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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.

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.

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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Survival of the fittest means those with enough access to capital will drive out the less well-funded opposition.
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Jim Mee, co-creator of Survival of the Fittest with Men's Health magazine, said: "It's always great fun being able to bring our event to the iconic surroundings of Cardiff Bay.
Wales have always prided themselves on their conditioning but have suffered a blow with the loss of Adam Beard, the man credited with putting in place the gruelling training regime which has made the Welsh players among the fittest on the planet.
While SI has named him as the fittest athlete in sports, his succumbing to the infamous air conditioner game or Game 1 of the NBA Finals has led pundits to question his conditioning.
The young player of the year nominee Ford added: "I've had 25-26 games under my belt this season and I'm probably the fittest I've ever felt.
Di Matteo claims that transforming Albion into one of the fittest sides outside of the Premier League was one of his selling points to chairman Jeremy Peace when he applied for the job.
Cole, 25, right, was named Superdrug's beauty icon of the year as well as Heat magazine's fittest British female celebrity body.
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