Common factor

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Common factor

An element of return that influences many assets. According to multiple factor risk models, the factors determine correlations between asset returns. Common factors include size (often measured by market capitalization), valuation measures such as price to book value ratio and dividend yield, industries and risk indices.
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The greatest common divisor of a set of integers is computed in polynomial time.
where (m, n) denotes the greatest common divisor of m and [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], and [epsilon] is any positive number.
Among the topics are greatest common divisors, integer multiples and exponents, quotients of polynomial rings, divisibility and factorization in integral domains, subgroups of cyclic groups, cosets and Lagrange's theorem, the fundamental theorem of finite abelian groups, and check digits.