upward bias

upward bias

[¦əp·wərd ′bī·əs]
(statistics)
The overestimation or overstatement by a statistical measure of the event it is attempting to describe.
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"We are raising estimates slightly and maintain an upward bias based on a snapback in reliability, strong enterprise traction, and a new shared channel offering that could spark strong growth in the second half," Bracelin wrote.
The local stock barometer is seen trading with an upward bias this week as investors bet on dovish central banks here and abroad.
While Planet Fitness is no longer a top idea, Komp says he still sees a very good fundamental backdrop as top-line momentum supports an upward bias to 2019E EPS.
, said the market would likely trade with an upward bias. "Expect next week for the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) to trade sideways, but with an upward bias," Del Castillo said.
One would witness days of upward and downward movement with an upward bias. Markets are not going to run away in any direction and would have a much more laboured movement.
Guinigundo said it was inactive for a long time because the exchange rate was less volatile and the peso was stable with an upward bias.
Since UAE's participation in the MSCI index, there has been a 100 per cent increase of value and it has instilled a strong upward bias. A similar reaction is also expected if Saudi Arabia gets included too," he added.
To find a fourth quarter with more transactions, we must go back to 2010 (150,494), which, however, was affected by the upward bias that led to the end of tax relief for home purchases.
The number on Positive Outlook reached an all-time high in October 2017, at seven, implying an upward bias to rating changes in 2018 including for some of the sovereigns that were worst affected by the eurozone financial crisis.
"The improvement in performance of domestic spinners is likely to be aided by a downward bias in cotton prices amid healthy cotton crop and an upward bias in yarn realisations due to demand restoration," Jayanta Roy, Senior Vice-President and Group Head, Corporate Sector Ratings, ICRA said.
Gertraud Stadler, from the university's health psychology group, said: "This upward bias in self-assessments could have implications for research and practice across disciplines.
"Gold is trading with an upward bias with the $1,300 level just in sight...