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# Topic: Value

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 Best resale value cars - CNN.com The average car loses about 65 percent of its value over five years, according to the automotive pricing firm Kelley Blue Book. The cars that hold their value best lose about half their value over 5 years, according to Kelley Blue Book. Two factors that drive resale value are a car's perceived quality - the better a car seems to hold up over time, the better it's value will hold up - and scarcity. www.cnn.com /2006/AUTOS/11/27/kbb_best_resale_value   (447 words)

 ArtLex on Value Value is an especially important element in works of art when color is absent. Below and in the background: a value scale employing a smoothly nuanced gradation of values. Understanding that art speakers more typically employ "value" to reference the continuum of lightness / darkness of reflected light, when we speak of the "luminosity" of any passage in a drawing, painting or print, we are unbothered about whether the reader might think the surface is lit internally or from its back. www.artlex.com /ArtLex/uv/value.html   (713 words)

 Value - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Value is a term that expresses the concept of worth in general, and it is thought to be connected to reasons for certain practices, policies, or actions. Others see values as part of his sociopolitical interpretation and critique of capitalism and other societies, and deny that it was intended to serve as a category of economics. The theory of value is closely related to that of allocative efficiency, the quality by which firms produce those goods and services most valued by society. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Value   (1236 words)

 Absolute value - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For example an absolute value is also defined for the complex numbers, the quaternions, ordered rings, fields and vector spaces. The absolute value is closely related to the notions of magnitude, distance, and norm in various mathematical and physical contexts. From a geometric point of view, the absolute value of a real number is the distance along the real number line of that number from zero, and more generally the absolute value of the difference of two real numbers is the distance between them. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Absolute_value   (1165 words)

 Design Notes: Value The ability to control the value structure of an image is one of the most important things a designer needs to learn. Value is one of the most important and least understood concepts in design. A good strategy is to choose a middle value chip that appears to be half way in value between white and fl (has equal contrast to the fl and white chips). daphne.palomar.edu /design/value.html   (1627 words)

 VALUE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29) For example, "the value of future benefits to thedecision maker," "the value of clean air to the society." For the purposes of analysis, the subjective values must be measured on some scale. These measures of value should be based on preferences expressed by the person or group of interest. A typical example is the subjective value of money to an individual: the first l,000 schillings in his savings account are probably of more value to him that the l,000 schillings that would increase the state oh his account from 100,000 to 101,000 schillings. pespmc1.vub.ac.be /ASC/VALUE.html   (232 words)

 Value Line - The Most Trusted Name in Investment Research Value Line - The Most Trusted Name in Investment Research As different market/interest rates scenarios prevail, the performance of a convertible security is somewhat determined by its premium levels above its conversion value and its investment value... The Value Line Investment Analyzer team is pleased to announce the release of VLIA 3.0.8. www.valueline.com   (210 words)

 Value Investing Value investors actively seek stocks of companies that they believe the market has undervalued. The result is an opportunity for value investors to profit by buying when the price is deflated. For this reason, another central concept to value investing that of "margin of safety". www.investopedia.com /terms/v/valueinvesting.asp   (512 words)

 Value Stock A value investor believes that the market isn't always efficient and that it's possible to find companies trading for less than they are worth. An easy way to attempt to find value stocks is to use the "Dogs of the Dow" investing strategy - buying of the 10 highest dividend-yielding stocks on the Dow Jones at the beginning of each year and adjusting it every year thereafter. Value By The Book - The P/B ratio can be an easy way to determine a company's value, but it isn't magic! www.investopedia.com /terms/v/valuestock.asp   (336 words)

 New Car Prices | Used Car Values - Official Kelley Blue Book Site Used Car Values - Official Kelley Blue Book Site Blue Book ® Trade-in, Retail and Private Party Values By combining used-car value with new-car peace of mind, its easy to appreciate the allure of a CPO vehicle. www.kbb.com   (142 words)

 Definition of value - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29) 4 : a numerical quantity that is assigned or is determined by calculation or measurement values> value for the age of the earth> 7 : something (as a principle or quality) intrinsically valuable or desirable values instead of human values -- W. Jones> See a map of "value" in the Visual Thesaurus www.m-w.com /dictionary/value   (194 words)

 Value at Risk Information | Value at Risk Software | Business.com Information on Value at Risk as a tool to quantify and manage a firm's exposure to interest rates, foreign exchange and other risks. An alternative value at risk model is presented, with practical applications for managing credit risk. Thorough discussion of Value at Risk measures and their applications to foreign exchange risk management, by Thomas J. Linsmeier and Neil D. Pearson of the University of Illinois. rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Value&bdcr=2&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/financial_services/commercial_finance/treasury/insurance_and_risk_management/sources_and_managing_risk/value_at_risk_var/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-27E2C28C-74B2-27A3-E859-B7837836FFA3-ym   (574 words)

 Dimension of Color: Value Description: Usually described in terms of light and dark, value determines how close a color is to either white or fl. Converting colors to their grayscale equivalent, as seen on fl and white printers or film, is the easiest way to grasp the concept of value. Behaviour: As value increases, the colors move from dark (near fl) to light (near white). www.colorcube.com /software/docss/value.htm   (213 words)

 Coin Collecting Coin Values This feature describes the main factors influencing a coin's value and provides some guidance in obtaining an estimate of such value. Remember, however, that the mere fact that a coin does not have significant monetary value does not mean that it is not interesting or that it should not form part of your collection. The value of a particular coin is influenced or determined primarily by the following four factors: www.bestcoin.com /Coin-Value.htm   (736 words)

 lowercase liberty: value Prior to the discovery of marginality, it was thought that because there tended to be a uniform price for X, there must also be a single value for X. What marginality reveals is that the price of X is determined by the lowest valued use of X, given the available supply. The labor theory of value is the basis for leftist exploitation theory and the secular attacks on "usury". The "value" of a good, in the Mengerian theory, is the subjective ranking it gets in someone's array of options. www.bkmarcus.com /blog/2005/06/value.html   (1051 words)

 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: value @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29) VALUE [value] in economics, worth of a commodity in terms of other commodities, or in terms of money (see price). It developed in opposition to David Ricardo 's earlier labor theory of value, which holds that the value of a good derives from the effort of production, based on supply. In the marginal theory of value, there is an exchange value, as Ricardo postulated, but there is also a use value, which signifies the utility of a given commodity for satisfying a human desire. highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1E1:value2&...   (280 words)

 R-Value Some common roofing materials and their corresponding values for Thermal Conductance (C) and Thermal Resistance (R) are shown in the following table. We’re going to figure the value of some common ones. The season makes a difference with the value of the outside air film. www.roofhelp.com /Rvalue.htm   (370 words)

 AnandTech: Buyer's Guide: Value Systems - August 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29) This is Part 1, featuring the value systems, while Part 2 with the high-end systems will be published in about two weeks. From a professional user's perspective, the 175 MHz 2nd generation TandL core of the GeForce2 MX performs nearly as well as a full fledged GeForce2 GTS in situations where memory bandwidth is not the limiting factor, as is the case in my professional 3D modeling applications. In spite of the Duron's introduction the Celeron is still present in our Value SOHO system since you can use that processor with a highly integrated i810 board and not have to worry about paying for a video card. www.anandtech.com /showdoc.html?i=1300   (801 words)

 Glossary of terms Adsorption: Refers to the surface retention or adhesion of a very thin layer of water molecules to the surfaces of a material (such as insulation fibers) with which they are in contact. Apparent Thermal Conductivity: A value assigned to a material that exhibits thermal transmission by several modes of heat transfer resulting in property variation with specimen thickness or surface emittance. ASJ (All-Service Jacket): A vapor retarder laminate of reinforced bleached white kraft/foil construction. www.owenscorning.com /around/insulation/glossary.asp   (1794 words)

 Philosophical Dictionary: Vagueness-Verstehen Worth in some respect, which may be either intrinsic or extrinsic to the things that have it. The most general philosophical issue in the study of value (axiology) is whether values arise from objective or subjective features of experience. Noncognitivists defend a strict distinction between fact and value, and many contemporary thinkers challenge the presumption that human knowledge can ever be genuinely free of value-judgments. www.philosophypages.com /dy/v.htm   (699 words)

 P-Value More specifically, the p-value of a statistical significance test represents the probability of obtaining values of the test statistic that are equal to or greater in magnitude than the observed test statistic. For example, t-statistic for testing means, Chi-Square or F statistic for testing variances etc. Using the theoretical distribution of the test statistic, find the area under the curve (for continuous variables) in the direction(s) of the alternative hypothesis using a look up table or integral calculus. In the case of discrete variables, simply add up the probabilities of events occurring in the direction(s) of the alternative hypothesis that occur at and beyond the observed test statistic value. www.isixsigma.com /dictionary/P-Value-301.htm   (434 words)

 Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (Fourth Edition) In a standalone document declaration, the value "yes" indicates that there are no external markup declarations which affect the information passed from the XML processor to the application. The value "default" signals that applications' default white-space processing modes are acceptable for this element; the value "preserve" indicates the intent that applications preserve all the white space. The root element of any document is considered to have signaled no intentions as regards application space handling, unless it provides a value for this attribute or the attribute is declared with a default value. www.w3.org /TR/REC-xml   (8624 words)

 KOA Value Kard - Camping Discounts at KOA Campgrounds All Value Kard holders of record on November 1, 2007 will receive a FREE 2008 KOA Directory in January 2008. Upgrade to a FREE KOA Gold Camper Value Kard - Stay 20 KOA ValueKard nights in 12 months and receive additional KOA Gold Camper Value Kard benefits, including 15% off daily registration fees. KOA Value Kard holders save 10% on their RV listing. www.koa.com /valuekard   (638 words)

 Better communication, programming builds AdFed membership, value - Pittsburgh Business Times:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29) That's making the AdFed more valuable to agencies, production companies and client companies." Golomb expects a year-end membership surge because it traditionally coincides with the call for entries for the AdFed's annual Addy Awards. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of bizjournals. pittsburgh.bizjournals.com /pittsburgh/stories/2006/12/04/story14.html   (784 words)

 larVALUEbug Value Investing / Home / Archives / Frisky / Peri / Garden / Val's Art / Photos / Zoo / Clip Art The focus is on assets selling at bargain prices, principles of value investing, and other basic personal finance issues. The background image on this page is that of a glow worm, the larva of the firefly. home.att.net /~larvaluebug   (255 words)

 Sanford & A Lifetime of Color: Study Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29) Sanford & A Lifetime of Color: Study Art Value is the lightness or darkness of a color. You can get different values of a color by mixing its shades and tints. www.sanford-artedventures.com /study/g_value.html   (31 words)

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