Relative value


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Relative value

The attractiveness measured in terms of risk, liquidity, and return of one instrument relative to another, or, for a given instrument, of one maturity relative to another.

Relative Value

The value or desirability of one investment with reference to another. One may compare the relative values of many things, with start-up costs, return, risk, maturity, and liquidity being among the most popular. Comparing relative values helps investors make investment decisions that will maximize returns at the lowest possible level of risk.
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Regarding good and evil as purely relative values, it stands to reason that what may be bad or evil in a given man, relative to a certain environment, may actually be good if not highly virtuous in him relative to a certain other environment.
After considering the relative values, as penances, of a piece of haircloth worn next the skin, and a pebble in the shoe, she dismissed them both.
"The story is similar when looking at relative value," according to BlackRock, "The sector trades at a 10-15% premium to the broader market.
At the same time, we are continuing to benefit from organic growth in illiquid alternatives and in fixed income, across relative value and traditional strategies, and are positioned for long-term organic growth in fundamental global and emerging markets equities, given our Affiliates' strong performance track records.
MONDAY, July 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and most recent Relative Value Scale Update Committee recommendations overestimate the operating time for original and revision hip and knee replacements, according to a study published in the July issue of Health Affairs.
The process Gao explores shapes the relative value of physician services within the twenty percent of US health expenditures on physician services, since changes in Medicare prices are routinely adopted by private payers (Clemens and Gottlieb 2017).
CheapOair.com has announced it has debuted a value scoring system for flights on the CheapOair Mobile App to help customers determine the relative value of their flight options, the company said.
Singapore offers relative value in some categories, the report said.
Wilshire reported that the year's best liquid alts sub-strategy index was relative value, which comprises credit, convertible arbitrage and volatility funds and makes up 36% the Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index.
Clinical productivity in the incentive plan was measured by national benchmarks for work relative value units for non-physician providers.
Touchstone Investments said it has launched Touchstone Credit Opportunities Fund to take advantage of market inefficiencies and relative value opportunities in the global fixed-income market.
The ACP "is supportive of better documenting the process for establishing relative values for Medicare physicians' services," he added, "including the methods used to review RUC recommendations and the rationale for final relative value decisions."