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1. An act that requires use of resources or time. In Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), an activity is represented by an arrow on a PERT chart.

2. In investing, the amount of a security's relative trading volume; that is, the amount of money flowing into and out of a security in trading. A high amount of activity means that many shares of the security are being bought and sold at a high rate, while a low level of activity indicates the opposite.


The amount of relative trading volume in a security.
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This ensures that the terms were heard correctly, helps with spelling and adds additional "concrete" dimensions to activities.
To minimize this organizational bias, operational modeling should focus on the functions and activities to be performed, rather than on who or what unit performs them.
86-272, a multi-jurisdictional taxpayer is unable to depend on a single standard when determining whether to file a net income tax return in a state in which its activities, in addition to the solicitation of sales of TPP, consist solely of delivering TPP to in-state customers in company-owned vehicles.
Many camps shared common activities: eating meals together, waterfront activities, campfires, and educational activities.
The Contract Activity Package (CAP) as designed by Rita Dunn (1992) served as the model for the creation of the lessons plans that would be used as independent study activities for the elementary students.
Felson, "Linking Criminal Choices, Routine Activities, Informal Control, and Criminal Outcomes," in The Reasoning Criminal: Rational Choice Perspectives on Offending, eds.
Movement activities, however, are not limited to dance.
On January 19, 2005, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service released the first installment of the eagerly anticipated guidance implementing the new domestic production activities deduction of section 199.
The trust services section is revised to discuss the oversight responsibilities of the board of directors and senior management for operating the fiduciary activities of their financial holding company (FHC) or bank holding company (BHC) in a safe and sound manner.
More recently, Heal (1999) conducted a survey of 713 young adults who had been students in special education programs and found that career development activities such as work opportunities, the intensity of vocational preparation, and the percentage of time spent in career education courses were predictors of increased employment, self-esteem, independence, and job security.
So kids take part in more after-school activities, like sports, games, and clubs.
The IRS argued a trust's "material participation" in a trade or business, within the meaning of section 469(h), should be determined by evaluating only the trustee's activities.

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