forecasting forecasting  /ˈfɔr ˌkæ stɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a statement made about the future

Usage(s):

  1. Forecaster Michael Evans mines miIlions from controversyIn the uncertain world of economic forecasting, where most commentary is clothed in the blue serge prose of prudence,.
  2. QuickScat is one of the most valuable forecasting tools.
  3. But there's big business in forecasting the color of the moment.

News

  1. Juggernaut Index, No. 32: The New York Jets

    The Juggernaut Index is our annual preseason ranking of NFL teams for fantasy purposes. Repeat: FANTASY PURPOSES. Here, we care primarily about yards and points. We’re not forecasting wins and losses. This isn’t your standard NFL power ranking. If a team’s roster features multiple upper-tier fantasy assets, that group will rank near the top of [...]
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Roto Arcade via Yahoo! Sports

  2. With SAS®, Ohio Mutual Insures Better Forecasting, Pricing

    CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accurate forecasting with SAS enables the insurer to assess how proposed premium increases will affect renewals at agent and policyholder levels, so it can broaden its insurance lines with less risk.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Forecasting The Weather With Big Data And The Fourth Dimension

    Weather forecasting is something that we often take for granted - flip on our phones, hit the sun icon, and see what the weather's going to be. But behind that seeming simplicity is an incredibly complex set of technologies and infrastructure as a result of both public and private partnerships.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "The Federal Reserve is not currently forecasting a recession," Bernanke said in response to a question after a speech in Washington. "We are forecasting slow growth, but ...... as I mentioned today, there are downside risks and therefore...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: AFP

  2. "We are not forecasting a recession," Perino said. "Clearly there is a slowdown."
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Regrettably, no answer to those questions is convincing. This is the reason that forecasting the exchange rate for the dollar is problematic," Greenspan said.
    on Nov 19, 2004 By: Alan Greenspan Source: E-Commerce Times

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