It’s a store of value, and it’s an object of speculation.
The variety of speculation led to the emergence of a number of schools of thought.
Rotterdam has seen property prices and rents shooting through the roof in the last few years and speculation is rife.
Castro's appearance heightened speculation about possible political motives behind such a highly publicized disgrace.
Curb speculation, as a raft of proposed laws intend to do, and oil prices will soon return to earth.
His departure prompted speculation about a possible rationalisation of Europe's plethora of clearing and settlement agencies.
A more distinct interpretation holds that speculation typically includes very high levels of risk-taking (Borna & Lowry 1987).
And some cities might take the plunge if the central government offered to lift the curbs it has placed on property speculation.
Still, as speculation swirls, it’s worth having the companies set the record straight about the precise nature of the working relationship.
Investors lined up earlier this year to short the stock amid speculation that investors would bail when the post-IPO lock-up period expired.
(To be sure, many economists take inspiration from Keynes when they argue for taxes on financial transactions in order to curb such speculation.)
The fact that this speculation was coming nearly a year before the mid-terms of Trump's first term was no barrier to the idle speculation.
Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelensky, warned against "speculation or unchecked theories regarding the catastrophe" until official investigations were done.
Diamond wrote: "The inaccurate speculation about potential liquidity problems … created a real and material risk that the bank and its shareholders would suffer damage.
With Thursday’s victory, Mr Cuomo will appear on the November election ballot as the Democratic Party’s official nominee, spurring immediate speculation about a presidential bid in 2020 against Donald Trump.
In the 18th century the English “graveyard school” of poets wrote generalized reflections on death and immortality, combining gloomy, sometimes ghoulish imagery of human impermanence with philosophical speculation.
Speculation that mobile phone operator Digicel is considering selling the Papua New Guinea business that is considered the jewel in the financially troubled empire’s crown has sparked concern within the country over Beijing’s growing influence in PNG.
Chinese billionaire businessman Jack Ma appeared during a videoconference on Wednesday after weeks of speculation about his whereabouts, according to a 50-second clip released by the Global Times, a Chinese government-owned English-language newspaper.
There has been significant Tory rebellion over the controversial bill that breaches international law, and there is much speculation over which way Theresa May voted this evening - she has previously condemned the bill as “reckless” and “irresponsible”.
Determining responsibility for the shooting at Kent State was a protracted process involving a series of criminal and civil legal cases (suits and countersuits), as well as speculation, ongoing investigation, reinterpretation, and conspiracy-based counternarratives.
- a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
- a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
Example: speculations about the outcome of the election
- an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
Example: he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it
- continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
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