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Active

A market in which there is frequent trading.

Active

1. Describing a security that is traded with relative frequency. Many investors look to active securities because they can be traded, even in rather large quantities, without affecting the price. Active securities usually have a low bid-ask spread.

2. Describing a market or exchange with a high trading volume.

active

Of or relating to a security in which there is a great deal of trading. Active securities appeal to many investors because they usually can be traded without affecting the price. In over-the-counter trading, an active security usually has a smaller spread between the bid and ask price. See also most-active stocks.
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In another example, 45 per cent of actively religious Australians said they were very happy, while just 32 per cent of inactive reported this, and 33 per cent of the unaffiliated.
adults saying they actively avoid and at least 40% saying they do not actively avoid these nutritional elements.
Among actively managed fund categories, taxable bond funds were the clear winner.
engaged and 20 per cent actively disengaged and Bahrain's were found to be 16 per cent engaged, 67 per cent not engaged, and 16 per cent actively disengaged.
The selection of passively managed funds (e.g., index funds) to the exclusion of actively managed funds reflects an increasing, but mistaken, belief among plan fiduciaries that they will avoid fiduciary liability under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
Specifically, plan fiduciaries have been increasingly concerned that offering actively managed funds might unnecessarily raise scrutiny from the U.S.
Currently, companies in Germany employ 5.4 million actively disengaged workers.
Regarding effectiveness, the supplemental policy states that insurance is effective on "the day you resume Active Work, if you are not Actively at Work on the day you become eligible." The policy defines "Actively at Work" as "the full-time performance of all customary duties of an employee's occupation at the Employer's place of business."
The path leading to this point began with the convergence of two components: the rapid growth of traditional index ETFs and the SEC's review for approving transparent, actively managed ETFs.
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Hundreds of thousands jobless Bulgarians willing to work do not actively seek a job, according to data by Eurostat for 2012.