Risk Factor

Business / Finance / Risk Factor: In arbitrage pricing theory or the multibeta capital asset pricing model, the set of common factors that impact returns, e.g., market return, interest rates, inflation, or industrial production.

Other Words for Factor

Factor Adjective Synonyms: constituent, ingredient, element, part, particular, piece, component, circumstance, consideration, aspect, fact, influence, determinant, cause
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Other Words for Risk

Risk Noun Synonyms: danger, peril, jeopardy, hazard, chance, gamble
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Protective Factors

Life Style / Adoption / Protective Factors: Strengths and resources that appear to mediate or serve as a 'buffer' against risk factors that contribute to vulnerability to maltreatment or against the negative effects of maltreatment experiences. MORE

Risk-Adjustment

Health / Health Insurance / Risk-Adjustment: The statistical adjustment of outcomes measures to account for risk factors that are independent of the quality of care provided and beyond the control of the plan or provider, such as the patient's g MORE

Nonsystematic Risk

Business / Finance / Nonsystematic Risk: Nonmarket or firm-specific risk factors that can be eliminated by diversification. Also called unique risk or diversifiable risk. Systematic risk refers to risk factors common to the entire economy. MORE

Risk Arbitrage

Business / Finance / Risk Arbitrage: Traditionally, the simultaneous purchase of stock in a company being acquired and the sale of stock of the acquirer. Modern risk arbitrage focuses on capturing the spreads between the market value of MORE

Risk Classes

Business / Finance / Risk Classes: Groups of projects that have approximately the same amount of risk. MORE

Risk Assessment

Business / Agriculture / Risk Assessment: The qualitative and quantitative evaluation of risks posed to health or the environment that arise from an activity, chemical use, or technology. The process includes describing potential adverse effe MORE

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