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allocate

[′a·lō‚kāt]
(computer science)
To place a portion of a computer memory or a peripheral unit under control of a computer program, through the action of an operator, program instruction, or executive program.
(industrial engineering)
To assign a portion of a resource to an activity.

allocate

To reserve a resource such as memory or storage. See memory allocation.
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In the past, there was a misperception that asset allocators had to choose between maximizing returns and deploying capital responsibly.
A net 13 per cent of asset allocators are underweight the region compared with a net one per cent being overweight in December.
A net 30 per cent of asset allocators are now overweight Japanese equities, a rise from a net 26 per cent in July and making Japanese equities the most popular of the five regions.
That allocators may be best placed to understand the industry they use and support is an idea which runs through this issue, and indeed is the very ethos of aiCIO.
Asset allocators have reduced their positions in the US more aggressively than in any other region and at the sharpest rate the survey has ever recorded.
A net 38 percent of global asset allocators are overweight GEM equities, up from 34 percent in July and 31 percent in June.
The survey suggests that asset allocators are most confident on Europe in 18 months.
However, even prior to the Madoff event, it had become increasingly apparent that the levels of Governance that clients assumed was implied in the service provision by Fund of Hedge Funds and Hedge Fund allocators was not being fulfilled, and such an omission has been partially responsible for many of the losses incurred by investors.
In fact, Medicare may legally recover from anyone who "touched" the file, including the insurers, allocators, attorneys and anyone else.
The allocators worked down the list from the top, allotting each bid in turn the shares it requested, until all the shares had gone.
IRELAND'S Jefferson Smurfit paper and packaging multi-national has been described as "one of the best capital allocators in the industry by top Swiss brokers CSFB.
If we use profile information, both allocators can improve their choice of live ranges that are allocated a register and identify the most promising live ranges.