An indicator used in data analysis which measures how far a given data point is from the mean of the data. Z-scores are often used to analyze credit, and will give an estimation of the probability of going bankrupt.

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A financial advisor reviewed the couple's credit scores, and pointed out their z-score was of concern. Unfortunately, the analysis showed that giving them a loan would be too risky for the bank.

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You should try to have as good of a z-score as you can so that you know your business is doing well.

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The z-score was the indicator that I was looking for and I was ready and willing to measure and spend my day doing some boring stuff.

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