soft data

soft data

Etymology: AS, softe + L, datum, something given
health information that is mainly subjective, provided by the patient and the patient's family.
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The record was burnt but recovered and soft data was also recovered amicably saving the local industry from demurrages in case of delayed shipments due to uploading of data on WeBOC, which earned commendation from the industry.
Users who regularly topped the Verizon soft data cap of 22GB-the point at which even "unlimited" subscribers are subject to having their data speeds "prioritized" or throttled-were targeted by the purge.
Soft data, including consumer and business confidence reports remained elevated, while hard data of actual consumer and business spending was lacklustre.
This is particularly visible in soft data (surveys of companies and households), which doesnt come as a surprise: typically, participants are asked whether they are feeling more or less confident than before, which makes the surveys by construction particularly sensitive to changes in sentiment.
The soft data seem to suggest strong economic growth is just around the corner, while the hard data -- as evidenced by Friday's GDP report -- currently depict an economy that is slowly growing.
8 percent, The dollar, which slipped on Monday on the soft data, rose 0.
In the final Asian trade, the dollar was on the defensive against its peers after soft data dampened expectations the Federal Reserve would hike interest rates soon, looking to US non-farm payrolls later in the session for possible relief.
Comprehensive assessments are defined on multiple dimensions, including a first dimension that requires that the assessment collect evidence that includes both hard and soft data; hard data being those that are independently verifiable and soft data being those that are not independently verifiable.
This may be viewed within the Dollar Index being in a vulnerable position earlier in the week due to the soft data from China exposing it to losses.
While the Bank of Japan (BoJ) has stressed it will look through the effect of slumping oil prices, the soft data will keep it under pressure to expand stimulus to jump-start inflation toward its two per cent target.
Unlike branding methodologies that have traditionally relied on soft data, such as public perception, surveys and interview, Bloom said it used proprietary methods such as Digital Demand --D2 tool, which measures the online demand for a specific country by target audience, as well as indicators of economic impact.