arb

noun
\ˈärb \

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Robert Rubin, who later became President Clinton’s secretary of the Treasury, got his start in risk arb under Levy and later ran the equities desk. Hugh Son, Bloomberg.com, "Wall Street’s Big Banks Are Waging an All-Out Technological Arms Race," 5 Apr. 2018 In this landscape, merger-arb funds are down 1.25% this year through March 28, compared with a 1.16% decline for hedge funds overall, according to an index from data group HFR. Laurence Fletcher, WSJ, "Merger Funds Missing Out on M&A Boom," 1 Apr. 2018 The Reds last went to a hearing with an arb-eligible player two years ago with reliever J.J. Hoover. Zach Buchanan, Cincinnati.com, "The Reds avoided arb with three players, but not Scooter Gennett and Eugenio Suarez," 12 Jan. 2018 Trevor Bauer is at $3.55, with two more arb years to go. Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati.com, "Doc: Are Indians a model for Reds to follow?," 14 Sep. 2017 As a second-year arb player who had Super Two status, Iglesias could stand to make more than the $5 million his contract guarantees him. Zach Buchanan, Cincinnati.com, "BAR: Here's why Cincinnati Reds pitcher Raisel Iglesias won't opt into arbitration," 26 Sep. 2017 Billy Hamilton and Scooter Gennett will be in their second year of arb, and Anthony DeSclafani, Tucker Barnhart, Michael Lorenzen and Eugenio Suarez will enter the process for the first time. Zach Buchanan, Cincinnati.com, "BAR: Ranking the Cincinnati Reds' contract extension candidates," 29 Aug. 2017 The club that signs him, though, could buy out his pre-arb and arbitration years, similar to deals given by the Tampa Bay Rays to Evan Longoria and by the White Sox to Tim Anderson. Jeff Wilson, star-telegram, "Who is Brallan Perez, and how can he help Rangers land Shohei Otani?," 5 Aug. 2017 In any case, Harper will not hold the arb record for long. Ken Rosenthal, SI.com, "Bryce Harper’s strange signing for 2018 won’t mean much in the long run," 15 May 2017

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1979, in the meaning defined above

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Medical Definition of ARB 

angiotensin-receptor blocker; angiotensin II receptor blocker ARBs are more costly than ACE inhibitors and have more side effects, their primary value is as an alternative for patients who cannot tolerate ACE inhibitors because of cough.— John J. V. McMurray, The New England Journal of Medicine, 10 Apr. 2008

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