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Fit

The matching of the investor's requirements and needs such as risk tolerance and growth potential preference with a specific investment. Also, how well or how poorly a regression line represents the data points it is based on. A good ‘fit’ indicates a high correlation coefficient.

Fit

To meet the needs of an investor or portfolio. That is, a security fits a portfolio if it has the acceptable amount of risk, return, meets the investor's ethical preferences, and so forth.

fit

A condition in which a security fulfills an investor's portfolio needs. For example, an investor may select a new municipal bond because that bond's maturity makes it a good fit in the investor's portfolio.
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I came off fit to kill him because I thought he had gotten a straight red but I was walking away, I wasn't looking when he got his second yellow.
Burke, who trains in Mallow, County Cork, says: "I've been fit to kill him at times, but it's impossible not to like him.
Years later, Parulskis comes back to these themes in a work he calls "a novel," which is more like a series of episodes from the military days mixed into a curious love story, in which the hero's beloved loves him fit to kill, and almost does, to consummate their love.