- n. Plural form of forecast.
“Economically speaking, actual results regularly come out quite far away from even pretty near-term forecasts, which is one reason why asking economists (or journalists, for that matter) to predict when we're going to come out of recession is an exercise in futility.”
“Moreover, the chance of further releases is now another price-capping wild card for near-term forecasts, alongside OPEC infighting, Chinese monetary tightening and Greek solvency.”
“AMSTERDAM— Royal Philips Electronics NV said Tuesday it plans to cut a further €300 million $410.4 million in costs as it confirmed its mid-term forecasts, despite the cooling global economy.”
“Lenny traces problems of how we handle uncertaintly in forecasts all the way back to Fitzroy, who coined the term ‘forecast’ back in 1862.”
“The Fed, he said, "One, gives too much weight to short-term forecasts; two, never discusses the medium-term consequences of its decisions; and three, ignores without any discussion warnings such as those that others tried to bring up.”
“The central bank will publish its latest medium-term forecasts for growth and inflation on May 11.”
“Behind some of the gloomy longer-term forecasts, however, is a growing realization that the most painful defense cuts probably will be delayed, at least until a new team of Pentagon leaders—including incoming U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, whom the Senate confirmed on Tuesday—finishes a strategic review and reassesses spending plans.”
“A key risk to long-term forecasts and the defensive perception of Roche's future cash flows, however, remains competition to super-selling cancer drugs Rituxan and Herceptin this year and onwards.”
“Short-term forecasts, including theirs, are subject to large errors.”
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