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Aggressive Investment Strategy

An investment strategy in which one takes higher risks in order to achieve higher returns. One using an aggressive investment strategy often seeks to invest in young industries with high growth potential, rather than low-risk, low-yield vehicles. For example, during a market bubble, aggressive investors are more likely to make speculative investment than to buy Treasury bonds.

aggressive

Of or relating to an investment philosophy that seeks to achieve above-average returns by accepting above-average risks. An example of an aggressive investment posture would be confining one's investments to the common stocks of companies in young industries with high growth potential. Likewise, seeking high current yields by purchasing bonds issued by financially weak companies is an example of aggressive investing.
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In addition to this widely adopted test, Genomic Health provides the Oncotype DX colon cancer test, the first multi-gene expression test developed for the assessment of risk of recurrence in patients with stage II and stage III disease, and the Oncotype DX prostate cancer test, which predicts disease aggressiveness in men with low risk disease.
This research shows that GnIH acts on the neurons which synthesize estrogen, to greatly increase production of estrogen and greatly decrease aggressiveness in male quail.
Participants completed an instrument packet containing the Teacher Clarity Short Inventory (Chesebro & McCroskey, 1998),the Relevance Scale (Frymier & Shulman, 1995), the Perceived Caring Measure (Teven & McCroskey, 1997), and a modified version of Infante and Rancer's (1986) Verbal Aggressiveness Scale (Myers & Rocca, 2001).
The change in the probability of dying in response to a change in aggressiveness is [DELTA]p(D)/[DELTA]A depends on three factors (see Equation 2 of Appendix SA2 for details):
Gerald of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Kattan, and his colleagues described a combination of up to nine gene-express markers, including EZH2, that, along with PSA score and tumor stage and grade, better indicate tumor aggressiveness than the Kattan nomogram does on its own.
By its aggressiveness and aggressions throughout fifty years, the U.
The government's commitment to eradicate healthcare fraud and abuse is commendable; however, often the aggressiveness by which these investigations are pursued is at best unsettling and oftentimes frightening.
Molecular Epidemiology of Prostate Carcinogenesis (PA-99-055) Stimulates the development of biomarkers of prostate cancer risk and tumor aggressiveness for use in chemoprevention studies
That choice, everyone agreed, was shorter and snappier as well as a bit edgy--subtly implying greater creativity and aggressiveness in tax matters than, say, H&R Block.
The duo credit most of their success to their solid record for meeting deadlines, aggressiveness in handling major projects and to minority city and state officials who believed in them and helped them get major accounts.
Small details abound, giving the characters dimensions that speak to contemporary audiences: Tybalt's protectiveness toward his family clan shades his aggressiveness toward its rival.
Three market features appear to greatly influence the success of providers' strategies and contracting models: market size, traditional market structure, and aggressiveness of care management.