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Activity

1. An act that requires use of resources or time. In Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), an activity is represented by an arrow on a PERT chart.

2. In investing, the amount of a security's relative trading volume; that is, the amount of money flowing into and out of a security in trading. A high amount of activity means that many shares of the security are being bought and sold at a high rate, while a low level of activity indicates the opposite.

activity

The amount of relative trading volume in a security.
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Economic activity also expanded somewhat although retailers reported being unhappy with sales growth.
The Notice provides that (with the exception of production activities performed by one member of an expanded affiliated group for another member), if one taxpayer performs a qualifying activity under section 199(c)(4)(A)(i) pursuant to a contract with another party, only the taxpayer that has the "benefits and burdens" of ownership of the property under federal income tax principles during the period of the qualifying production activity is treated as having engaged in that activity.
In April 1999 the lRS issued a deficiency notice disallowing the deductions because of section 469's passive activity rules.
Since it is also our perspective that provides us with a view to look at things and the fact that we cannot be "perspectiveless", whatever activity we do, we will necessarily put it within that perspective.
During this era of tight budget margins and reduced third-party reimbursements, it may seem infeasible to add another component to the resident activity program.
for a unique, one-time activity such as a one-page national print advertisement; and
The company says the new release integrates easily with its value chain analyzer to incorporate ABC/M costs into the activity rates used by the value chain analyzer.
Most older adults don't get enough physical activity.
With facilities now looking to get reimbursement any way they can, activities and quality of life are getting the short end of the stick," cautions certified activity consultant Catherine R.
Brown (1983) and Brown, Gordon, and Ragnarsson (1987) compared the activity choices of well-matched samples of people with SCI (N=22) and those without a disability (N=22).
For moderate sports activity, they were more than twice as likely to be involved in delinquent activity by age 18.
Unfortunately, there may be regions where little activity is occurring.

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