GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to water at its highest achieved level; of or pertaining to high water.
“In the third quarter of 2009, Mr. Huttenlocher surpassed his so-called high-water mark, the point at which investment gains make up for investors' losses, allowing the fund to resume charging fees on investment profits, according to people familiar with the matter and fund-related documents.”
“Brencourt passed the so-called high-water mark, the point at which investment gains make up for investors' losses, allowing the hedge fund to resume charging performance fees.”
“The fund, named after 1980s founders Michael Adam, David Harding and Martin Lueck, which tries to make money following market trends, has returned 1.5 percent so far this year, leaving it around 5 percent away from its so-called high-water mark, above which it can earn lucrative performance fees.”
“AHL funds would now have to rise about 10 percent on average to hit their so-called high-water mark, the point at which Man Group can charge investors fees for positive investment performance, according to JPMorgan's Maile.”
“It's no mere coincidence that 1928 and 2007 marked historical high-water points for shares of national income going to the top 1 percent.”
“The bursting of that bubble still shapes skepticism about stocks and provides a rough high-water mark for the market to reach before any recovery will be considered substantive.”
“Zillow found no communities where values have surpassed their high-water marks.”
“NATO has come a long way from a high-water mark at the end of the Cold War, when Europe was its focus and it succeeded in staring down the Warsaw Pact, and the Soviet Union and allied Communist regimes collapsed.”
“I had on corduroy high-water flooded beige pants with a button-down plaid shirt.”
“As one of the 20th century's most legendary performers, Houdini is the high-water mark for magicians and escape artists to attest to -- influencing such modern-day magicians such as Penn & Teller.”
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