data forcing


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data forcing

Making the conclusion fit the hypothesis of a study or experiment, beyond what the available data naturally suggests.
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14 in the five days of trade beginning 7 June with weak Chinese economic data forcing the index lower.
OPENING COMMENT It is once again the Australian Dollar in the spotlight, with the shockingly strong employment data forcing a move in the single currency to fresh highs against the buck on the year, above critical psychological barriers at 0.
However, using Protegrity, encryption is extended to each individual piece of data forcing a hacker to break the unique code for each piece of data.