Markovian Dependence

Definition:

The condition where observations in a time series are dependent on previous observations in the near term. Markovian dependence dies quickly, while long-memory effects like Hurst dependence, decay over very long time periods.

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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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