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Elephant

Informal; a very large institutional investor. Elephants can have huge impacts on the market for both good and bad. See also: Too-Big-to-Fail.

elephant

An institutional investor that controls a substantial amount of funds and that makes investment decisions that can have a major impact on a security's market price.
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Of these 65 clades, we eliminated 33 because their members had large body size or were primates (Loridae, Galagonidae, Cercopithecinae, Colobinae, Hominidae, Canidae, Acinonychinae, Felinae, Pantherinae, Herpestinae, Hyaeninae, Protelinae, Lutrinae, Mellivorinac, Mustelinae, Nandinimae, Viverrinae, Elephantidae, Rhinocerotidae, Orycteropodidae, Aepycerotinae, Alcelaphinae, Antilopinae, Bovinae, Cephalophinae, Hippotraginae, Reduncinae, Phacochoerinae, Suinae, Hippopotamidae, Tragulidae, Giraffidae, Manidae).
Just as there are two kinds of elephants but the term "elephant" is still a natural kind term designating the family Elephantidae, if there are two kinds of water, the term "water" can still be a natural kind term designating the genus water.
En America Central septentrional se han registrado 3 familias de Proboscideos con 4 generos, Elephantidae con el genero Mammuthus (Laurito & Aguilar, 2006); Mammutidae con el genero Mammut (Lucas & Alvarado, 1991) y Gomphotheriidae con los generos Gomphotherium y Cuvieronious (Lucas & Alvarado, 2010).