Event


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Event

Information that can cause a security price to rise or fall. Examples of events include earnings reports, new regulations or even wider occurrences like elections. Events are particularly important in the efficient markets hypothesis.
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Thus the Maules, at all events, kept their resentments within their own breasts.
In such an event what a solace would a companion be?
In historic events the so-called great men are labels giving names to events, and like labels they have but the smallest connection with the event itself.
Through chapter after chapter he is worried by the one event that cometh to all alike.
By this I mean that kind of causation of which I spoke at the beginning of this lecture, that kind, namely, in which the proximate cause consists not merely of a present event, but of this together with a past event.
Was not my future--at all events my immediate future--to be spent in answering them?
But again, Tragedy is an imitation not only of a complete action, but of events inspiring fear or pity.
And as to external events, Grief and Joy keep a continual vicissitude around it and within it.
To him he made over all that he knew as to the events above recorded, and as to the present condition of the prince.
Other great historical events have their place in social evolution.
The chief greatness of the "Iliad" is in the character of the heroes Achilles and Hector rather than in the actual events which take place: in the Cyclic writers facts rather than character are the objects of interest, and events are so packed together as to leave no space for any exhibition of the play of moral forces.
The events related by GABRIEL BETTEREDGE, house-steward in the service of JULIA, LADY VERINDER