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 point of inflexion for the curve at all India level is at x=3 i.
This was my second point of inflexion in my career.
"The broadening and strengthening of time horizons suggests that 2011 may be a real point of inflexion in the region, a shift to a more positive outlook as markets are expected stabilise amid global financial recovery, and investor confidence slowly returning," said Tolchard.
The first order differentiation derivative was equated to zero to determine the point of inflexion in each cereal, where enzyme concentration ceased to be the limiting factor in making phytate phosphorus available.
We believe the main macro drivers, namely inflation, GDP and interest rates, have reached a point of inflexion and, as such, we expect all three of the above to contribute positively as we move into 2010.