• 1. Introduction
  • 2. Generalizing the logistic distribution: A review
  • 2.1 Generalized logistic distributions of type I, II and III
  • 2.2 The EGB2 or generalized logistic distribution of type IV
  • 3. The folded EGB2 distribution (FEGB2)
  • 4. Approximations of the FEGB2 density
  • 5. Application to finance: Modeling the returns of Nikkei and Mobilcom AG
  • 6. Conclusions