Economic and market forecasting is always a fraught occupation, difficult and subject to behavioural biases, not least over-confidence, writes Stephen Watson.
Looking at the past few years, analysts' forecasts for earnings on both sides of the Atlantic have proven to have been over optimistic and subject to downgrades. The Chinese have a curse 'May you live...
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