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Screen Stocks

To investigate stocks for potential investment according to a predetermined set of criteria. For example, an investor may screen stocks according to the lowest price, the most market capitalization, the most favorable price-earnings ratio, or any number of other variables. One may also combine criteria while screening stocks. The process is designed to help one make the best investment decisions, and is often accomplished with the help of a computer.

screening

the process of evaluating product ideas in terms of consumer acceptance, technical feasibility and cost. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
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Major Finding: Overall, the contingent screening test showed a cost-effectiveness ratio of $26,833 Canadian dollars per case of DS.
And, how do I reconcile my own choosy approach to screening tests with my political advocacy for health care for all?
For any screening interval a new screening test with increased sensitivity that costs more than $3 per slide over the conventional test will not be cost-effective.
See box) For a developmental screening test to be accurate and useful it must meet a rigorous set of criteria.
According to Williams at Cedars-Sinai, patients facing any type of invasive screening test should carefully screen the person performing the procedure by asking how much experience the doctor has had, if he is state approved, how many procedures he performs per month and per year.
As a result, the report predicts that more doctors in Brazil will recommend such screening test to patients, as an alternative to FOB testing and screening colonoscopies.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has decided not to take screening test this year due to administrative reasons.
If you can do that, it's going to have a much bigger impact than getting a chest x-ray or some new fancy screening test.
The Nigerian Ministry of Health has designated Chembio's HIV 1/2 STAT-PAK(TM) as a screening test to be used in four out of the eight testing protocols that comprise Nigeria's Interim National Testing Algorithm.
But attempts to use the presence of 64K antibodies as a widespread screening test for Type I diabetes have failed because of difficulties in identifying and purifying the relatively rare pancreatic protein they target.
The Nigerian Ministry of Health has designated Chembio's HIV 1/2 STAT-PAK(TM) as a screening test in four out of the eight testing protocols that comprise Nigeria's Interim National Testing Algorithm.
All second-grade students are permitted to take the screening test during the second half of March.