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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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It is important to realize that the Macro virus protection feature cannot actually detect a virus - only the presence of a macro in the document.
A macro virus, Melissa infects Word documents in the same way that many other viruses do.
A macro virus can instruct your computer to do any number of things--for example, delete or rename files and directories, change the content of existing files, change screen colors or instruct your computer to format your hard drive.
The threats include a Trojan called Feliz.Trojan, the Armagidon Word macro virus and the Wscript/Kak worm.
Symantec Corp has added new automated macro virus analysis and repair technology, jointly developed by the company and IBM, to the Scan and Deliver component of its anti-virus system, Norton AntiVirus.
The product also adds several other features to enhance security management, such as boot sector protection to eliminate virus infections there, a macro virus scanner and a boot-up password that prevents unauthorised access to client PCs.