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Fit

The matching of the investor's requirements and needs such as risk tolerance and growth potential preference with a specific investment. Also, how well or how poorly a regression line represents the data points it is based on. A good ‘fit’ indicates a high correlation coefficient.
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Fit

To meet the needs of an investor or portfolio. That is, a security fits a portfolio if it has the acceptable amount of risk, return, meets the investor's ethical preferences, and so forth.
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fit

A condition in which a security fulfills an investor's portfolio needs. For example, an investor may select a new municipal bond because that bond's maturity makes it a good fit in the investor's portfolio.
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As for the barrel bushing, normally a fitted bushing comes with the barrel.
To do the fitting right and to achieve good results the barrel must be fitted properly and carefully.
Using a child seat is not always straightforward and parents need to invest time in checking the seat is fitted properly before setting out on every journey."
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