The Simple Regression quantifies the relationship between a variable, known as dependent variable, and multiple explanatory variables, called independent variables.
Regression analysis can help us understand the impact of multiple factors on the outcome of an event. For example, the relationship between a stock price, the gross domestic product, and interest rates.
Some other related topics you might be interested to explore are the Regression Analysis (one variable), Capital Asset Pricing Model, and Security Market Line.
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Multivariate Regression is among the topics included in the Portfolio Management module of the CFA Level 1 Curriculum.