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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.
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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.
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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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They are projectionists, members of a dying profession, whose reminiscences while sat around a table at Birmingham's Victoria pub are the backbone of this documentary.
There are no minimum requirements for entry into work as a cinema projectionist. However, an interest in films and the film industry are essential.
It formed part of their application to the AFC, which took on The Projectionist as a fully funded short.
Before the film is screened, the projectionist runs 15 minutes of adverts and trailers for the popcorn-munching audience, keeping a close eye on running times and continuity.
Records kept by Devries and part-time projectionist Sam Mcintyre of would-be customers turned away showed an over 25 per cent success rate for the pickets in the first month.
Igor Korchilov, slightly older, was working as a cinema projectionist in 1959 when a Georgian folk singer brought back from a foreign tour an Elvis Presley record.
Each reel contains 9.3km (15mi) of film - and boy are they heavy, says Bob Oeters, a Sony IMAX projectionist. "We have to use a forklift just to load the reels onto the film platters, the large round plates the film sits on as it feeds into the projector.
Musser demonstrates how Porter's background as a vaudeville film and lantern-slide projectionist provided him with the creative material for an innovative production program at Edison.
The projectionist in Porter's day was an editor of sorts; the art of film editing began with that sort of film projecting.
After the film, you can stay to explore the exhibition and examine the objects in the 'Projectionist's Case' handling box.
Mike Taylor, once a projectionist at the greatly missed art deco masterpiece that was the Odeon, on London Road, said: "I found your column on the old Saturday matinee cinema clubs most interesting.
Hughie and Nancy married on February 28, 1937, and, before long, they had made the decision to move to Mablethorpe where Hughie served as a projectionist at a nearby Sutton-on-Sea cinema.