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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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She considerately leaves us to ourselves, until we are fitter than we are now to think of our future plans, and to arrange as we best can for earning our own living.
ADAM, Heav'ns high behest no Preface needs: Sufficient that thy Prayers are heard, and Death, Then due by sentence when thou didst transgress, Defeated of his seisure many dayes Giv'n thee of Grace, wherein thou may'st repent, And one bad act with many deeds well done Mayst cover: well may then thy Lord appeas'd Redeem thee quite from Deaths rapacious claimes; But longer in this Paradise to dwell Permits not; to remove thee I am come, And send thee from the Garden forth to till The ground whence thou wast tak'n, fitter Soile.
And they have a swarm of rusty, dusty, battered apostles standing around the filagree work, some on one leg and some with one eye out but a gamey look in the other, and some with two or three fingers gone, and some with not enough nose left to blow--all of them crippled and discouraged, and fitter subjects for the hospital than the cathedral.
Promise me that you will not go back to him until you have first consulted some person who is fitter to guide you through this dangerous business than I am.
Could there be a fitter man to apply to for enlightenment in the darkness that had now gathered around me?
BATHROOM fitter Stephen Reid is flushed with success after scaling Ben Nevis - with a toilet strapped to his back.
Cardiff City players will be as fit, if not fitter, than they have ever been by the time they face Ipswich Town in the opening Coca-Cola Championship match of the season on Saturday, August 6.
AUSTIN, Texas, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartSwing, the intelligent golf club company, introduced today a Club Fitter Edition software application that is designed to help club fitters more accurately meet the needs of golfers.
Hatton has linked up with top nutritionist Kerry Kayes and believes the results have made him fitter than ever.
That's the view of Sri Lanka coach Dav Whatmore, who said: "Trescothick can change the game in a trice but if he wants to achieve his maximum potential he needs to be fitter.
A HEBRIDEAN carpet fitter is being flown to Las Vegas to show the Americans how to lay carpets.
Watters was a carpet fitter to trade and that's probably the only time you'll find the word "fitter" and his name in the same sentence.