Economic Forecasting

  1. U.S. Recession Without a Yield Curve Warning?

    The inverted yield curve has correctly predicted past recessions in the U.S. economy. ...
  2. Market Outlook: No Bottom Until 2017?

    These investing pros are bearish on the market in 2016. Will there be a bottom in ...
  3. Building a Case for the Bulls: 3 Opinions

    These three big names are bullish on the economy. Are there good times ahead?
  4. 5 Predictions for the Chinese Stock Market in ...

    Find out why market analysts are making these five ominous predictions about the ...
  5. Will China Suffer a Fate Similar to That of the ...

    Many parallels could be drawn between the former USSR and today's China, but the ...
  6. A 2016 Outlook: What January 2009 Can Teach Us

    January 2009 and January 2016 were similar from an investment standpoint, but from ...
  1. Is a Recession Coming?

    Even as a number of economic indicators look good, global conditions and inflation ...
  2. Discover the Economic Events That Lie Ahead

    2016 is poised to be a very interesting year macro-economic-wise: China is on the ...
  3. Learn To Use This Leading Indicator of Home Sales

    By following the trend shown in the MBA Purchase Index, investors can identify investment ...
  4. Oil or Gold: Which Will Recover First? (USO)

    Not sure where oil and gold are headed? The answer is complex.
  5. What to Expect from Russia's Oil-Dependent Economy

    The fate of Russia's economy is for the most part determined by the price of oil. ...
  6. China: Why Big Investors are Turning Into Bears

    More hedge fund managers and economists are beginning to transition from bull to ...
  1. Investopedia Forex Outlook For February 2013

    The global economy is on relatively solid footing, after U.S. markets rose thanks ...
  2. Investopedia's Forex Outlook For January 2013

    Here's a look at current and upcoming events that may influence the forex markets. ...
  3. Investopedia's Forex Outlook For December 2012

    Here's a look at current and upcoming events that may influence the FX markets.
  4. Investopedia's Forex Outlook For November 2012

    Here's a look at current and upcoming events that may influence the FX markets.
  1. How can I use a regression to see the correlation between prices and interest rates?

    Learn how to use linear regression to calculate the correlation between stock prices and interest rates by taking the square ...
  2. What are some of the limitations of run rates?

    Understand what a run rate is and why a company would look to calculate it. Learn about the various limitations of relying ...
  3. What are some real-life examples of the 80-20 rule (Pareto Principle) in practice?

    Learn about the origins of the 80-20 rule and understand how it is applied in different areas including business, economics ...
  4. How do I calculate production costs in Excel?

    Find out about ways to use Excel to simplify production cost calculation and some sources of good templates and tips for ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Inverted Yield Curve

    An interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a lower yield than short-term debt instruments of the ...
  2. Socially Responsible Investment - SRI

    An investment that is considered socially responsible because of the nature of the business the company conducts. Common ...
  3. Presidential Election Cycle (Theory)

    A theory developed by Yale Hirsch that states that U.S. stock markets are weakest in the year following the election of a ...
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    An indicator based on the belief that a Super Bowl win for a team from the old AFL (AFC division) foretells a decline in ...
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