Hemline Theory

Business / Finance / Hemline Theory: The Helsinki Exchanges (HEX Ltd., Helsinki Securities and Derivatives Exchange and Clearing House) was formed at the beginning of 1998 following the merger of the Helsinki Stock Exchange Ltd. and SOM Ltd., the Securities and Derivatives Exchange, and the Clearing House.

Preferred Habitat Theory

Business / Finance / Preferred Habitat Theory: A biased expectations theory that believes the term structure reflects the expectation of the future path of interest rates as well as risk premium. The theory rejects the assertion that the risk prem MORE

Organizational Behavior Modification Theory

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Organizational Behavior Modification Theory: A motivational theory suggesting that an individual will behave in a manner that helps him or her avoid potential negative outcomes and achieve agreeable outcomes. MORE

Presidential Election Cycle Theory

Business / Finance / Presidential Election Cycle Theory: A theory that stock market trends can be predicted and explained by the four-year presidential election cycle. MORE

Proof Theory

Technology / Computers / Proof Theory: This deals with the actual 'logic' of the programming. Using mathematical analysis techniques, the programming language is proof checked. MORE

Random Walk Theory

Business / Taxes / Random Walk Theory: The random walk theory holds that it is futile to try to predict changes in stock prices. Advocates of the theory base their assertion on the belief that stock prices react to information as it become MORE

Pure Expectations Theory

Business / Finance / Pure Expectations Theory: A theory that asserts that forward rates exclusively represent the expected future rates. In other words, the entire term structure reflects the market's expectations of future short-term rates. For e MORE

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