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MNI-Deutsche Börse Economic Forecasting Competition

I came third in the first round of the MNI-Deutsche Börse economic forecasting competition:

NEW YORK, NY, May 5, 2011 – Market News International has announced the April winners of the MNI Forecast Competition, a free online contest in predicting US economic indicators.

April’s highest forecasters in descending order are:
•  Omair Sharif, RBS
•  Fernando Melro dos Santos, Private
•  Dr. Stephen Kirchner, UTS Business School

Until June 30, contestants are competing for the title of Best Overall Forecaster and a prize of $1,500 by forecasting ten economic data releases: Non-farm Payrolls, Retail Sales, CPI, PPI, Industrial Production, ISM Manufacturing Index, Housing Starts, Durable Goods Orders, International Trade Balance, and New Home Sales.

posted on 06 May 2011 by skirchner in Economics, Financial Markets

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