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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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We can only hope whichever callous individual saw fit to take Leo's walking frame realises the upset its loss has caused and returns it.
Bush signed a bill banning the use of torture, for example, he issued a "signing statement" reserving the option of waiving the ban as he saw fit.
Campus police, who allowed a bra and panties to sit on the statue for several days the week before, saw fit to tear down our display within two hours," DiClementi said.
Spellings, asserted that NCLB is an unfunded mandate and, for relief, sought the ability to use federal education funds as they saw fit.
Second, in the middle of the asserted financial distress, Y's three corporate officers saw fit to increase their own salaries by 70%, which had the dual effect of dissipating funds that could have been used to pay the taxes and increasing the company's unpaid employment tax liability.
What was especially amazing to me is that we had recently moved into our building, and we had the unusual opportunity to lay out our plant exactly as we saw fit," Livingston said.
He did not take the rejection well, huffing that a major London newspaper saw fit to print it.
Prime Minister Jean Chretien said his government would introduce legislation legalizing gay marriage nationally but would allow religions to define marriage as they saw fit.
After all, these two thoughtful souls saw fit to bless us with the means to a warm and full belly.
This is a book that has been written up everywhere that matters -- The New York Times even saw fit to review it twice --and many places that don't.
They were the legal owners of the educational program of the school, free to sell their time and expertise to others as they saw fit.
Unfortunately; New York, in its infinite wisdom, saw fit to allow the majority of this land to be used as an industrial park for Harlem River Yard Ventures, a private developer.