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  • adj. Not diversified.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not diversified; not varied; uniform.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not diversified


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  • They encourage heavy, leveraged investments in undiversified assets that perform unexceptionally over time.

    Matthew Yglesias » Command and Control

  • Instead, the PBGC is moving from an "undiversified" portfolio to a much more diversified one that would mitigate risks, he added, noting that the agency was projecting that the new investment policy would have a lower standard deviation than the old. Today in Finance

  • But they have no incentive to take stupid undiversified counterparty risk.

    The Fed's Mission Impossible

  • The Miami Herald doubled down today on its failure to address the shortcomings of undercapitalized, undiversified newly minted under-regulated Florida home insurance companies. Herald Editorial Page Compounds Errors on Home Insurance

  • Perhaps most daunting, the Fed's purchases of Treasury debt and mortgage-backed securities have effectively turned it into a mammoth investor -- a thoroughly undiversified one.

    Could The Federal Reserve Go Broke?

  • What the U.S. mortgage crisis and the European sovereign debt crisis have in common is policies that subsidized certain investments—bad mortgages in the U.S. and the bonds of European countries like Greece—and then compounded the mistake with regulations that forced all the biggest banks into the same undiversified bad investments.

    Financial Regulation: Worse Than a Crime

  • This is (partly) the case for diversification - adding a stock adds less risk, as a general proposition, to a diversified portfolio than to an undiversified one.

    Safe Investing, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • When the company was in a low-growth industry, was undiversified, or faced intense competition from rivals, it actually benefited from having a CEO on an outside board.

    Study Points to Benefits of Outside Board Seats

  • Strengthening weak, undiversified economies is a far wiser policy for promoting both political and economic stability.

    The Global Community

  • Most investors are undiversified and lose money as a result.

    Matt Fellowes: Capitalism for All?


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