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A new method and iPad application to Forecast Stocks like species by Dr. Theodore Modis

Posted by forecastingtool on September 15, 2013 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (2)

In the stock market where you invest your money by buying shares there is competition. The competitors are all the issues traded on the Big Board. They can be seen as species engaged in a Darwinian struggle for survival of the fittest. They compete for investors’ favour. In this approach the shares behave like species and the stock market like an ecosystem. But despite appearances, price is not the competitive variable involved, because price simply does not constitute...
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The rise and fall of modern empires - Part IIIb

Posted by forecastingtool on August 28, 2013 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)


As we found out in Part I and Part II, although economic power has been shifting from the West to the East for many decades, income inequality still holds strong around the World. In

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The rise and fall of modern empires - Part IIIa

Posted by forecastingtool on July 10, 2013 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (2)

As we found out in Part I and Part II, although economic power has been shifting from the West to the East for many decades, income inequality, in terms of GDP per capita, still holds strong around the World. In Par...

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The future of the global economy: 2013 - 2030

Posted by forecastingtool on January 30, 2013 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (5)

 

It’s been four years since the still raging global economic crisis begun in 2008. Although our understanding of the crisis is getting better, we still don’t have a clear idea where the global economy is heading and what kind of growth (if any) we should be expecting in the future.

 

According to an article published by...

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The future of Europe

Posted by forecastingtool on November 25, 2012 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (6)

Contrary to popular belief that increased lending, first in the financial and corporate sector and then on a country level, is the key source of Europe’s problems, it turns out that this may be just the tip of the iceberg in a series of many structural problems, namely: reduced global influence, low growth, population ageing, reduced competitiveness against developing countries, increasing energy dependency, and loose coordination among participating countries. Overall, Europe...

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New Human Computer Interaction Trends: Focus on User Experience

Posted by forecastingtool on July 30, 2012 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (1)

You are walking on the street, en-route for meeting your girlfriend. You are late and should have already made reservations for lunch. Disaster? Not really! Your sunglasses-your latest gadget-takes care of everything: spotting the closest Italian restaurant-your girlfriend loves Italian cuisine, making reservations on-line and giving directions to you and your girlfriend-you both bought the same pair! One more thing to take care of and everything should be in order. You instruct your sunglass...

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S-curves and their Applications in Marketing, Business, and the Economy

Posted by forecastingtool on April 17, 2012 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

 

In this article*, published in Marketing Research Association’s Alert! magazine, Roger’s Diffusion of Innovations model, based on a simple s-curve, is explored as well as its numerous applications in marketing, business, and the economy. A case study of application to the global economy is offered as a proof of concept for the famous model.

 

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The rise and fall of modern empires - Part II

Posted by forecastingtool on March 14, 2012 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (2)

 

As we found out in Part I, economic power has been shifting from the West to the East for many decades. In Part II we explore the dynamics of income inequality through the years. We discover that it still holds strong, as full convergence is far away, despite considerable improvements in narrowing the income gap, especially between Asia and the West.

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My personal favorites from Frog's Top 15 Tech trends for 2012

Posted by forecastingtool on January 25, 2012 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Recently, Frog, a well-known company in the high tech design market, released a list with the top 15 tech trends for 2012, according to the forecasting gurus of the company. This is an excellent link covering many aspects of our digital lives. My personal favorites ar...

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How big will LinkedIn get?

Posted by forecastingtool on December 4, 2011 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (2)

Recently, LinkedIn released user statistics from as back as 2004 up to 2011. Apparently, the successful professional network has now more than 135 million accounts and keeps on growing at high rates. Since the number of users is one of the most important measures of the success of a social ...

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