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Depth

The ability of a security to withstand greater or smaller demand without affecting the price. Deep securities tend to be highly liquid and can be bought or sold in large quantities without their prices greatly moving in either direction. Among the factors affecting depth is the minimum price increment at which trades can be made (the tick size), market transparency, and restrictions on trade due to a futures or option contract on the security.

depth

Used to refer to a security market's ability to absorb large security purchases or sales without significant price changes. A market's depth is an important consideration in selecting securities to trade and markets in which to trade. See also deep market.

depth

The distance between the front and the rear property line of a lot. Because local government rights-of-way for streets and sidewalks may exceed the actual width of the pavement, the lot depth may be less than the visible yard.

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This reexamination (labeled sensitivity analysis in decision theory; Raiffa, 1968) therefore serve s to remind the client that the purpose of the in-depth exploration stage is not to remain with one suitable alternative, because the "final" sifting takes place during the next stage, when choosing takes place.
When carried out as already outlined, in most cases the in-depth exploration stage yields at least two suitable alternatives.
Furthermore, even in the case in which only one alternative was found to be suitable, but its actualization is uncertain, the client may need to reexamine the suitability of the promising alternatives that were regarded as "unsuitable" during the in-depth exploration stage.
CACGSs can also be used for the in-depth exploration of these promising alternatives.
For example, a client who has already formulated a small list of promising alternatives (and wishes to skip systematic prescreening, which could help verify the adequacy of this list) could start immediately with the in-depth exploration stage.
The first-of-its-kind national consumer magazine, Imbibe introduces a completely new way of looking at drinks--as a distinct culinary category, deserving in-depth exploration of history, ingredients, preparation, artistry and culture.
In short, the US Pensions & Investments Summit 2006 promises to provide attendees with an in-depth look at the key areas of concern involving US Pensions & Investments and similarly, current best practices and strategies.
The 2006 edition provides in-depth analysis of this dynamic sector, and draws on expert opinion to give a valuable insight into the future.
This guide explores all of the issues faced by those within the sector as well as providing in-depth portraits of the key companies in the budget and luxury hotel markets.