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Class

In the case of derivative products, options of the same type-put or call-with the same underlying security. See: Series. In general, refers to a category of assets such as: domestic equity, fixed income, etc.

Class

1. See: Asset Classes.

2. See: Stock Class.

3. An option contract of one type or another. For example, calls and puts are different classes of option, as are American style and European style options.

class

1. See stock class.
2. Option contracts of the same type (put or call) and style (American or European) on the same security and expiring on the same expiration date.

class (building)

Subjective evaluation of the desirability of an office building based on its age, amenities, maintenance, and design. There are no hard-and-fast rules, and evaluations may change for a virtually identical building in two different markets.The classification is independent of the location; one commonly encounters comments such as “It's a class B property in a class A location,” meaning a less desirable building happily situated at a great location and thus able to command higher rents than might otherwise be expected.

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Thus, there do not appear to be any differences in the slope or direction of the relationship of class mobility to GA score across the different paternal social classes. Wherever on the scale the men are born, the higher the GA score, the more positive the mobility.
As with AGC, these scores suggest that there is little difference with regard to MCAT scores among the three social classes. When considering National Board Scores I, higher scores exist among Class I physicians (45.5 percent) than among Classes II and III (29.4 and 30.4 percent respectively).
The relative influence of class and income on consumption can best be understood by comparing the consumption behavior of people with similar incomes but belonging to different social classes. This leads to the following hypothesis:
First, to what extent, if any, has the ability of America's social classes to purchase the basic needs increased from 1918 to 1988?
The country is very polarized by region, social classes and the schism that usually exists between urban and rural dwellers.
The life expectancy gap for women of different social classes is also just more than four years.
Longitudinal data suggests that interest in politics has fallen slightly across all social classes in recent decades, but for the lowest social classes it has decreased significantly.
In fact, a seminal meta-analysis of 224 previous studies on social class and crime "concluded rather convincingly that members of lower social classes were indeed more prone" to end up behind bars.
People across the UK from all social classes backed a ban - ranging from 86 per cent in the most wealthy group to 72 per cent in deprived areas.
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Moreover, even though some scholars have suggested that the process of globalization might blur class distinctions as different social classes have access to foreign consumer items, Maureen O'Dougherty insists that class identity remains reified in the midst of a greater international exchange of goods.