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mo duh ray shuhn

  • n  quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
  • n  a change for the better
  • n  the trait of avoiding excesses
  • n  the action of lessening in severity or intensity
    the object being control or moderation of economic depressions

  • A startling note of moderation crept into Palestinian affairs last week.
  • Can boozers learn moderation? A tragedy rekindles debate about a controversial program.
  • Behavior experts have begun to question the long-accepted wisdom that no alcoholic can learn to drink in moderation.
News & Articles

  • Halsey Minor Asks Court to Throw Out Dismissal of Bankruptcy
    Bloomberg moderates all comments. Comments that are abusive or off-topic will not be posted to the site. Excessively long comments may be moderated as well. Bloomberg cannot facilitate requests to remove comments or explain individual moderation decisions.
    June 15, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • India Inflation Slows to 43-Month Low; Rupee Dims Rate-Cut Scope
    Indian inflation slowed to a 43- month low in May, a moderation that may fail to spur another interest-rate cut by the central bank as a plunge in the rupee threatens to fan price pressures.
    June 14, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • If Things Are So Great, Why Is This Chart So Bad?
    Just as during the Great Moderation, buying financials has become the no-lose trade for any and all momo junkies. From their 'fortress' balance sheets ( prone to total leveraged collapse at any moment from giant over-zealous trades and mismarking of assets ) to their 'can't lose' scenario analysis if rates rise because NIM will make them rich ( aside from the fact that it won't ), bank stocks ...
    June 13, 2013 - Zero Hedge

  • President Bush in International Herald Tribune
    He is the president of all the Palestinians,Bush said of Abbas, with Olmert by his side in the Oval Office. "He has spoken out for moderation. He is a voice that is a reasonable voice amongst the extremists in your neighborhood."
  • Condoleezza Rice in GulfNews
    Rice explained that this "renewed commitment" to the region is intended to "help bolster forces of moderation and support a broader strategy to counter the negative influences of Al Qaida, Hezbollah, Syria and Iran".
  • Saad Hariri in Foreign Policy
    Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, a Sunni leader considered sympathetic to the United States, called Fadlallah "a voice of moderation and an advocate of unity."

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