Stability


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Stability

The relative steadiness or safety of a security or fund compared to the market as a whole. For example, money market funds and other short-term investments offer more stability than funds that invest in growth stocks.

Stability

The state of a security maintaining a constant or near constant price. Short-term securities tend to be more stable than long-term securities, but this is not always the case.
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To a question, he said Pakistan would continue to support reconciliation efforts in Afghanistan to ensure peace and stability there.
iii) To review the progress and development of building blocks identified in the IFSB-IRTI-IDB Islamic Finance and Global Stability Report 2010* which are within the mandate of the IFSB,
Irganox B-225 and B-215 low-volatility, heat- and hydrolysis-resistant additive blends reportedly offer excellent processing and long-term stability in polyolefins.
Over longer horizons, this may prove extremely hazardous to price and macroeconomic stability.
11, 2001, terrorist attacks, said Jeffrey Nadaner, deputy assistant secretary of defense for stability operations.
However, there is some concern about the effects of high-yield pulp on brightness stability.
In my experience, 75 to 80 percent of runners should be in the stability category," says Langer.
Since cushioning is not as important as alignment in providing comfort and decreasing injury risk, the vast majority of distance-running patients would most benefit from a stability shoe, the middle category that offers a combination of cushioning and motion control.
The Level of Financial Stability (LOFS[R]) among Hispanics is an index used to determine the level of financial stability among Hispanic consumers.
It poses a direct and immediate threat to regional trends toward stability, democratization, and prosperity that are otherwise generally positive.
Objective 2: Understanding of the physical phenomena related to local and global Lyapunov's stability from a general point of view, i.
New analytical results for the stability of the (binary) EB are given.