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13:21 Mar 9, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO] Bus/Financial
English term or phrase:slippage
New systems can be any methodology or time frame, but are favored if they have low correlation to existing and also if they are not likely to suffer badly from slippage or costs (i.e. long term time frame)
Explanation: slippage, in financial terms, describes a less than expected return or revenue;
the spanish word desfase is defined as "a lack of adjustment or correspondence" between two rates or measures. It is the standard term for "gap" in Economics and is used in a similar sense in finance or business.
As far as yor context goes it seems to fit: the longer the time frame, the greater the danger of slippage (in Spanish, desfase.