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Time horizon

The period, usually expressed in years, for which an investor expects to hold an investment.

Time Horizon

The length of time an investment is intended to last, usually expressed in years. Having a time horizon helps an investor set his/her short-term and long-term investment plans. See also: Horizon analysis, Horizon return.

time horizon

The interval during which an investment program is to be completed. An investor's time horizon is very important in determining the types of investments that should be selected. For example, investments that would be appropriate for an individual's retirement in 30 years are seldom suitable for reaching a short-term goal. Also called horizon.
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The alleged short time horizons of US managers has caused such concern that the US.
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Thus, the index is 17000 points at the moment; the growth target is 28100 points; the upside is 11100 points (65%); the time horizon is 37 months.
Fitch expects that the company can exit these businesses over the planned time horizon without incurring substantial additional charges.
In retirement, the asset allocation mix should recognize that a long time horizon, which is a friend of the young investor, is an enemy of the retiree who needs income from the portfolio for every year of retirement.
Historically, the time horizon for the successful conclusion of an exit strategy in the telecommunications industry is more than double those of other industry sectors, with lengths of 7-8 years not uncommon.
The new lab will focus on technology and platform development beyond the five-year time horizon, further extending AMD's strong tradition of advanced silicon planning.
With a longer time horizon, mutuals are not driven by short-term profits or stock movements.
Vindigni's promotion is a validation of his strong long-term record of performance and his valued contributions to the Company over an extended time horizon.
Over a longer time horizon, FNT's financial leverage is expected to stay below 25% and pretax earnings are expected to cover interest expense by at least 10 times.