negative sign


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negative sign

[′neg·əd·iv ¦sīn]
(mathematics)
The symbol -, used to indicate a negative number.
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The negative sign of net external debt and net ODA shows that these inflow variables are a major hurdle in the way of macroeconomic stability.
If the RoE variable represents a good proxy for the cost of holding shareholder capital, a negative sign should be found.
The man thought that all the falls that occurred after the marriage were a negative sign and that his wife was going to be bad luck in his life, and decided to divorce her.
The fact that 45 nations abstained from voting, mostly European Union (EU) countries, is not a negative sign.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | AFP-- Malaysia's economy grew at its slowest pace in nearly two years in the second quarter, the government said Thursday, the latest negative sign for policy-makers faced with a plummeting currency and political turmoil.
He branded it negative sign for the country and nation and hoped the concerned department will take drastic steps for improvement.
This is a negative sign that represents mature growth or harvest.
Positive sign of coefficients means that these variables increase after making changes in WCR and the negative sign indicate the decrease in these variables after changes made in WRC.
The most striking result about these two regressions, however, is the statistically significant estimated negative sign on GINI (the two-sided p-value is .
When interest rates are high, insurers expect high investment earnings and are likely to sell more policies at a lower price, resulting in underwriting losses, Therefore, we expect a negative sign on the interest variable.
which, because of the negative sign, is not a Dirac equation.