allocator allocator  /ˈæ lə ˌkeɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion

Usage(s):

  • And so I -- the marketplace is a much better allocator of resources than the government trying to allocate resources.

News

  • Bonds Vs Stocks - What Happens Next?

    Typically bond and stock prices are inversely correlated - providing what your friendly local asset allocator/wealth manager calls diversification or balance. However, at times of crisis, things get a little out of hand. In the last 6 years, there have been two instances of extreme high correlation between stock price returns and bond price returns - the first was at the peak in stocks in 2007 ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  • Asked earlier this week whether his group would be interested in acquiring RBTT, Lee Chin said, "We are open for business. We are a capital allocator. We're opportunistic. We love the Caribbean and we have money."
    on Jan 25, 2007 By: Michael Lee-Chin Source: Jamaica Observer

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