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Leak

Slang.

1. In stocks or other securities, to lose value slowly.

2. In bonds, to slowly increase in yield over the risk-free rate of return, which indicates gradually increasing risk.
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Many people don't think about plumbing leaks because water remains relatively cheap and leaks are often hidden from plain sight," says Chuck DeSmet, founder of FloLogic, whose smart leak detection system can identify and automatically stop leaks that occur anywhere in a plumbing supply before they cause damage or waste.
InfoWatch Analytical Center has released a report on data leaks from high-tech companies in 2016, according to which the world saw approximately 30% growth in the number of such leaks and more than an eightfold increase in the volume of compromised data.
In 2014, worldwide deal leaks had been on a declining trend for the previous six years, but this trend reversed in 2015 and 2016 despite the efforts of financial regulators globally in recent years to bring in new regulations to curb deal leaks, and increase enforcement actions and fines for market abuse and insider trading.
Even with the best traditional efforts, small leaks can go undetected during manual inspection procedures.
Talking to reporter on Tuesday, he said that stance of Jamiat-e-Islami (JI) on Panama Leaks is crystal clear from the first day that the government and opposition should form Terms of References (TORs) jointly for the investigation of Panama Leaks and to ensure it in a transparent manner.
This paper addresses the use of mobile robotic sensing systems for detecting, localizing and assessing compressed air leaks.
USPRwire, Tue Nov 10 2015] Leak Detection Market for Oil & Gas by Technology (Negative Pressure Wave, E-RTTM, Fiber Optic Cables, Vpor Sensing Tubes, Mass-Volume Balance Method, and Others), by Type (Upstream, Midstream and Downstream) and Region (America, Europe, Middle East and Africa) - Global Forecast to 2020
In other words, when it rains, the roof does not always leak in the same place.
Looking for leaks with diluted hydrogen tracer gas is an ideal solution for a variety of industrial applications.
Precision--The system should locate leaks precisely, and should indicate leakage rate, the quantity of escaped product (leakage rate multiplied by time) and the product that is escaping.
It was so stupid - I saw a lot of people posting the actual leaks and bitcoin addresses and I've read a lot about bitcoin and how they are valuable and I thought, Oh cool I'll get free bitcoins," Hamade said to Buzzfeed.
With plant and process managers under pressure to contain leaks and minimise the environmental impact as well as the cost of lost refrigerant, leak detection has now become more of a priority than ever.