Inflection Point

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Inflection Point

In technical analysis, a high or a low on a chart that comes immediately before a market movement in the opposite direction.
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the location at which the sign of the curvature (concavity) changes (i.e., the point of inflection (Pol));
On the other hand the point of inflection for chickens in the present study was estimated similar with purebred chickens of unselected populations.
Proposition 3.1: Firms experience a point of inflection and transition from bureaucratic control-based to relational corporate governance when their dominant sources of power and resources change from those associated with the state to those associated with networks and relationships.
Delineating MAIT's roadmap for the future, the new MAIT President, Mr Sandeep Nair said "It's an honour to be the President of MAIT at a juncture when the industry is about to reach its point of inflection. Creativity, innovation, convergence and collaboration would help put us on a faster growth trajectory.
With reference to the graph of the logistic model, this would be the point where the graph changes shape, otherwise known as the point of inflection (no pun intended).
"The IT sector is on the point of inflection" due to the economic crisis and recent developments in technology, she explained.
We are at a point of inflection, as the nature of working together has changed almost beyond recognition.
"These factors extended the point of inflection for the Manhattan $5 million+ luxury market and especially the $20 million+ market until about February 2006."
We believe we are now at the point of inflection in India today: fourth-quarter 2003 GDP growth was 10 percent.
There is a point of inflection in the first derivative of the graph as it crosses the lower limit, but no relationship was found for the upper.
Specific localized trajectories can then be fitted to the time periods before and after the point of inflection and the rates of change can be compared.