top-down analysis

top-down analysis

[¦täp ¦dau̇n ə′nal·ə·səs]
(computer science)
A predictive method of syntactic analysis which, starting from the root symbol, attempts to predict the means by which a string was generated.
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Senior EETC tranche ratings are primarily driven by a top-down analysis incorporating a series of stress tests which simulate the rejection and repossession of the aircraft in a severe aviation downturn.
Emanuel will provide top-down analysis of broad market trends, sectors, valuation and volatility with a focus on U.
We believe using an investment approach that combines top-down analysis with bottom-up research will enable the fund to generate alpha over the long term and provide a compelling argument to invest in an active EM approach," Selva said.
8220;We did a top-down analysis to view how the macro landscape impacts the markets and tried to determine which industries would do the best in this particular economic environment,” said Andrew, who served as the team's portfolio manager.
The managers will use a combination of top-down analysis of the political and economic factors affecting each country and industry, together with a disciplined, bottom-up stock selection process to seek strong investment returns in markets that fall outside developed or emerging market benchmarks.
In actuality, the road map is a top-down analysis that breaks down the economy into sectors, points to projects suitable for PPPs within these sectors, and then filters them according to priorities, before finally plotting them on a schedule.
We attempt to quantify the potential impact of both scenarios on the Russian market using a top-down analysis and bottom-up approach.
Proponents of a top-down analysis hold that God is the immediate source of the laws of nature and so the primary cause--and, in some cases, the only true cause--of natural phenomena.
The firm also places great weight on top-down analysis, conducted by a strategic policy group of eight senior investors who look for pockets of positive earnings revisions or sectors that have become attractive relative to their neighbors or their historical valuation.
He does a top-down analysis, passively managing large- and small-cap stocks and selectively managing private placements.
In this paper, we postulate a top-down analysis phase based on domain analysis (Prieto-Diaz, 1990) and feature models (Czarnecki, 1998) in order to address the process of identification and classification of learning services.
The practice of Top-Down Analysis is to take a big-picture view of things first.