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Macro

In the context of hedge funds, a style of management that takes long-term strategic bets. For example, the manager might believe that the Yen will appreciate relative to the dollar over the next six months and alter the portfolio to capture this potential profit opportunity.

Macro

In hedge funds, describing a medium or long term investment strategy. For example, a hedge fund manager may purchase futures contracts or options that do not expire for six or nine months, believing that the fund can profit from trends in the meantime or that the market will move in the desired direction during that timeframe.
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Make certain that you have the Macro virus protection turned on in your copy of Word 97.
Don't waste your time, as this feature can only detect the older versions of the Concept macro virus.
A macro virus can instruct your computer to do any number of things--for example, delete or rename files and directories, change the content of existing files, change screen colors or instruct your computer to format your hard drive.
Called Michael-B, the Word macro virus apparently originates from the Philippines and is targeted at British companies.
Reflex say the macro virus, which they have dubbed "HSFX," is derived from the currently prevalent Ethan virus, but does not actually damage files.