Projection


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Projection

The use of econometric models to forecast the future performance of a company, country, or other financial entity using historical and current information.

Projection

The use of certain data to predict future market movements, economic trends, and other things. Various methods exist for making projections; experts differ on which ones, if any, work. See also: Technical Analysis, Fundamental Analysis, Random Walk Theory.

projection

A forecast of future trends in a business,based on past experiences or on other currently available data. A projection that senior housing needs will increase at 12 percent per year for the next 5 years may form the basis for a pro forma profit and loss statement for development of a retirement community.

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Department of Agriculture (USDA) will release its 10-year agricultural projections on Feb.
The optimum projection angle for achieving the greatest distance in a rugby place kick is not expected to be 45[degrees].
The range of longer-term projections remained pretty consistent across projection releases, with only some small deviations.
I remember well those years back in my native country, when I tried to study the stereographic method from a crystallographic manual, simply because there was not a good book on the geological applications of the projection techniques.
As this example shows, Oppenheim's selection of images is often whimsical; in combination with the lack of synchronicity of the two projections, which forces one to try and recollect what word a given letter stood for, the choice of imagery undercuts the didacticism of the original posters.
The latest device also makes use of new pixel surface smoothing technology that delivers high reflectivity to achieve the brightness demanded from devices used in consumer projection televisions.
Mollweide (muhl-VIDE-uh): This is an equal-area projection, which means the sizes of the continents are shown in correct relationship to each other.
The C&W Tenant Lease Projection System was designed as a turnkey presentation system which performs a detailed financial analysis of leasing expenses and costs from the tenant's perspective.
Metropolitan Statistical Area Projections of Income, Employment, and Population to the Year 2000