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**Expected value**— The weighted average of a probability distribution. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * expected value expected value ➔ value1 * * * expected value UK US noun [U] ► ECONOMICS, FINANCE the probable value of something, calculated as the… …22

**expected value**— The weighted average of a probability distribution. Also known as the mean value. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * expected value expected value ➔ value1 * * * expected value UK US noun [U] ► ECONOMICS, FINANCE the probable value of something …23

**Expected Transmission Count**— The ETX metric, or Expected Transmission Count, is a measure of the quality of a path between two nodes in a wireless packet data network. It is used extensively in mesh networking algorithms.HistoryDouglas S.J. De Couto was the first to describe …24

**Expected Family Contribution - EFC**— The amount of money that a student s family is expected to contribute to college costs for one year. Financial need is calculated as the difference between the cost of attending school and the expected family contribution. The EFC considers… …25

**Expected Value**— Anticipated value for a given investment. In statistics and probability analysis, expected value is calculated by multiplying each of the possible outcomes by the likelihood that each outcome will occur, and summing all of those values. By… …26

**expected return**— The expected return on a risky asset, given a probability distribution for the possible rates of return ( rate of return). Expected return equals some risk free rate (generally the prevailing U.S. Treasury note or bond rate ) plus a risk premium… …27

**expected value**— EV The quantifiable, expected result of a course of action whose outcome is uncertain. Expected values are often used in *decision theory, and are calculated by multiplying the expected outcomes of decisions by the *probabilities of their… …28

**Expected**— Expect Ex*pect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Expected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Expecting}.] [L. expectatum, to look out for, await, expect; ex + out spectare to look at. See {Spectacle}.] 1. To wait for; to await. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Let s in, and there… …29

**Expected Return**— The average of a probability distribution of possible returns, calculated by using the following formula: How do you calculate the average of a probability distribution? As denoted by the above formula, simply take the probability of each… …30

**Expected future return**— The return that is expected to be earned on an asset in the future. Also called the expected return. The New York Times Financial Glossary …