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business

1. an industrial, commercial, or professional operation; purchase and sale of goods and services
2. a commercial or industrial establishment, such as a firm or factory
3. commercial activity; dealings (esp in the phrase do business)
4. volume or quantity of commercial activity
5. commercial policy or procedure
6. Theatre an incidental action, such as lighting a pipe, performed by an actor for dramatic effect
7. a group of ferrets
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Near-term consolidated credit protection measures are expected to strengthen in cadence with SUG's higher business risk profile, particularly given the hedged nature of SRES' cash flows in 2006 and 2007.
The affirmation of CMP reflects CMP's low business risk profile and strong credit ratios.
While future investments could increase consolidated business risk, Fitch expects the investments to be moderate and funded with $50 million of re-deployable cash at the parent.
A second major business risk for the company is a sustained period of low natural gas prices.
Prior to leading Optima's financial services and regulatory risk practice, Ralph Fatigate, 58, served as an Associate Director at Protiviti in the Business Risk Division.
This comprehensive business risk approach is a way for all financial institutions, large and small, to manage the distinct risk categories identified by the OCC and the Federal Reserve," said Bill Browning, partner with Arthur Andersen's Financial Markets Group.
NEW YORK -- Control Solutions International, a worldwide leader in providing independent internal audit, compliance, risk management and technology solutions, announced today that Michelle Boe has joined the firm as a director in its business risk management practice.
PricewaterhouseCoopers' IT Business Risk Management Practice's experienced staff evaluates the risk in the IT environment, interprets the results, and makes recommendations to management.
For example, some of the company's audits may cover a business risk that spans many departments, such as the one performed recently on travel expenses.
Best's BCAR model will continue to quantify the level of capital required for four broad risk categories: asset risk, insurance/morbidity risk, interest rate risk and business risk.
The company has formed a Business Risk Advisory Committee, which serves as the forum for reviewing selected business risks as they emerge.

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