The purpose of this guide is to explain in simple terms, the twenty economic
indicators followed by most investors and analysts. The next time you hear these
terms in the media and or financial press, you can use the information in this guide
to evaluate their potential effect on the economy and ultimately your portfolio.
We establish the following characteristics of the task of perspective classiﬁcation: (a) using term frequencies in a document does not improve classiﬁcation achieved with absence/presence features; (b) for datasets allowing the relevant comparisons, a small number of top features is found to be as effective as the full feature set and indispensable for the best achieved performance, testifying to the existence of perspective-speciﬁc keywords.
(BQ) Part 1 book "Ultrasound of congenital fetal anomalies - Differential diagnosis and prognostic indicators" presents the following contents: Anatomic survey of the fetus and early diagnosis of fetal anomalies, central and peripheral nervous system anomalies, craniofacial and neck anomalies,...
(BQ) Part 2 book "Ultrasound of congenital fetal anomalies - Differential diagnosis and prognostic indicators" presents the following contents: Anomalies of the gastrointestinal tract and of the abdominal wall, anomalies of the urinary tract and of the external genitalia, skeletal dysplasias and muscular anomalies - A diagnostic algorithm,...
Parts of speech are set in italics, immediately following the British headword.
Usage labels: when a Briticism is nonstandard this is indicated in italics, either at
the beginning of the comment or, when there is no comment, immediately follow-
ing the function label. The labels used are: Rhyming slang, Slang, Inf. (Informal),
Old-fash. (Old-fashioned), and Rare. American equivalents are similarly labeled.
Those of us involved in the development of magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in
the late 1980’s could hardly envision the routine application of MRA in every MR facility
everyday. In those years there was spectacular development of many new MR clinical
applications.Many pioneering researchers investigated various strategies exploiting the
effects of blood flow on the MR signal to optimize clinical MRA. Remarkable successes
were demonstrated in rapid succession.
Moving averages are trend-following indicators that don’t work well in choppy markets. Oscillators tend to be more responsive to that kind of trading behavior. The moving average convergence/ divergence indicator combines those characteristics.
Back or flank pain is a critical symptom that indicates a retrograde infection to kidneys, risk
factor for which is graft versus host disease. Furthermore, adenovirus-induced nephritis is a
high risk factor for disseminated adenovirus infection including symptomatic adenoviremia
(Bruno et al., 2004). Clinical presentation of adenoviremia is low to high grade fever
refractory to antibiotic or antifungal agents followed by multiple organ failure including
acute renal failure which presents oliguria, elevation of serum creatinine and enlarged
kidneys with hypo-density in CT scan.
Candlesticks are one of the most powerful technical analysis tools
in the trader's toolkit. While candlestick charts dates back to
Japan in the 1700's, this form of charting did not become popular
in the western world until the early 1990's. Since that time, they
have become the default mode of charting for serious technical
analysts replacing the open-high-low-close bar chart.
There has been a great deal of cogent information published on
candlestick charting both in book form and on the worldwide web.
Many of the works, however, are encyclopedic in nature.
This press release and its attachments contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties concerning Yahoo!'s expected financial performance (as described without limitation
in the Business Outlook section and quotations from management in this press release), as well
as Yahoo!'s strategic and operational plans. Actual results may differ materially from the results
predicted and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance.
Exchanges have suggested several complementary rationales for
establishing themselves as a source of corporate governance-related regulations.
In essence, by raising transparency and discouraging illegal or irregular
practices, exchanges are themselves able to accumulate an amount of
A small minority of respondents indicated that their LRSPs include an explicit definition of the
term “ECAI.” For instance, under the Australian prudential standards, an ECAI is defined as
“an entity that assigns credit ratings designed to measure the creditworthiness of a
counterparty or certain types of debt obligations of a counterparty.”
The majority of respondents indicated that their LRSPs reference specific credit rating
agencies. All but one of those respondents mentioned Moody’s Investors Service, Standard
& Poor’s Ratings Services, and Fitch Ratings.
Traditional macroeconomic models without financial intermediation describe the transmission
mechanism of monetary policy through a single (risk-free) interest rate. As indicated by Meltzer
, the characterisation of the financial sector in such a simplified manner is likely to miss
important elements in the macroeconomic adjustment mechanisms. A key aspect that is absent
from the traditional framework is an account of how different interest rates embody time-varying
(BQ) Part 2 book "Modern food microbiology" presents the following contents: Food preservation and some properties of psychrotrophs, thermophiles, and radiation resistant bacteria; indicators of food safety and quality, principles of quality control, and microbial criteria; foodborne diseases.
(BQ) Part 1 book "Textbook of clinical echocardiography" presents the following contents: Principles of echocardiographic image acquisition and doppler analysis, normal anatomy and flow patterns on transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, advanced echocardiographic modalities,...
Many recent institutional reforms of the financial system have relied on the introduction of an
explicit scheme of Deposit Insurance. This instrument aims at two main targets, contributing to
systemic stability and protecting depositors. However it may also affect the interest rate spread in
the banking system, which can be viewed as an indicator of market power in this financial segment.
This paper provides an empirical investigation of the effect of deposit insurance and other
institutional and economic variables on bank interest rates across countries.
On the other hand, it is essential to know which activities these savings are used for, once
they are received by the migrants’ families. The most likely result is that there is no single
pattern of remittance sending and usage. Each country, or even each province or small
community, will probably follow a specific pattern depending on a long list of factors
including their real possibilities of investment, their consumption requirements, the
educational and health situation in the region, the development of the financial system,
the exchange rate regime, etc.
The simple relationships between the private saving ratio and the top tax rates are displayed in the
top two charts in Figure 3.
Each point represents the private saving ratio and top tax rate for
each year since 1945. The nature of the relationship is illustrated by the straight line in the figure,
which graphically represents the correlation (fitted relationship or fitted values) between the two
The slope of the fitted values line indicates how one variable changes when the other
Feed Conversion Efficiency (FCE) can be defined as the volume of milk produced by the
cow per kilogram of feed consumed by the cow and acts as an accurate indicator of the
effectiveness of the feed ration. A fundamental aim of the dairy farmer is to maximise this
ratio. Optimising rumen function is the first step towards achieving a favourable FCE. The
passage and rumination of the feed ration can be determined by faecal consistency. Faecal
consistency can be rated on a scale of 1-5 with a score of 1 indicating watery faeces...
Chapter 2 - Security market indices. This lecture is organized as follows. Section 2 defines a security market index and explains how to calculate the price return and total return of an index for a single period and over multiple periods. Section 3 describes how indices are constructed and managed. Section 4 discusses the use of market indices. Sections 5, 6, and 7 discuss various types of indices, and Section 8 concludes and summarizes the reading. Practice problems follow the conclusions and summary.