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### Regression factors and covariance matrix

I am trying to follow some notes. They have two matrices. One is called comfact (company factors). This is a 580 x 5 matrix. The 580 rows represent 580 different companies. The 5 columns represent 5 ...
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### Multivariate Linear Regression for a System of Linear Equations

I have a system of linear equations in the form of $A\vec{x}=\vec{y}$, where $A$ is an $n\times n$ matrix and $\vec{x}$ and $\vec{y}$ are $n\times 1$ matrices. Suppose $\vec{x}$ and $\vec{y}$ ...
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### connection between PCA and linear regression

Is there a formal link between linear regression and PCA? The goal of PCA is to decompose a matrix into a linear combination of variables that contain most of the information in the matrix. Suppose ...
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### Merging Linear Regression

If I have built two linear regression models over sets $A$ and $B$, and now want a linear regression over set $A\cup{}B$. Is there a way to reuse what I already have?
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### Why is $(x'x)^{-1}x' = x(x'x)^{-1}$

If $(AB)'=B'A'$ then $(x'x)^{-1}x'$ should be equal to $x((x'x)^{-1})'$ . However most econometrics textbooks say that this is equal to $x(x'x)^{-1}$ . What happened to the transpose of $(x'x)^{-1}$? ...