characteristic line


A straight line formed on a graph which represents the relation over time between returns on a stock and a return on the market. The line is used to show a stock's vertical intercept (alpha) and the line's slope (beta) and to highlight the difference between unsystematic and systematic risks.
Browse Definitions by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
character loan charge