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  • v. Present participle of overweight.


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  • I almost think you could underweight the rod and it would still be cast-able; in other words overweighting is entirely unnecessary (I think line manufacturers are doing a bit of that for us anyway) - I could turn over microscopic dries on a 10 foot leader with ease.

    Michael Gracie

  • "We welcome the start of an additional office development, given our positive stance on quality office space and British Land's robust positioning," he said in a note, adding that he continues to recommend "overweighting" stock in British Land and Land Securities.

    U.K. Builders Woo Cash-Rich Partners

  • 'Overweighting' Russia He is currently "overweighting" Russia against his benchmark and "underweighting" Brazil, India and China.

    Russian Funds Sizzle

  • I also think, Your Honor, that if you concluded that it was essential to avoid unfairness or some kind of overweighting of one county's vote over another county's vote, this court has within its equitable power, to have a statewide recount, if you concluded that that was necessary.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: The Florida Recount: Florida Supreme Court Holds Hearing on Manual Recounts - November 20, 2000

  • They recommend "overweighting" bonds with CCC ratings, or holding a greater percentage of the debt than is contained in benchmark indexes. -- Top News

  • Now before we look at the charts, we should note the many ways both the Dow and the rate of inflation have been massaged (or manipulated); weak stocks are pulled from the Dow 30 and replaced with stronger companies, and inflation has generally been under-reported by tricks such as overweighting "owner's equivalent rent" (some 40% of of the CPI calculation) and other suspect methods of calculation. Home Page

  • "overweighting" bonds with CCC ratings, or holding a greater percentage of the debt than is contained in benchmark indexes. -- Top News

  • We're overweighting our emerging market as compared to its relative market weight.

    What's Next? The Outlook for 2012

  • Dow Jones's analysis shows the overweighting toward the euro is the most-obvious issue.

    Popular Dollar Index Misses Major Shifts in Value

  • Symmetrical treatment: Treat technological risks on the same basis as natural risks; avoid underweighting natural risks and overweighting human-technological risks.

    The Proactionary Principle, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty


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