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Fix

To set the price of a good or service, especially by the collusion of two or more companies. For example, two railroad companies may agree to set an artificially high price for train tickets. If these companies control a sufficient market share of railroads, then customers have no choice but to pay the high prices. In general, price fixing is illegal, but some governments, especially in developing economies, both allow and encourage the practice. Neo-liberal economists consider price fixing an inefficient practice, and in the United States it is a criminal offense under the Sherman Act. See also: Antitrust.

fix

To set the price of a commodity. For example, commodity traders in London fix the price of gold on a daily basis.
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The problems that you find must be fixable, and fixes must be actionable.
On Wednesday, Justice sued to block the companies USD 34bn merger, claiming the deal was anti-competitive and "wasn't fixable." The companies said they believe that the DOJ has reached the wrong conclusion in its assessment of the transaction and that its action is counterproductive, especially in the context of the challenges the US and global energy industry are currently experiencing.
SAMSON Lee believes Wales' scrum problems that surfaced against World Cup rivals England last weekend are "100 per cent fixable".
On this issue, the Dalai Lama gives a very apt quote: "If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry.
He said, 'deeneislam' is valid for all times to come and it is quite fixable in worldly affairs to meet needs of changing situation.
What is more, the problem may be fixable: improved construction standards for cement well linings and casings at hydraulic fracturing sites.
Some of these problems are fixable, but you gotta decide whether it's worth your time to mess with it.
While the Heat need to pick themselves up, their problems are fixable. Their defence was a lot better after half-time and 12 turnovers from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade should be relatively simple to address.
"Flaws related to key impact compounds and odor-related chemicals can be identified," she stated, "and some of those flaws are fixable."
If not, has it fallen due to short-term, fixable problems (such as flooding at a supplier's factory) or serious, long-term ones (such as a strong competitor eating its lunch)?
Sky's F1 commentator and former driver Martin Brundle, who was Schumacher's team-mate at Benetton, tweeted: "Let's hope Michael Schumacher's ski shunt is not too bad and that he's totally fixable.