Fluctuation


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Fluctuation

A price or interest rate change.

Fluctuation

A change to a price or interest rates. Prices may fluctuate according to supply and demand. Interest rates may do the same, but their fluctuations are usually more regulated.
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Holocene glacier fluctuations in Garibaldi Provincial Park, southern Coast Mountains, British Columbia: GAC-MAC Joint Annual Meeting, St.
For instance, if business, client or economic conditions had changed from the prior year, an auditor relying on stable unaudited balances or ratios (indicating "no change") might inappropriately conclude there were no unexpected fluctuations and thus miss identifying a material error.
Such large-scale variations represent little more than scaled-up quantum noise, the initial quantum mechanical fluctuations that inflation enlarged.
Looking for temperature fluctuations on an angular scale of 1.
It is superposed on a broad pedestal, which results mainly from a continuous distribution of side-bands due to imperfectly shielded low-frequency field fluctuations.
High pressure build-up capacity, low stock temperatures and minor pressure fluctuations are the key benefits of this gear pump.
The current causes magnetic field fluctuations near the ground, which in turn create unwanted currents in all conductive elements, such as metal pipelines and phone cables.
This measurement of the tendency for light waves to vibrate in a particular direction is a major technical feat--the polarization signal is one-hundredth the strength of the tiny temperature fluctuations.
Second, I explicitly analyze seasonal fluctuations and use them to gain increased understanding of aggregate fluctuations in general.
3 Seasonal fluctuations account for more than 85 percent of the fluctuations in the rate of growth of real GNP, and seasonal fluctuations are present in every major type of economic activity, including consumption, investment, government purchases, industrial production, retail sales, unemployment, and the money stock.
period-to-period revenue fluctuations in risk and insurance services relating to the net effect of new and lost business production and the timing of policy inception dates;
They say that this newly detected primordial fanfare proclaims as never before that all the structures in the universe--from stars to galaxies to huge galaxy clusters--had their origins in random, unimaginably tiny fluctuations in density during the earliest moments of the universe.