Definitions for "gearing"
In finance, gearing is the general term used to describe the ratio between an...
Strategy increasing the return of portfolio by increasing the investment risk.
Used to describe the proportion of debt held by a company in relation to the funds belonging to the shareholders. It can be calculated by dividing the company's total net debt by common shareholders equity. A highly geared company is one that carries a lot of debt.
Keywords:  wheelwork, motion, fool, caught, wheels
The parts by which motion imparted to one portion of an engine or machine is transmitted to another, considered collectively; as, the valve gearing of a locomotive engine; belt gearing; esp., a train of wheels for transmitting and varying motion in machinery.
A train of gear wheels. A general term for the parts of a machine or mechanism, taken collectively, which transmit motion.
wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
Keywords:  harness
Using a mechanical system of gears or belts and pulleys to increase or decrease shaft speed. Power losses from friction are inherent in any gearing system.
The use of borrowing potentially to increase the amount you get back, but which will also increase the risk.
a measure of the impact on council taxes of increasing budgets. This varies widely between local authorities. An authority that meets 25% of its budget through council tax is said to have a gearing of 4.0. Therefore, a 1% increase in budget would lead to a 4% increase in council tax. ( See section 2.2.4)
the process whereby the MoR and immediate subordinate managers check their judgments with each other regarding the levels of current potential capability of individuals in the next two layers down.
Shifting to lower or higher gears to maintain a certain cadence.
Is a measure of exposure. It relates the number of warrants that can be purchased for the same price of the stock. For example, if the stock is trading at 150 and the warrants are trading at 30, then the gearing is 5.00 or 5-to-1.
Reducing exposure to risk of loss resulting from fluctuations in exchange rates, commodity prices, interest rates etc.
A term related to margin trading where you are controlling a position whose face value is greater than the money you deposit.