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  • n  (statistics) any of nine points that divided a distribution of ranked scores into equal intervals where each interval contains one-tenth of the scores

  • The effective federal income tax rate for the top decile was 16% in 2006, the most recent year for which data is available, down from 18.
  • I know the media made a big fuss about the Reagan revolution, but it turned out to be revolutionary in only one respect--shifting more of the tax burden from the top decile to the .
  • A secondary role is to transfer income from the general consuming and taxpaying public to the top decile, with extra bonuses for the top percentile.
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  • Howard Marks: Dare To Be Great II
    Suppose I hire you as a portfolio manager and we agree you will get no compensation next year if your return is in the bottom nine deciles of the investor universe but $10 million if you're in the top decile,writes Oaktree's ( OAK ) Howard Marks in his latest gift to investors, titled " Dare to Be Great II ." What's the first thing you would do, he asks, noting no one has ever answered this ...
    April 9, 2014 - Seeking Alpha

  • Jack O’Connell in The Desert Sun
    Our Academic Performance Index pushes schools to make improvements each year,state Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said in a news release. "Since the inception of the API, the median score for each decile ranking has...
  • John Key in
    A National government will challenge the business community to work with us in backing a programme of providing food in low-decile schools for kids in need,Mr Key said.
  • Helen Clark in New Zealand Herald (subscription)
    Helen Clark said through a spokeswoman that "the Prime Minister is a regular visitor to low-decile schools and communities and doesn't require his company. However she recognises that it may be a unique experience for him."

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