News tagged with forecasters

Japan's NEC revises up profit forecast

Japanese information technology firm NEC said Friday it has revised its half year forecast from a loss to a healthy net profit, with reports saying demand for iPhones was helping the company.

Oct 19, 2012
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Framework could improve southeast rainfall forecasts

Summer rainfall in the southeastern United States is vitally important to the region's agriculture, economy and ecology. But accurately forecasting how much rain may fall in an upcoming season can be tricky because of the ...

Nov 20, 2013
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Infosys profits up slightly despite currency woes

Indian software outsourcing giant Infosys posted slightly higher quarterly profit Friday and maintained its revenue growth forecast despite the weak rupee and uncertainty about U.S. visas for its employees.

Jul 12, 2013
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Morgan Stanley fined $5 mn over Facebook IPO

Morgan Stanley agreed Monday to pay a $5 million fine to settle charges that it improperly handled crucial information on Facebook's earnings ahead of the company's disastrous IPO.

Dec 17, 2012
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Accurate flood forecasting gets closer

Heavy rainfall and the problems of flooding in towns have never been far from peoples' minds or the news headlines over the past few weeks. Now scientists say that new research will help to accurately pinpoint ...

Dec 05, 2012
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