Comments on: Sorting through the spending figures Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 By: Narayanan Madhavan Thu, 19 Jun 2008 09:48:30 +0000 The problem with such forecasts, as I have remarked, is that they often ignore the larger context — such as the amount of uncertainty caused by the sub-prime crisis, food prices or oil reaching new highs.