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  • v. Present participle of underweight.

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Examples

  • They favor Michael Page and Hays, because of their bigger exposure to emerging markets and recommend underweighting Adecco and Randstad.

    Europe's Recruiters Tough to Evaluate

  • 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

  • But Eric Jacobson , director of fixed-income research at Morningstar who closely tracks Mr. Gross's fund, said the 10% still represents a "massive underweighting" to the sector relative to the benchmark's weighting of 32.98%.

    Bearish Bets Dim a Star

  • It means, underweighting the things like consumer staples, drugs, and therefore, in a broader sense, health care, utilities, telecom, all of the less economically sensitive things.

    Get Briefed: Ken Fisher

  • Interestingly, a concerned Standard & Poor's recently downgraded its expectations this year for the S&P 500 from 1270 to 1190 (now 2,196), and is recommending an underweighting in equities and an overweighting in cash.

    Dan Dorfman: Day of the Lion or the Lamb?

  • Many fixed-income assets have been ravaged in recent weeks, and my strategy of keeping maturities short and underweighting fixed income in my portfolio proved sound.

    The Vault Line: It's Time to Consider Bank Stocks Again

  • For the record, I happen to think that the CPI systematically undercounts inflation due to underweighting certain components especially medical care and completely avoiding the impact of taxes on spending and costs.

    Chris Martenson, Ph.D.: Don't Be Fooled: Inflation Has the Upper Hand

  • Over - or underweighting a portfolio to gain exposure that will reduce the downside risk.

    Four ETF Strategies For A Down Market

  • Conversely, we recommend underweighting areas with limited EPS visibility, like consumer discretionary, industrials and health care.

    A Sampling of Advisory Opinion

  • That means there's no attempt to have the same industry weightings as the S&P 500 or any other index -- and also no concerted effort to beat a chosen index by overweighting and underweighting sectors or individual stocks in the benchmark.

    Fund Vs. Index: A 10-Year Streak

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