Factor portfolio

Definition:

A well-diversified portfolio constructed to have a beta of 1.0 on one factor and a beta of zero on any other factors.

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Cost-of-carry market

Applies to derivative products. Futures contracts trade in a "cost-of-carry market" where the underlying commodity can be stored, insured, and converted into the future easily and inexpensively.... Read More

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