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  • n. Plural form of fundamental.
  • n. The fundamental analysis data.

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  • n. principles from which other truths can be derived


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  • "We believe a rebound in fundamentals is not in the foreseeable future," he said.

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  • At this time, the term fundamentals was understood to signify those doctrines an explicit belief in which is necessary to salvation.

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  • McCain, a champion of deregulation in the Senate, former Commerce Committee Chair, has taken an abrupt about face on the economy after yesterday's suicide mission in which he called the fundamentals of the economy strong.

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  • But if you're talking about an economy weakened by what they call fundamentals, too much investments in the telecom industry or the shadow of 9/11 that is holding back investment, the president doesn't push a lot of buttons in the White House and say, OK, the economy is going to change.

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  • The point is, however, that in this era of globalisation, of competition and of rapid change, each and every one of you know so very very well, focussing on the fundamentals is absolutely necessary.

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  • The exploration and production industry has announced additional cuts in dry gas drilling as it looks to manage the terrible short term fundamentals that are plaguing this was the first major exploration and production company to announce cuts in drilling and production shut ins due to low natural gas prices.

  • We're spending a lot of time with what we call the fundamentals of franchise, things like player progression, what we call "stat-gen", which is a result of the games that get simulated.

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  • "While we remain positive for the long-term fundamentals of the group, we are cautious on the outlook for the rest of the financial year," he said in a statement.

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  • "China jewelry demand increased every quarter of last year and was the largest single jewelry market worldwide for the second half of 2011," it said, adding that long-term fundamentals for gold remain strong due to rising demand as well as tight supply.

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  • Mr. Wickwire doesn't seem worried about the recent pull-back in agricultural commodities, calling long-term fundamentals "very positive."

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