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This confirms the hypothesis as noted earlier in the paper that investors prefer positive skewness and peaked distribution despite the intensity and jumpiness in the fat-tailed distribution.
It's so bad that the Worcester mother of seven has developed "this ever-present jumpiness" whenever she leaves the house.
Frequent bed bug bites have resulted in "sensitivity syndrome," which is characterized by nervousness, jumpiness, and sleeplessness (Harlan et al., 2008).
His self-dissatisfaction had reduced considerably, as had his jumpiness. "My dreams have been pretty innocuous lately, though I did dream the other night about getting arrested for drinking while driving.
Comics, with its nerve-jangling jumpiness, substituted for booze" (p.
* Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Children diagnosed with PTSD experience distressing recollections or dreams about frightening events, arousal marked by jumpiness or trouble sleeping or concentrating, and avoidance of particular places, people, or activities after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event.
And in places it feels trimmed to the point of jumpiness.
* Do you experience jumpiness or being startled at something unexpected?
To reflect this, many central banks (for example the Riksbank and the Bank of Canada) have introduced variations on uncovered interest rate parity to avoid excess "jumpiness" or volatility in the exchange rate.
It is odd-tasting because the right information is there but often not in the right place, and it is tantalising because the right information is still useful and worth reading despite the jumpiness.
Jane presented to a primary care clinic several months later after she returned from OIF, complaining of irritability, insomnia, jumpiness, temper outbursts, and sudden startle responses.
Smith relates documented various psychological and physiological symptoms (tension headaches, backaches, trembling and jumpiness, chronic pain, upset stomach, extreme fatigue, constant anxiety and worrying, etc.) to the combat fatigue experiences by military personnel (5).