Decoupling


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Decoupling

A situation in which returns on two assets or asset classes that normally move together move separately. For example, oil and natural gas prices usually move together: when one goes up, so does the other, and vice versa. Likewise, stocks and corporate bonds usually behave the same way. Decoupling in both cases occurs when oil moves in one direction while natural gas moves in the opposite, or when stocks' and corporate bonds' returns diverge.
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These include when to start operating the new system, whether to go for partial or full decoupling, whether to use the national envelope to help environmentally-friendly farming, whether to offer the regional average payment to all farms in a region or whether to ring fence dairy premiums and allow dairy decoupling in 2005.
The disk drive industry illustrates how the decoupling point can shift as a technology becomes mature, and as new, less-mature technologies are introduced.
But with America's economic situation worsening and markets around the world reeling in a knock-on response to the crisis of its sub-prime mortgage sector, the decoupling theory has gone out of fashion.
The decoupling argument also assumes that recession in America has no effect on the Asians.
A study was conducted to help define the effectiveness for various proposed decoupling capacitor grid densities.
History shows that when governments have introduced regulation, emission trading schemes or other incentives to phase out harmful chemicals or pollutants, significant decoupling of economic growth with that pollutant is achieved.
CLF intervened in the case and is a party to the PUC proceeding, providing written testimony in support of decoupling.
17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today filed for an overall reduction in its retail natural gas rates in North Carolina as the result of the Company's semi-annual review of its margin decoupling mechanism.
The UNEP report noted a range of decoupling technologies have enabled countries boost resource productivity by ten times.
com)-- In order to anticipate the demand for more miniaturization and signal integrity over a wide range of frequencies in the decoupling applications, IPDiA adds to its silicon passive component library some ultra low ESR/ESL structures, in low profile form factor.