Liquidity Preference Hypothesis

Business / Finance / Liquidity Preference Hypothesis: The argument that greater liquidity is valuable, all else equal. Also, the theory that the forward rate exceeds expected future interest rates.

Other Words for Hypothesis

Hypothesis Noun Synonyms: theory, theorem, postulate, premise or premiss, proposition, assumption, supposition, speculation
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Other Words for Preference

Preference Verb Synonyms: favourite, choice, selection, desire, option, pick
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One Gene, One Enzyme Hypothesis

Science / Biology / One Gene, One Enzyme Hypothesis: Holds that a single gene controls the production, specificity, and activity of each enzyme in a metabolic pathway. Thus, mutation of such a gene changes the ability of the cell to carry out a particul MORE

Out Of Africa Hypothesis

Science / Biology / Out Of Africa Hypothesis: Holds that modern human populations (Homo sapiens) are all derived from a single speciation event that took place in a restricted region in Africa. MORE

Overreaction Hypothesis

Business / Finance / Overreaction Hypothesis: The supposition that investors overreact to unanticipated news, resulting in exaggerated movements in stock prices followed by corrections. MORE

Nebular Hypothesis

Science / Geology / Nebular Hypothesis: A theory of the formation of the planets that states that a rotating nebula contracted and was then torn into fragments by centrifugal forces, with planets condensing from the fragments. MORE

Lyon Hypothesis

Science / Biology / Lyon Hypothesis: Idea proposed by Mary Lyon that mammalian females inactivate one or the other X-chromosome during early embryogenesis. This deactivated chromosome forms the Barr body. MORE

Liquidity Risk

Business / Finance / Liquidity Risk: The risk that arises from the difficulty of selling an asset in a timely manner. It can be thought of as the difference between the 'true value' of the asset and the likely price, less commissions. MORE

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