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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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The Constitution further says the President can summon either House or both Houses in a joint session "as he thinks fit".
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"The Conference of Rulers surely has the right to discuss any matter of national policy and those it thinks fit to discuss.
He said: "He cannot speak and can hardly walk but the Government thinks fit to keep him in jail."
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