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Most major indicators portend further growth in 2006.
The former approach surely is looking positively down the road; whereas the latter is a portend of disaster.
Lastly, as FASB takes on additional projects that also portend radical changes, consideration needs to be given to the resource constraints already being felt by many companies, particularly small and medium-sized ones.
This should theoretically portend an era of peace and freedom in that country.
The concept of homeostatic capacity has been around for decades, but there are few hard data on which indicators of homeostatic capacity are most important, what indicator levels portend a body's impending collapse, or what effects that outside stressors, such as pollutants or pronounced temperature swings, might have on individuals with reduced homeostatic capacity.
In this issue, our cover story looks at CEOs in danger--and the warning signs that portend trouble.
The increasing federal regulations, particularly in the area of air toxics, portend rough times for cupola operators in meeting compliance with air toxic provisions," he said.
The political events in Eastern Europe coupled with the market unification of the remainder of Europe scheduled for 1992 already portend significant changes will take place.
and other developments favoring plaintiffs could portend more proplaintiff decisions and settlements, as well as an increase in future welding fume lawsuits.
There are ominous signs that the earth's weather patterns have begun to change dramatically and that these changes may portend a drastic decline in food production--with serious political implications for just about every nation on earth.
Nijinsky choreographed two legendary works that changed the face of ballet--L'Apres-midi d'un faune (1912), a youthful reverie in the style of a Greek vase that ended with a controversial masturbatory gesture, and Le Sacre du printemps (1913), a pre-Slavic fertility ritual set to the pounding, barbaric rhythms of Igor Stravinsky's famous score that seemed to portend the collapse of civilization itself.
Even if the national economy were to recover more vigorously than current data portend, the industrial sector is likely to lag the macro-economy by a wide margin.
The comet also has a far more mercurial nature, which may portend the expulsion of larger amounts of dust.
For example, some cases may portend shifts in the corporate makeup of foreign companies and allow U.
Davis figures the odds this year are for a good snow season, with support from a skiing tradition: Pine cones littering the forest floor in fall portend plentiful snow come winter.