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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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Dear Editor - So the Home Secretary has thought fit to send a Minister to the USA to examine how to supervise paedophiles after they have part-served their prison sentence.
What does it tell us about the UN," asked British human rights activist Alex de Waal, "that not a single official thought fit to resign over the Rwandan genocide?
I FIND it incredible that the schedulers have thought fit to take Nice Guy Eddie off after just one series.
The Vulcan at Bruntingthorpe is the only one in the UK thought fit to be flown again.
The directors of CFS are expected to meet this week to review the Guosen fairness opinion and the report of the Independent Committee and to consider and, if thought fit, approve the proposed transaction and the amalgamation agreement.
For sheer cheek, however, the Alcester curry house owner who thought fit to drive the 20-odd miles into the city to dump the waste from his restaurant takes the biscuit (Mail, January 22).
Simon Butler, representing Ms Cameron, said the couple had been "life partners" since 2002 and she did her best to care for him as she thought fit.
As a regular denigrator of my point of view when I had a column in The Journal, I asked him a question then which he thought fit not to answer.
That is not the same as buying back the pub and fitting it out as a bank again, let alone equipping it with a manager empowered to lend, or refuse to lend, as he thought fit without a faceless credit-scoring rigmarole.
Leeds are now bottom of the Premiership, but they are likely to be spared relegation, because First Division leaders Bristol do not own their own ground and Exeter is not thought fit for the big boys Harlequins can happily breath again, and the RFU will no longer have to stay up half the night trying to think of a credible reason to save them from the drop.