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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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As night approached, it proving impossible to quell her insubordination by rebuke or threats of punishment, Master Brackett, the jailer, thought fit to introduce a physician.
They began to look around them for some spot where they might worship God, not as the king and bishops thought fit, but according to the dictates of their own consciences.
It was thought fit that the Lady Arbella should tarry in Salem for a time; she was probably received as a guest into the family of John Endicott.
But having in my life perused many state-trials, which I ever observed to terminate as the judges thought fit to direct, I durst not rely on so dangerous a decision, in so critical a juncture, and against such powerful enemies.
After some reflecting, I decided to take John into my confidence, and leave him to make the matter public or not, as he thought fit.
It is true I had my head full of pride, but, knowing nothing of the wickedness of the times, I had not one thought of my own safety or of my virtue about me; and had my young master offered it at first sight, he might have taken any liberty he thought fit with me; but he did not see his advantage, which was my happiness for that time.
th] Floor, Riverbank House, 2 Swan Lane, London, EC4R 3TT, to consider and if thought fit, to pass the following resolution, which will be proposed as a special resolution:
The following resolutions are to be considered and passed, if thought fit, at the meeting:[[/para]]
IN THE MATTER OF THE JEAN SCENE (IRELAND) LIMITED (IN VOLUNTARY LIQUIDATION) AND IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPANIES ACTS 1963 to 2013 Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Section 273 of the Companies Act 1963, that a meeting of the Creditors of the above named Company will be held at One Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1 on 11 May 2015 at 10:45 am for the purpose of having laid before the meeting by the Liquidator an account of his acts and dealings and if thought fit, passing the following resolutions: Resolutions: "That the Liquidator's account for the period to the Final Meeting be approved.
This "way ticket" would entitle him to a night's lodgings, and the master of the workhouse, if he thought fit, could liberate him in the morning without imposing a task.
He urged magistrates to make the sentence as lenient as they thought fit.
When me and my old man first got th'gither, he thought fit to serenade me outside the stairhead lavvy with a sheet of Izal toilet paper, folded and blown through his oily old comb