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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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Stevie has been a member of NEBSA for many years and his performances are notable for being completely devoid of smut and bad language and yet he always leaves his audience in fits of laughter. He is a great ambassador for Liverpool.
Des, 72, who has just become a father again for the fifth time, was in fits of laughter as he snatched the doll and cradled it.
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