English translation: specific timeframe; specific timeline; specific period of time
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French term or phrase:
specific timeframe; specific timeline; specific period of time
Explanation: "Horizon" generally translates as "outlook," when used in a temporal sense. But "outlook" doesn't work with the semantic content: "specific point in time." So use something literal, instead, like "time period," "deadline" or "date." You could also use that all-time favorite, "specific timeline." Here are a couple of examples:
E-commerce, Steps in the Right Direction
... Determine a budget and Return-On-Investment timeline. It is common for people to ask for an “average price” when shopping for an e-commerce solution. ... www.sirgo.net/pages/news/ecommerce-steps.html
Explanation: CIGNA.com - Education Center: Investment Basics
... to earn more than a savings account over a specific time horizon. ... Risk: The likelihood
that an investment may not achieve desired returns or may lose value ... www.cigna.com/consumer/education/basics/cds.html - 13k - Cached - Similar pages
[PPT] Value @ Risk
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... on a probability of loss and a specific time horizon. ... VaR translates portfolio volatility
into a dollar value. ... in monthly logarithmic returns of an investment ...
www2.bus.okstate.edu/fin/krehbiel/valuerisk.ppt - Similar pages
New England Economic Review: The Use of Value at Risk by ...
... One approach to risk management, known as Value at ... a probability of loss and a specific
time horizon ... VaR adoption has been slower in the investment management ... www.bos.frb.org/economic/neer/neer2000/neer600b.htm - 14k - Cached - Similar pages
... market funds are like bank savings accounts in that the value of your original investment
does ... toward investors in a certain age group or with a specific ... www.mpowercafe.com/retirement/features/ features.1.3.1_09122000.html - 72k - Cached - Similar pages
IL Public Investor Feb. 98
... to spreading risk across a specific time horizon ... (ie Standard & Poor's Rating Agency).
Investment ... Market Value (millions), $2,420, Net Assets (millions), $2,420, ... www.state.il.us/treas/News/ipi-0298.htm - 25k - Cached - Similar pages