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Screen Stocks

To investigate stocks for potential investment according to a predetermined set of criteria. For example, an investor may screen stocks according to the lowest price, the most market capitalization, the most favorable price-earnings ratio, or any number of other variables. One may also combine criteria while screening stocks. The process is designed to help one make the best investment decisions, and is often accomplished with the help of a computer.

screening

the process of evaluating product ideas in terms of consumer acceptance, technical feasibility and cost. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
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The rationale for targeted TB screening includes some of the following factors.
At an actual screening site, detection of active compounds (compounds that are effective for drug purposes when they interact with protein in some form) is rare, thus discovery of active compounds has been one of the issues with conventional screening methods such as random screening to date.
They conducted separate analyses for screening of asymptomatic women and diagnostic testing of women with symptoms for which federal guidelines recommend STD testing (vaginal or urinary symptoms, abnormal vaginal bleeding, and abdominal or pelvic pain).
We are not trying to take the place of anyone's physician,'' said Paula Motolik, spokeswoman for Life Line Screening.
3 illustrates the "#5" play that has 5 initially screening for 4.
Known as the Nordberg ST348 and ST352 mobile screens, the units feature SmartScreen[R] technology, which Metso says will give contractors "unprecedented flexibility to monitor and optimize their screening operations.
Tribeca Cinemas has acquired the business assets of The Screening Room from previous owners Henry Hershkowitz, Steven Kantor and Nancy Yaffa.
As a screening tool, it looks for lumps, bumps, and other irregularities that may signal developing disease.
Such screening provides uncertain benefit with potential for some risk--The most likely outcomes of CT screening of a healthy person with no symptoms of illness are:
Because the risk for lead exposure is not distributed evenly throughout the population, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended in 1997 that health departments use local data to identify children and neighborhoods at high risk in order to target screening efforts (2).
This significant reduction in mortality was due to the effectiveness of early screening from the Pap Smear.