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The Leading Indicators

A Short History of the Numbers That Rule Our World

The Leading Indicators( )
Author: Karabell, Zachary
Publication Date:Feb 2014
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

How did we come by the "leading indicators" we place such stock in? We allocate trillions of dollars and make public policy and personal decisions based upon them, but what do they really tell us? We are bombarded every day with numbers that tell us how we are doing, whether the economy is growing or shrinking, whether the future looks bright or dim. Gross national product, balance of trade, unemployment, inflation, and consumer confidence guide our actions, yet few of us...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Forecasting
Business & Economics / Statistics
Business & Economics / Economic Conditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.028 Pounds

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