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Macro

In the context of hedge funds, a style of management that takes long-term strategic bets. For example, the manager might believe that the Yen will appreciate relative to the dollar over the next six months and alter the portfolio to capture this potential profit opportunity.

Macro

In hedge funds, describing a medium or long term investment strategy. For example, a hedge fund manager may purchase futures contracts or options that do not expire for six or nine months, believing that the fund can profit from trends in the meantime or that the market will move in the desired direction during that timeframe.
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The macro languages in Word and Excel have continued to evolve toward a common Basic syntax, and Bill Gates' "Information At Your Fingertips" speech Soft-letter, 11/30/90) clearly pointed to a common application control language that would seamlessly integrate individual applications.
Furthermore, SuperCalc's macro language is complemented by a macro recorder and a macro library spreadsheet.
Another major boost has come from the company's development of its own macro language for NC programming.
Paradox's macro language is really a miniprogramming language.
StatFolios--An alternative to a macro language, this dialog-box driven approach allows users to save a single analysis of a combination of analyses that can encompass the most complex calculations.
* Basic and Advanced Statistics * Regression and ANOVA * SPC * DOE * Gage R&R * Reliability Analysis * Power and Sample Size * Time Series and Forecasting * Powerful Data Import, Export, and Manipulation * Macro Language "The most impressive benefit of MINITAB is that it has all the most important statistical methods in one package and is not divided into modules.
With its new macro language, SigmaPlot can create custom menu choices and dialog boxes, acquire and graph data in real time, and execute powerful analytical methods.
HTML (hypertext markup language) and TeX (a technical typesetting system and macro language) output capabilities have also been greatly expanded in release 4.
VB-based macro language automates image enhancement, measurement, and analysis routines.
With its new macro language, SigmPlot can create custom menu choices and dialog boxes, acquire and graph data in real time, or execute powerful analytical methods.