research

Definition

The process of gathering information for the purpose of initiating, modifying or terminating a particular investment or group of investments.

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ABC Inc. is interested in conducting research on the effects of their equipment on the air quality in the city.

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When my boss asked me to review the financial statements of several public companies, he told me he was asking me to do research before we decided to invest.

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The reporter's Pulitzer Prize-winning story took six months of research to gather enough fact and information to write, and he had to go through thousands of pages of government documents to gain that information.

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contrarian research Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP)