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Filter

A rule that stipulates when a security should be bought or sold according to its price action.

Filter Rule

In technical analysis, an arbitrarily set percentage of increase or decline in a stock's price that the analyst sees as an indicator to buy or sell the stock. For example, the analyst may set his/her own filter rule at 15%. If the stock rises 15%, the analyst recommends buying; if it falls 15%, he/she recommends selling. While the particular percentage is subjective, one arrives at it by observing the stock's historical trends. The filter rule exists to help the investor avoid buying or selling at insignificant or anomalous changes in price. However, many analysts do not believe that the filter rule consistently produces profits for the investor.
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Three taxa, Neophylax sp, a scraper; Seratella sp., a gatherer; and Diplectrona modesta, a filterer, increased significantly in the mixed substrate habitat of the treatment stream relative to the reference stream (Table 8).
As with the divider under divide-and-choose, the filterer under filter-and-choose-that is, the player who selects the subset -- can ensure a proportional and envy-free division.
The heart of the Tapestry server is the Filterer, which executes users' filter queries.
Whereas filterers and Chironomidae numerically dominated in both treatments, in terms of biomass the relative importance of collector + scrapers, predators and shredders increased in relation to Chironomidae (Figure 5).
Accordingly, families and specimens were categorized into eight distinct groups for each studied environment: predators grouped 34 families, collectors 17, shredders-herbivores ten, scrapers eight, collectors-filterers three, piercers-herbivores three, filterers two and shredders-detritivores two (Appendix 3).
Mycelx filterers were developed specifically for removing oil waste from water streams; the filtration unit supplied to Torbay Hospital was designed to remove oil bund water, which contains silts as well as oil residues.
More recent times, however, have seen a resurgence in appreciation of wetlands, now recognized as stabilizers of streams, storage basins for storm waters, and filterers and purifiers of ground and surface waters.
Also, since atyid and Xiphocaris shrimps collectively represent "gatherers" and "filterers" (sensu Cummins and Klug 1979), their activities can potentially affect the quality and quantity of FPOM in both the benthic depositional environment and suspended seston.
Because the kidneys and liver are the principal outlets and filterers of poisons, their integrity must be fiercely protected.
The complexity of functional feeding groups (e.g., gatherers, filterers, scrapers, predators) can be a measure of the functional integrity of BMI communities and a reflection of its capacity to cycle nutrients (Wallace and Webster 1996).