Anchoring


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Anchoring

The act of basing an investment decision on irrelevant information. For example, if one bases the value of a stock on its price a year ago, one is practicing anchoring. This can be a dangerous practice, but it is also easy to do. Anchoring is a concept in behavioral economics, which states that people often make decisions based on their perceptions and feelings in addition to (and sometimes instead of) facts.
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The rubber pneumatic bag and movable steel plate constitute the anchoring part of the inflatable recyclable anchor.
(1) Some references show that the size of the anchoring force is related to the length of the anchor rod, diameter of bore, diameter of the anchor rod, strength of the grouting body, surface state of the rod body, and inclination angle.
A recent study found anchoring in TTO procedures as the starting point of subsequent valuations in a web survey (13).
However there are those too who manage to slide and slither into TV news anchoring laterally and have not worked for a print medium or any news outlet ever in their careers but they still call themselves journalists'.
Anchoring the release firmly to the face aligns and keeps the peep sight in the same place on every shot.
3 Shaped pads for anchoring the rock mass (large), a minimum of 170x170x12 mm.
Kienreich, Granitzer, and Lux (2006) combined a web-based map with a Brockhaus electronic encyclopedia to help readers access geographic references associated with place names, geological principles, historical events, and specific encyclopedic and geographic domains, and named their process geospatial anchoring. We used their work as the basis for our experiment, in which we introduced two exploration activities to a group of Taiwanese high school freshmen: creating anchors and using them to perform search tasks.
He has also worked at KBCI in Boise, Idaho as a general assignment reporter with extensive live news reporting and fill-in anchoring experience.
The company used one of its anchoring rigs to stabilize the anchor installation motor in the strong current as well as provide down pressure.
Donald, thank you for providing another anchoring system for our readers to consider.
Scale anchoring (Beaton & Allen, 1992), a technique that describes what students at different points on a score scale know and can do, is a tool to provide such information.
Widely used in the installation of pallet racking, stair cases, carports, garage lifts, automatic gates, ATM machines, fire sprinkler systems and waste water treatment plants, Wej-It anchors are recognized throughout the construction industry as a leader in the concrete anchoring market.