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Notch

Slang; in bond trading, a small increase or decrease in a bond rating. For example, if a rating goes from AAA to AA+, it is said to decline by a notch.
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The 'AAA(EXP)' rating would be vulnerable to downgrade if any of the following occurs: (i) the IDR is downgraded by seven or more notches to 'BB-' or below; or (ii) the number of notches represented by the IDR uplift and the PCU is reduced to two or lower; or (iii) the AP that Fitch considers in its analysis increases above Fitch's 'AAA' breakeven level of 95%.
The careful observation of notches on the borders and fissures on the surfaces were done.
Recent research works [3,4,5,6,7,8] have presented that the notch correction method and material constitutive equations (a cyclic plasticity model) can be integrated to compute the local elasto-plastic stresses and strains from pseudo linear elastic stresses at notches.
We found that the notches of patients with OA-S + ACL had a smaller NWI compared to Control or OA-S-only.
Deep notches just make more work and do not leave room to drive wedges behind the bar.
The proposed antenna is fabricated after optimizing its shape, dimensions, and its notches resonators.
These actions follow Moody's downgrade on November 4 of the Cypriot government bond rating by two notches to Baa3 (on review for possible further downgrade) from Baa1.
National Bank of Egypt: The BFSR was downgraded to D- from D; the long-term LC deposit rating was downgraded by two notches to Ba3 from Ba1 and its long-term FC deposit rating by one notch to B1 from Ba3, constrained by the respective sovereign ceiling.
Notch size and presence of setal hairs were used independently and combined to categorize postmolt notches as being protected from harvest or not.
The included software package allows the operator to see the stile or rail being processed on the screen, with all the bead notches shown.