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correction

Science a number or quantity added to or subtracted from a scientific or mathematical calculation or observation to increase its accuracy

Correction

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

In astrology, correction refers to the translation of one’s birth time into sidereal time.

Correction

 

the rectification of typographical errors in a proof. In hand or Monotype composition, correction involves replacement of erroneous characters or lines; in Linotype, incorrect lines are replaced with corrected lines. Large-scale correction leads to repaging—that is, repositioning of the composed matter or other elements from one column to another. In photocomposition, correction involves the removal of incorrect lines from the positive or negative and their replacement with correct lines or replacement of the entire positive or negative.

correction

[kə′rek·shən]
(science and technology)
A quantity added to a calculated or observed value to obtain the true value.
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However, many financial analysts warn that the market is overinflated and that a market correction -- a decline of at least 10% from its most recent high point -- is inevitable before the end of the year.
But according to the business executives surveyed by London Business School, a drastic market correction this time around is unlikely.
But then, in a market correction, nobody can really say anything to appease those who have just lost a lot of money.
Part two discusses how the market correction directly hit the upstream sector, which affected the coffee grower as well as the trade accounts of the coffee exporting country.
Then, the story repeated in 2012 a after the US stock market correction in April - May, by mid-October Russia-30 added 10%, whereas S&P500 strengthened 14% in the same time frame.
Although the market managed to end the month with a modest 1.8% gain, the recent volatility raises a lot of questions about last year's standout market.We consider this sharp decline a market correction since we believe that, in the absence of any major news flow that would change the big picture, some short-term investors may have been encouraged to cash in.That and the fact that Moody's disappointingly left Turkey's credit rating unchanged.
The angel investor market in the first two quarters of 2011 showed signs of stabilizing after the 30 percent market correction experienced from the second half of 2008 through the first half of 2009.
The term "market correction" doesn't hint that millions have lost money that they expected to see them through retirement - most especially in fall 2008, when the market lost 18 percent of its value in a single week.
But the sudden stock market correction after the Japanese tsunami wiped around pounds 16billion off private investors' portfolios.
SPK officials said a preliminary investigation launched after appeals from Turkish investors over comments made by Mobius last November who had said that there could be a 15 percent to 20 percent market correction in Turkey by the end of 2010.
He said he did not want to see banks return to their old ways of lending indiscriminately, but warned that it would be a mistake to "bolt the door" when the housing market correction had already taken place.
Meanwhile, The Information Network (theinformationnet.com) says indicators show a market correction is looming, with some signs pointing to a repeat of the correction that began after 2000.