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Fluctuation

A price or interest rate change.

Fluctuation

A change to a price or interest rates. Prices may fluctuate according to supply and demand. Interest rates may do the same, but their fluctuations are usually more regulated.
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Her family history disclosed that one sister had bilateral iritis, Crohn's disease, and fluctuating hearing.
An individual's fluctuating asymmetry can be fairly challenging to assess, cautions John T.
In the past decade, studies of fruit flies, scorpion flies, and barn swallows have caused researchers to rethink fluctuating asymmetry.
An Earth-based sensor tuned to such an event would detect a slow, overall change in the local gravitational field superimposed on the rapidly fluctuating signal from the primary burst itself.
Snow Birds,' as we affectionately refer to this group, increase the population by 30 percent and make it challenging for us to meet the fluctuating volume," said Christi Rushnell, director of information services at Health First.
They initially argued that short-term, fluctuating forces, such as tides and sunspot activity, could enchance the periodic cooling and warming caused by a tiny wobble in the Earth's orbit at 100,000-year intervals.
They will witness the impact of a fluctuating rate environment, which may help their decisions on appropriate mortgage solutions.
Companies involved in process, power, and marine engineering manage very complex and very costly projects under demanding schedules and therefore have a fluctuating demand for IT solutions.
Unitrin also maintains exposure to fluctuating market values reflective of the large, concentrated common stock portfolio.
com's goal was to maximize its potential through a focus on process improvements and rapid responsiveness to the fluctuating demand picture.
Rating concerns center on the company's pension funding requirements, the competitive nature of the computer industry and the company's fluctuating performance in its hardware segment, pricing pressures, and further expansion of the semiconductor unit which is more capital-intensive and volatile as well as integration challenges associated with company's acquisition of PwC Consulting.
Based on a highly volatile energy market over the last three months, companies and traders took advantage of fluctuating prices and uncertain conditions using the Commodities Floor to gauge market activity and conduct spot trades quickly in an unpredictable market.