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expiration

 [ek″spĭ-ra´shun]
1. exhalation (def. 3).
2. termination, or death.
3. a time after which a medication or agent has lost its potency. adj., adj expi´ratory.

ex·pi·ra·tion

(eks'pi-rā'shŭn),
1. Synonym(s): exhalation (1)
2. A death.
[L. expiro or ex-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe out]

expiration

(ĕk′spə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act of coming to a close; termination: the expiration of a contract.
2. The act of breathing out; exhalation.
3. Archaic Death.

ex·pi·ra·tion

(eks'pir-ā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): exhalation (1) .
2. Death.
[L. expiro or ex-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe out]

expiration

1. Breathing out.
2. Death.

expiration

see BREATHING.

ex·pi·ra·tion

(eks'pir-ā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): exhalation (1) .
2. A death.
[L. expiro or ex-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe out]
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We examine the expiration effects of derivatives on the market index as opposed to prices of individual stocks because this allows us to mitigate problems that might arise on account of information that affect prices of individual stocks much more than a broader market index.
Our results indicate that NSE expiration of index-based derivatives contracts have a significant impact on the trading volumes in the cash market; the volume of trading is higher on expiration days than on nonexpiration days.
In the beginning of our sample period, contract expirations included two serial months and two quarterly months.
Dichotomizing the trading volume of the specific expirations into the serial and quarterly months, we find a majority of the volume occurs when there is a quarterly expiration date.
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Because the company operates many strongly seasonal communities, it has used manual lease expiration management with its communities to move renewals outside of the slow months, says Erik Rogers, Vice President of Business Intelligence and Technology for the San Francisco-based real estate investor and operator.
Since 2008, however, Carmel Partners has used a revenue management system to employ automated lease expiration management, or LEM, a technique that guides leases to expire at a time that maximizes revenue.
The first step is to use various lease length terms to obtain the even spread of the lease expirations. Although in the past most community managers tended to offer only six-month or 12-month leases, a growing number of top firms currently offer flexible lease terms in three- to 15-month increments.
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