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Kurtosis

A statistical measure used to describe the distribution of observed data around the average or mean.

It is sometimes described as the volatility of volatility.

A high kurtosis portrays a chart with fat tails and a low, even distribution, whereas a low kurtosis portrays a chart with skinny tails and a distribution concentrated toward the mean.