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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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Clearly, with the participation of other riders under serious doubt the Tour market was a bit of a sharkpool yesterday, but nobody was being forced to have a bet and it was a shame that Betfair saw fit to hang out the suspended sign.
No wonder that "gay" activists among OECTA's members saw fit to enter a schoolbus from the Catholic School Board in Toronto's "Gay Pride Day" parade this year as a token of their commitment.
Apart from The Idler's anonymous correspondent, none of the swooning scribes saw fit to report a remark from Karzai that could be construed as a threat to the U.
At least one priest said he felt that resolution gave the green light to clergy to proceed as they saw fit.
Marvin Sackner, Chairman of the Board of Directors of NIMS, stated, "We are delighted that the US patent office saw fit to acknowledge the patentability of our AT-101 product.
When the present state tenure law was adopted, recalcitrant school boards, fighting tooth and nail to maintain their right to fire teachers as they saw fit, simply decided to dismiss all teachers at the end of their probationary period rather than give them permanent status.
The Committee saw fit to censure the Australian government for its treatment of that nation's aboriginal peoples.
We are grateful that the jury saw fit to hold Collectors Universe accountable for its actions," said Andrew Albert, lead attorney on the case and partner at the law offices of Boudreau, Albert & Wohlfeil LLP.
Besides these, Alma had numerous lovers and assignations with artists, psychoanalysts or chauffeurs, as she saw fit.
Goldman Sachs saw fit to upgrade ATI to "in-line" today, spurring a more-than-four-percent jump in today's market activity.
Epstein, now 29, was the subject of many a punchline last winter, when the Red Sox saw fit to hire him, at 28, to be their general manager.