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Bank of Japan board member, Takehiro Sato, warned of diminishing returns from the apex bank's QE programme.
Diminishing Returns did not win this year, preserving its perfect record.
For men, debt starts to have diminishing returns on the probability of graduation at a lower level ($12,711) than for women ($14,682).
Arctic Monkeys, pictured right, @ Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff (Tuesday) * AFTER their blistering debut LP Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, the Arctic Monkeys output has fallen victim to the law of ever diminishing returns.
Private parking firms like New Generation rely on fear of court action and diminishing returns to make money from drivers.
Pakistan's dual policy towards the Taliban can unravel the whole game plan for which Pakistan exposed its land and people to grave risks, whose diminishing returns and serious damage are becoming apparent now," the editorial concluded.
The TV lawyers are eating each other up, and the law of diminishing returns is kicking in.
In fact, looking over his managerial career it has been one of diminishing returns.
There are many problems with that, not the least of which is that it becomes extremely expensive to keep them housed, and you get diminishing returns in terms of public safety benefits.
He added that the herd retirement program "has reached a point of diminishing returns," where there were a declining number of member farms that were expecting to use CWT as a means to liquidate their herds.
If your training on the treadmill is always eight miles per hour for 45 minutes then you are going to see diminishing returns very quickly," he said.
The next three times met with diminishing returns though, and "it's the way I tell 'em" only got rolled out a disappointing once - 20 minutes into the 50-minute show.