The approach to forecasting the global cycle employed here relies partly on short and longer-term leading indicators calculated by transforming and combining the OECD’s country leading indices. The message from these derived indicators...Show More Summary
Different types of businesses require different measures of success or growth — one man's metric is another's trash, you might say. This is especially true for revenue per user Revenue per user is calculated by dividing total revenue by total users, and is used to understand growth and distinguish if some customers are more valuable than others. Show More Summary
By Doug Short: The Second Estimate for Q3 GDP, to one decimal, rose to 3.6 percent from the 2.8 percent of the Advance Estimate. Investing.com had forecast 3.0 percent. The GDP deflator used to calculate real (inflation-adjusted) GDP was lifted slightly from 1.9 percent to 2.0 percent. Show More Summary
Ting, one of our favorite alternative cellphone carriers, just unveiled a new savings calculator that uses your current cell phone bill to figure out how much you'd save by switching. Plus, they're giving out $5 Starbucks gift cards if you use it. Read more...
By The Inflation Trader: I haven't seen anything of note written about the probable effect of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or "Obamacare") on Medical Care CPI. This is probably because the calculation of Medical...Show More Summary
Spotify has made a move to get music artists onside by making its formula for calculating royalty payments and analytics openly accessible through the new Spotify Artists website... Continue Reading Spotify hands analytics data to artists...Show More Summary
by Carlos Cedillo The Maya calendar is one of the most innovative systems for calculating units of Time that has ever been created. One of its most interesting features is that it does not appear to... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!
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Like measuring water by the handful, calculating the success of the education system at a time of rampant grade inflation is an impossible task. If exam results go up every year… Continue reading The post PISA rankings are a shot in the arm for education reformers appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
By Ironman at Political Calculations: It would initially appear that our technique for filtering out the echoes of the past in sorting out what's really going on with today's stock prices is effective. We'll let our charts do most of the talking today, so if you want more detailed analysis, mind the notes in the margins. Show More Summary
iOS: When you're out shopping, it's not always easy to quickly compare prices when items are on sale at a percentage rate. Pick makes that process simple by making it easy and fast to compare sale prices. You can also track those savings over time so you know exactly how much of a discount you tend to get and when. Read more...
Barry Lyndon is natural social climber, his every move a calculated step to gain status and wealth. We’re not supposed to like someone like this, but he somehow captivates our attention. Barry Lyndon is not so much driven by plot or character. Mostly, it is guided by an omniscient storytelling voice that Kubrick masterfully employs [...]
The first finding of incipient agriculture for the state of Nuevo Leon (Mexico), practiced by collectors-hunters, such as seeds, corncobs and corn leaves which are calculated to date back to 3500 or 3000 BC, was registered by investigators from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) of said entity. Show More Summary
MinutePhysics host Henry Reich explains how scientists calculate sea level when the Earth is neither flat nor perfectly spherical in his latest video, “What Is Sea Level?”
Government calculations of total US methane emissions may underestimate the true values by 50 percent, a new study finds. The results cast doubt on a recent Environmental Protection Agency decision to downscale its emissions estimat...
From ETH Zurich: Underestimated future climate change? 25.11.2013 | Fabio Bergamin New model calculations by ETH researcher Thomas Frölicher show that global warming may continue after a stoppage of CO 2 emissions. We cannot rule out the possibility that climate … Continue reading ?
Dakis Joannou's outrageous super-yacht features an exterior by Jeff Koons and guest cabins designed around museum worthy works. An exclusive peek inside a maritime masterpiece.
MIT Media Lab researchers have come up with a camera that they say can make better medical images and help us avoid car crashes. The $500 “nanocamera” builds on “Time of Flight” technology that calculates object location by how long it takes a light signal to reflect […]
Washington, D.C.— Government calculations of total U.S. methane emissions may underestimate the true values by 50 percent, a new study finds. The results are published the week of November 25 in the early online edition of the Proceedings...Show More Summary
For most businesses, correlating social media activity directly to sales is a difficult task due to the non-linearity and complexity of many consumers’ purchase paths. What I find most interesting about this is why an organization would attempt to make this direct correlation in the first place. read more