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Asset allocators create portfolios, often in the form of mutual funds, with the intention to turn in good results in both "bull" and "bear" markets.
A) with the intention
B) the intention of which is
C) intended
D) and intending
E) so intended as
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New post 09 Sep 2004, 20:03
dj wrote:
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Asset allocators intended...


It's actually "Asset allocators create..."

The problem with B is that you're not sure what which is referring to: mutual funds or portfolios. Same problem with C: what is intended qualifying? Mutual funds or portfolios?

Typically, intention is associated with a person or a process. It's reasonable to assume that, in this case, the asset allocators (= asset manager) have intentions.

Simplify as follows:

Asset allocators create portfolios with the intention to produce good results in ....

Compare with a similar structure:

Asset allocators create portfolios with the motivation to produce good results in ....

A appears to be the best answer.

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consider this:

asset allocators create portfolios which are intended to strive.

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dj wrote:
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asset allocators create portfolios which are intended to strive.


Yes, but throw in an additional noun:

Asset allocators create portfolios, with the help of analysts, which are intended to perform well.

Who is intended to perform well? Portfolios or analysts?

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My choice is option A.
I find nothing wrong with the question stem.

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New post 10 Sep 2004, 05:21
OA is C
A sounds as if it were the "portfolio" which has some intention
C corrects for that and makes sure that it is the "portfolio" which are intended...
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Is "with the attention XX" an idiom ? XX = to, for ??


Could the noun intention be related to a fund or is it only appropriate for alive species ?

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