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  • adj. A program where the program flow is determined by events.

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Examples

  • According to her research, a match like Ken and Julie’s that escalates based on external factors that have little to do with a couple’s true level of intimacy—such as moving in together to save money—can be described as event-driven.

    First Comes Marriage

  • "It still remains a geopolitical- and event-driven type of market," said Kyle Cooper , managing partner at IAF Energy Advisors.

    Crude Higher Despite U.S. Inventories

  • That event-driven fund rebounded after being down 11% in September.

    Hedge Funds Extend Gains, but Insider Probe Swirls

  • The results of the $2.2 billion fund, which used an event-driven strategy, were bolstered by bets on the recoveries of companies like Delphi and CIT Group, which were operating under bankruptcy protection.

    Hedge Funds Extend Gains, but Insider Probe Swirls

  • Two senior members of its European team, Daniele Benatoff and Ariel Roskis, have established Benros Capital, and are preparing to launch an event-driven hedge fund, while the Hong Kong-based former global head of the division Morgan Sze has set up Azentus Capital.

    J.P. Morgan Advances Prop-Trading Plan

  • Home Depot Inc. has shifted its discount equation—to an every-day low price strategy from a promotional, event-driven one—to improve margins and deter shoppers from chasing sales.

    Slowing Sales Imperil Growth

  • Long-term fund managers frequently sell out of companies facing takeover bids, leaving the shares in the hands of event-driven funds that hope to profit from the uncertainty.

    Peabody, ArcelorMittal Sweeten Offer for Macarthur

  • Unless it's event-driven, we're not on the threshold of another major run-up, says Oil Price Information Service analyst Tom Kloza.

    Gas prices turn up, could put damper on economy

  • "The first book is event-driven in a profound way; it's about people being crushed by life in a particular moment in time," he says.

    Picking Up 12 Years Later

  • People close to NYSE said merger arbitragers and other event-driven hedge funds hold about 10% to 15% of NYSE stock.

    At Nasdaq, a Pitch and Woo

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