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barometer

Medspeak
A poetic alternative to prognosticator
 
Meteorology
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure.

ba·rom·e·ter

(băr-om'ĕ-tĕr)
Instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure.
[G. baros, weight, + metron, measure]
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Sustained weakness in the barometer index was driven by below trend values in all component indices.
The premier presentation of the 2019 Balkan Barometer was held at the Western Balkans Summit in Poznan, 3 days ago, featuring its key findings, while the Sarajevo event will give an in-depth look into the survey data per each WB economy: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Republic of North Macedonia and Serbia.
The latest American Barometer was conducted before the publication of excerpts from Bob Woodward's forthcoming book, "Fear: Trump in the White House", as well as a New York Times op-ed from an anonymous senior White House official slamming the president.
Sunny Beach, Bulgaria (PS83.99) may have lost the top value Beach Barometer spot, but prices there have still fallen by 6.4% and the Black Sea resort offers by far the cheapest family meal price at PS33.69 for two adults and two children.
Presenting the findings of the Barometer survey here, SDPI Executive Director Dr Abid Qayyum Suleri said it was was aimed to assess people's perceptions on environment issues.
Associate Research Fellow Dr Shafqat Munir said the Environment Barometer showed that though the awareness level of the voters on environmental issues seemed high, but majority of the respondents did not include environmental issues as determinants for voting in the general election 2018.
Managing Director/Chief Strategist, Chain Reactions Nigeria, Israel Jaiye Opayemi, noted that the inclusion of Nigeria in the annual survey for the first time in the 18-year-old history of Edelman Trust Barometer, was in fulfillment of the company's promise last year to ensure Nigeria was in focus among the comity of nations of reckon annually sampled by Edelman.
The 2018 Trust Barometer covers 28 economically prominent countries worldwide, ranging from the biggest--the U.S., China, India, etc.--to smaller economic powerhouses such as Hong Kong and Singapore.
'The DHL Global Trade Barometer's latest findings highlight that Asia's trade fundamentals - and indeed those of its biggest trade partners - remain robust enough to warrant optimism in the near-term, particularly those industries directly involved with manufacturing and production for the region's burgeoning consumer base.'
According to Tim Scharwath, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, "the DHL Global Trade Barometer shows how digitalization--with the use of Big Data and predictive analytics--opens up entirely new opportunities that the company can use for the benefit of supply chain managers.
In its third quarter, Barometer report in October 2017, the association recorded a similar percentage of manufacturers that said cheap imports represent headwinds to their expansion.
The barometer includes four components: production, equity prices, product prices, and inventories and other indicators.