About ValMarPro Forecasting, Inc.

Forecast Broker:
Valmarpro Forecasting, Inc. acts as a broker or intermediary between forecasters and potential clients. Forecasters are independent contractors, who stand to receive substantial variations in payment, depending on the accuracy of their forecasts. Forecasters are geographically diverse, and remain anonymous from the client.

Forecasting Incentives:
Valmarpro Forecasting uses the Lundgren forecasting incentives method. This method pays forecasters in accordance with the Value Marginal Product (VMP) of the forecasts which they produce. The incentive method has several desirable features, including unbiased forecasts, efficient aggregation of information, and appropriate elicitation of effort levels. The method may be used to solicit forecasts or estimates for any observable or unobservable variable value, including subjective values and probability estimates.

Possible applications of the Lundgren forecasting incentives method include prediction of future prices, quantities, and profits; estimation of environmental externalities; estimates of regulatory costs/benefits; business, financial, and mutual fund valuations, including prediction of means and variances; macroeconomics; and other specialties. Forecasts and estimates may be sought in any of the sciences, including economics, political science, engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, and interdisciplinary.

Corporate Structure:
Valmarpro Forecasting, Inc. is an S Corporation, incorporated in Virginia. Currently, Carl Lundgren is its President, Director, and sole shareholder. Valmarpro Forecasting, Inc. is the operating company which transacts business with clients, forecasters, promoters, and others.

Affiliated Companies:
Forecasting Patents, Inc. holds the Lundgren patent(s) and licenses their use to Valmarpro Forecasting, Inc. Forecasting Payments, Inc. temporarily holds the assets used to pay forecasters, until the compensation of forecasters is computed and paid. Neither the patent(s), nor the assets held on behalf of forecasters, constitute assets of Valmarpro Forecasting, Inc. The assets of these affiliated companies will not be used to pay the debts or other liabilities of Valmarpro Forecasting, Inc., nor will they be used to pay the debts or liabilities of any other affiliated company which may hereafter be formed.

Sister Company:
Relpromax Antitrust, Inc. is unrelated to Valmarpro Forecasting, Inc. However, they do have a common owner, and may occasionally work together on related projects for the same client.

Additional information about ValMarPro Forecasting may be obtained from the Statement of Business Policy, under Technical Papers.

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