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Maximum expected return criterion (MERC)

Standard that one choose the asset with the highest anticipated return.
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Chicago Mercantile Exchange

The largest options and futures exchange in the world. Founded as a non-profit at the end of the nineteenth century, it demutualized in 2000 and went public in 2002. Approximately 70% of its business takes place electronically on CME Globex, the oldest electronic futures exchange in the world with well over one billion transactions since its introduction in 1992. In October 2008, in light of the credit crunch, the CME allied with the Citadel Investment Group LLC to create a transparent electronic trading platform for default credit swaps.
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The windscreen is still very upright, Merc's engineers only tilting it back by one degree in this new generation car.
A finalist in last year's Harold's Cross Puppy Derby behind Melodys Royal, Kielduff Merc landed the EUR3,000 Barry''s Tea Open 750 final on his last race at Cork before joining Charlie Lynch.
The late Assumption College basketball coach Joe O'Brien gave Morris the "Merc" nickname, associating him with Pro Bowl running back Mercury Morris of the Miami Dolphins in the 1970s.
Working at one of Solihull's newest clothing outlets Merc, Solihull College apprentice Craig Merrick is steering his way to a successful career in retail.
The company added that the ticker symbol will remain as MERC.L.
His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein, the Regent and chairman of Jordan Motorsport on Thursday gave the go ahead to the third round of the World Rally Championship (WRC), and third round of the Middle East Rally Championship (MERC).
Kuwait City Team Abu Dhabi's Shaikh Khalid Al Qasimi showed why he is regarded as one of the Arab world's top rally drivers after a sterling display saw him win the FIA Middle East Rally Championship (MERC) Rally Kuwait 2010 by a commanding 47.1 seconds.
The event is supported by Fender, Merc clothing and The Fly magazine
Making its Merc: All-aluminium car is out in 2011 MERCEDES' 300 SL is one of the finest examples of automotive excellence crossing over into art.
According to George Barris, he told them, "I'd sure like to see it a little different." When they were finished the Hirohata Merc, as it is known, became arguably the most important custom car ever built.