
Rasmussen's daily tracking polls are generally conducted on a three-day rolling average basis, containing a margin of error of 2.5 percentage points.