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allocation

The designed or intended distribution of a thing, typically used in the context of patient assignment to a particular arm in a clinical trial.

allocation

Vox populi The distribution of a thing. See Nonrandomized allocation, Resource allocation.

allocation

(al″ŏ-kā′-shŏn)
The assignment or distribution of assets or duties.

allocation

the technique of forming groups in a population for the purpose of carrying out comparisons between them. The objective is to create comparable groups and to avoid bias. Techniques used include random allocation, self-selection or clinical judgment.
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For instance, if relevant medical records are listed in the payment ledger but missing from the file, these allocators may not take the extra step of locating those records.
Both funds can take a defensive position in volatile, downward trending markets and allocate up to 100% of assets in cash equivalents and/or Treasuries in the case of the Virtus Allocator Premium AlphaSector Fund and up to 100% of assets in cash equivalents in the case of the Virtus Global Premium AlphaSector Fund.
Among its many features, Asset Allocator enables investment professionals to:
Control allocator Mel Murphy, 38, from Pontypool * She wears: Ted Baker dress, pounds 89, and shoes, pounds 90 She says: "I love the metallic look and it's very on trend at the moment so my eye was automatically drawn to this dress.
A net 34 percent of global asset allocators are overweight GEM equities, up from 19 percent in May.
Summary: IGS Group LLP and MSS Capital Limited today announced the launch of MAG Consultancy (Managed Accounts and Governance Consultancy), a new 50/50 joint venture partnership between their two firms that has been established specifically to design and build Separate Managed Account Platforms (SMAPs) for asset owners, hedge fund allocators and institutional investor clients.
Dixon said allocators are typically trained and promoted just after they master the intricacies of the job.
By contrast, almost all tactical asset allocators were largely out of the stock market on Black Monday.
A net 38 percent of asset allocators are overweight emerging market equities, double the level of September's survey.
Contract notice: Leasing, maintenance and reading of water meters and heat cost allocators.
The asset allocators have shifted out of cash and increased their allocations to equities.
A net 16 per cent of global asset allocators say that they are overweight cash, up from a net 12 per cent last month.