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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.
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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.
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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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"This seminar will not only help bring the Think Fit! pack to life, but will provide practical insights into what is already being done in this area."
(www.piers.org.uk) We would not, of course, wish to interfere in the decisions of the locally elected representatives to develop their seafront in whatever way they think fit. However, we do think that the construction of a real pier would provide a major boost to tourism and give Redcar a new international status as one of the very few locations to have created a new pier.
They argue that Scotland should "go it alone" on tax, taking all the revenue raised north of the Border and only sending to the Treasury in London as much as we think fit.
Everybody is entitled to conduct their business in whatever manner they think fit. But I wonder why the phrase 'cake and eat it' comes to mind?
In March this year, all members of the Association of Cricket Umpires were issued with a copy of the England & Wales Cricket Board's "Fast Bowling Directives.'' These are quite clearly directives "to be obeyed" and in no way are they guidelines, nor do they allow anyone discretion to use them as they think fit.
"I'd never put anyone on the pitch who I didn't think fit enough.
(a) to make the reinstatement of such licence or permit at the expiry of any period of suspension subject to the licence holder having complied with and/or continuing to comply with such requirements or conditions as they think fit.
Mr Justice Pumfrey agreed to vary the terms of the will so that Earl Percy does not receive the income or lump sum until he is 25 or earlier in smaller amounts as the trustees think fit.
Patsy, who has a son, James, 10, from her marriage to Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr, and Lennon, three, from her marriage to Liam Gallagher, added: "I think Fit Mothers is really exciting.
Harrison also gave his trustees power to make any investments they wanted and transfer capital from the trust to Olivia or Dhani where "they shall think fit".
He said: "I think FIT is a great initiative because it offers people, who would otherwise not have a chance, to learn the skills necessary to get a job in the changing economy."