inflection point


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inflection point

n.
A moment of dramatic change, especially in the development of a company, industry, or market.

inflec′tion point`


n.
Math.
a point on a curve at which the curvature changes from convex to concave or vice versa.
[1715–25]
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Responding to a question regarding the Pentagon and secretary's views on Pakistan's or Afghanistan's future in light of Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and China recently voting against the US resolution as far as Pakistan is supporting terrorism, White said this is 'an inflection point.
It is "remarkable" that neither the lower tax rate for 2018 nor the inflection point in margins appears reflected in Street estimates, Ramey tells investors in a research note.
However, a closer dissection of the data and fundamentals suggest that the price cycle is currently in an inflection point, giving investors an opportunity to enter the market and capitalise on future gains.
In Inflection Point, Scott Stawski shows how to harness these fierce winds of change, put them at your back, and sail towards greater competitiveness and customer value.
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The fourth inflection point was the result of the Gramm-Rudman Act of 1985, where deficit reduction was the central tenet.
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They believe that the world's information economy is currently at a pivotal inflection point, and seek to answer both how we have arrived here and the most auspicious path forward.
The basic differences in opinion appear to center on when this will happen and on what happens after the inflection point.
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More than half of the 58 markets surveyed recorded higher rents at mid-year 2005 than at the end of 2004, indicating that the recovery cycle has reached an inflection point in terms of pricing in many office districts.
That's what we see as the inflection point,'' Quinn said.