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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly for Silver

Silver is having a difficult transition out of a primary bear phase ever since it fell from grace following its April 2011 high of $49.78. Silver hasn’t outperformed gold since 2011, after silver transitioned from a primary bull to a secular bull phase in Sep. 1,518 more words

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Time Series Forecasting: how to chose your algorithm?

Moving Average vs. Exponential Smoothing? What about ARIMA? Is it better to have one algorithm or many at your disposal so that you can switch if need be? 1,825 more words


Gwyneth Paltrow Learns Canadianisms Following Goop Canadian Launch

Goop has launched in Canada, eh?

And to prepare for the modern lifestyle brand crossing the border, Canada’s own lifestyle brand Coveteur decided to teach Goop founder and CEO Gwyneth Paltrow a few things about Canadian culture. 231 more words


The Seasonality Dilemma

One issue that I often see neglected in looking at financial projections for potential fiber projects is seasonality. Seasonality is the term used among utilities to describe groups of customers who are not full-time residents. 620 more words

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Methods in Fourier Spectral Analysis

Fourier Transform

It was a significant discovery in mathematics that any function can be expanded as a sum of harmonic functions (sines and cosines) and the resulting expression is known as Fourier series. 2,684 more words


New fulfilment operation for Shop Direct

Shop Direct have just issued a press release outlining their plans for a new fulfilment operation in the East Midlands.  In an unusual move I am quoting it in full below – largely because it is all relevant to operations management and there seems little point in paraphrasing it.   448 more words

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