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Definition of

factor

  • 1. Finance

    collector of corporate debt a business that purchases or lends money on accounts receivable based on an evaluation of the creditworthiness of prospective customers of the business, for a small percentage of the debt amount

  • 2. Statistics

    statistical variable in a statistical study, a variable such as one affecting the price of an asset which can be isolated and modeled separately

Definitions of ’factor’ and meaning of ’factor’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’factor’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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