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This deviation from the norm caused a dip in attendance. Christianity Today (2000)The crosses show the combination of standard deviation and expected return for each risky asset. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)It has a higher beta and a higher standard deviation of return. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)We introduced a formula that allows you to derive the up and down moves consistent with a given standard deviation of asset returns. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Control has to be essentially by "exception": only significant deviation from the norm triggers the control. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Each cross in Figure 1 shows the standard deviation and expected return for each risky asset. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)Now you can see why in Chapter 7 we discussed the calculation of expected return and standard deviation. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
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British English: deviation NOUN
Deviation means doing something that is different from what people consider to be normal or acceptable.
Deviation from the norm is not tolerated.
Definition of deviation from the Collins English Dictionary
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