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  • n. Plural form of forecast.


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  • This report and the associated excel database track quarterly KPIs, including revenue service/total, ARPU, CAPEX and EBITDA for over 141 global cellular network operators and provides short term forecasts up to Q4 2012.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    A Coalition Strike on Oil Prices

  • 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.

    Philips Steps Up Cost Cuts

  • Lenny traces problems of how we handle uncertaintly in forecasts all the way back to Fitzroy, who coined the term ‘forecast’ back in 1862.

    AGU Day 3 part C: How good are predictions from climate models? | Serendipity

  • 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."

    Little Alarm Shown at Fed At Dawn of Housing Bust

  • The central bank will publish its latest medium-term forecasts for growth and inflation on May 11.

    U.K. Private Sector Slows Sharply

  • 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.

    Defense Sector Sees Delayed Outlay Cuts

  • 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.

    Roche Upbeat on Outlook as Profit Rises

  • Short-term forecasts, including theirs, are subject to large errors.

    The Folly of Economic Short-Termism


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