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594 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"Markets hate uncertainty. The only thing worse than falling markets, is markets full of question marks. Of course, the future is by definition uncertain. Thats one of the few constants in the universe. Measuring uncertainty is also, well, uncertain..."
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916 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Today, we are fortunate to have a guest contribution written by Laurent Ferrara (Banque de France and University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Dfense) and Pierre Gurin (Bank of Canada). The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessari..."

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1192 words • advanced • 4 years, 3 months ago
"It’s a cliché to say that the world is more uncertain than ever before, but few realize just how much uncertainty has increased over the past 50 years. To illustrate this, consider that patent applications in the U.S. have increased by 6x (from 100k ..."

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902 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"Posted on 1 December 2015 by Guest Author Stephan Lewandowsky is a cognitive scientist at the University of Bristol who studies uncertainty in climate-human interactions. Richard Pancost is a Biogeochemist who studies ancient climates and is the Di..."

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440 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"The abstract from the recent IMFs World Economic Outlook chapter on investment: Private fixed investment in advanced economies contracted sharply during the global financial crisis, and there has been little recovery since. business investment accou..."
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134 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales
"Taylor Swift (Reuters/Danny Moloshok) The U.S. Formula One Grand Prix will take place in Austin on Oct. 23, Circuit of the Americas (COTA) chairman Bobby Epstein said on Wednesday in an announcement that ended months of uncertainty about whether the ..."

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634 words • advanced • 4 years, 4 months ago
"Uncertainty breeds volatility. That’s why even though volatility levels are near record lows, the Institute of International Finance sees choppy markets ahead. Investors have been willing to take on more risk, pushing borrowing costs down and buoying..."
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"SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 4, 2006, the Board of Directors of NNN Healthcare/Office REIT, Inc., or the Company, authorized the Company's officers to take the necessary actions to acquire: (i) the Crawfordsville Medical Offic..."

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147 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"Finance Ministry today said India is well prepared to deal with the impact of the US Federal Reserve interest rate hike and the end of uncertainties will actually help policy makers in emerging economies. "US Fed rate hike and reference to gradualism..."
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455 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Another US government shutdown could be on the horizonas theRepublicans insist that the government cut off all funding for Planned Parenthood. But, so far, no one really cares. In a recent note to clients, Citi's Jeremy Hale and his team shared a cha..."

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136 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Having risen to its highest level ever in August 2015, the volatility of volatility has collapsed. As traders position increasingly for negative interest rates in the US, the last month has seen 'uncertainty' crash to its most complacent in over 18 m..."
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711 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"No matter what happens with the Greek bailout, all parties agree that the Greek economy will have to become more competitive. Many politicians and commentators mention two critical factors in accomplishing this: increasing innovative capacity and red..."

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68 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
sales
"See Pashigian, B. P.. (1988). Demand Uncertainty and Sales: A Study of Fashion and Markdown Pricing. The American Economic Review, 78(5), 936–953. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/1807158 Basic idea: there are more and better priced clearan..."
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339 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"French Finance Minister Michel Sapin attends a media roundtable discussion in Hong Kong on February 26, 2016. The French minister stopped in Hong Kong on his way to the forthcoming meeting of the G20 Finance Ministers, which takes place from February..."

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344 words • advanced • 4 years, 1 month ago
"Last week’s financial market volatility could cost the U.S. around 8,000 jobs, according to a rough estimate published Tuesday by Renaissance Macro Research. Neil Dutta, the firm’s head of economics, calculated the figure by relying on an analysis of..."

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294 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Date: 09/25/2015 Technologies offer look-ahead predictive models in relevant drilling time To better understand what lies ahead of the bit as they drill to target formations, operators turn to earth models.  Earth models incorporate geology, forma..."

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4268 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Measuring Inflation Forecast Uncertainty Edward Knotek, Saeed Zaman and Todd Clark Cleveland Fed, 2015-03 | 3.20.2015 Download pdf The federal funds target range has been zero to one-quarter percent since late 2008. But a number of signs suggest t..."

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365 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
finance, business
"There are two words that capture the way investors feel about the market right now: Indecision and uncertainty. Even the most bullish strategists on Wall Street have become nervous about the stock market in the past few weeks. The SP 500 is down 5% y..."
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533 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"TORONTO, ON --(Marketwired - February 24, 2016) - Alloycorp Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AVT ) ("Alloycorp" or the "Company") announced today that it has entered into an agreement to extend the maturity date of the bridge loan facility (the "Bridge Loan..."

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627 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Reuters, 14/01 12:26 CET By Jonathan Cable LONDON (Reuters) – The Bank of England will hold off raising interest rates at least until July – later than economists forecast as recently as last week, according to a Reuters poll. Respondents to t..."
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