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Accumulation

In the context of corporate finance, refers to profits that are added to the capital base of the company rather than paid out as dividends. See: Accumulated profits tax.
In the context of investments, refers to the purchase by an institutional broker of a large number of shares over a period of time in order to avoid pushing the price of that share up.
In the context of mutual funds, refers to the regular investing of a fixed amount while reinvesting dividends and capital gains.

Accumulation

1. The gradual purchase of a single security over a long period of time as opposed to a single purchase all at once. This is done to avoid causing fluctuations in price. See also: Distribution, Accumulation Area.

2. See: Market Outperform.

accumulation

The purchase of a particular security throughout a period of time. For example, the accumulation of a substantial quantity of a stock by a portfolio manager may take place over a period of several weeks or months in order to avoid driving up the price of the stock. An individual's accumulation of shares of a mutual fund may occur over a period of many years.
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In an era of mega-ports and ultra-large container ships, re/insurers are highly exposed to risk accumulation during a catastrophe, said Aon in a statement.
This article highlights the importance of observing and reporting hail depth and the need to bring forward new ideas and state-of-the-art practices for identifying, tracking, and nowcasting surface hail accumulations from thunderstorms.
Jambu plant growth, expressed in terms of dry matter accumulation, was slow up to 18 DAT, intensifying after this time.
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The total Mg accumulations were equal to 0.842, 0.939, 1.107, 1.228, 1.526 and 2.348 g [plant.sup.-1], respectively for the cassava wastewater doses of 0, 8.5, 17, 34, 68 and 136 [m.sup.3] [ha.sup.-1], corresponding to extractions of42.1,46.9, 55.4, 61.4, 76.3 and 117.4 kg [ha.sup.-1], in the following order of extraction per organ: capitulum > leaves > stem = achenes.
In many countries, industrial wastes, geochemical structure and mining of metals create a potential source of heavy metals pollution in the aquatic environment due to their toxicity and accumulation behaviour.
2010) (holding common carriers have no duty to remove natural accumulations of snow or ice); Graham v.
For decades, North Dakota produced millions of barrels from wells drilled into conventional oil accumulations found in the Madison and Lodgepole formations.
[1] procedures were used as an analytical framework for the analyses of plant chemical accumulation.
In the latest periods it was determined the small accumulations and deeper localized lymph nodules.
But in those states that follow the natural accumulation rule, a property owner can virtually eliminate liability entirely by simply leaving the snow as is.