Wealth Strategies: Monster Beverage energizing midcaps
Aug. 1 - Nuveen's midcap fund manager Scott Mullinix says energy drink maker Monster Beverage and data provider Teradata are well positioned to outperform in the midcap stock space.
3XSQ: Media, money and makeup
Aug 1 - Results from Time Warner, Mastercard and Avon as markets look to the Fed.
Europe Day Ahead: Markets wait for ECB rate decision
Aug. 1 - A week of disappointing euro zone news reaches it crescendo on Thursday as ECB president Mario Draghi announces the central bank's rate decision, with investors hoping for one or two surprises.
Trading at Noon: Harley revs up; True Religion fades
Aug 1 - Harley-Davidson profit beats view and True Religion Apparel falls after posting Q2 results.
Breakingviews: Avon's uphill struggle
Aug 1 - Richard Beales and Agnes Crane discuss why new CEO Sheri McCoy has a challenge on her hands and why ex-CEO Jung has outstayed her welcome as executive chairman.
Saft Says: Fed sits on hands, pressure now on ECB action
Aug 1 - Reuters Columnist James Saft says he thought the Fed had released an old FOMC statement when he read the latest release today. The Fed did nothing he notes, which means the ECB will be under pressure.
U.S. Day Ahead: Big Ben is a flop, how about Super Mario!
After a no show from the Fed, Investors in the U.S. and all over the world want to see the ECB act swiftly to heal Europe's wounds when it comes out with its latest rate decision.
Who'll win Olympic gold? Ask an economist
Aug. 2 - Can you predict the final Olympic medal table based on competing countries' economic data? Two economists who think you can give us their forecasts, and there's mixed news for Britain.
Rough Cuts: Italian PM Monti, Finnish PM Katainen
Aug. 1 - Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti and Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen give a statement following their meeting in Helsinki.
Reuters Asks: What does Draghi have up his sleeve?
Aug. 2 - Does Mario Draghi have a crisis-fighting bazooka in the ECB's arsenal, and will he fire it later today? His own words last week raised expectations that he does, and he will.
Reuters Today: It's D-Day....Draghi Day
Aug. 2 - Can ECB President Mario Draghi deliver on his pledge last week to do "whatever it takes" to save the euro? Plus, Q2 earnings roll in, Day 7 of the Olympics.
Breakingviews: China's economy - not as bad as you think
Aug. 2 - The latest data out of China might be fodder for those who predict the nation's miracle story is ending. But here's why things may not be that bad.
BNP Paribas CEO on Q2 earnings
Aug. 2 - BNP Paribas CEO Jean-Laurent Bonnafe talks to Reuters about the bank's second quarter earnings.
Macau casino revenue growth tanks, but don't bail yet
Aug. 2 - Macau's casino revenue growth falls to its lowest rate since 2009, which means pain for casino operators and investors. But it's not yet time to pull out all your chips, say analysts.
The Mouse that Roared: PDP 1 Celebration Event
Introduced in 1959, the DEC PDP-1 computer is truly the mouse that roared, a powerful, easy-to-operate computer with a host of new abilities that allowed its users to interact with a computer all to themselves. This was a novelty in the early 1960s when mainframe-based batch processing was the norm and the idea of a computer dedicated to a single-user was heretical, akin to having a personal aircraft carrier. Our panel comprises key figures in the development and use of the PDP-1. Moderated by c
Alfred Hitchcock's Quiche Lorraine
Following Hitchcock's own recipe, BFI curator Nathalie Morris makes one of the director's favourite foods, Quiche Lorraine, in this film by Mike Bradley. See more of Hitchcock's favourite things at http://bit.ly/QLH1la. From June to October 2012 the BFI celebrates Hitchcock's life and work with a complete retrospective of his feature films; gala events, including screenings of restorations with live music, educational projects and online initiatives. For full details see http://www.bfi.org.uk/h
Kim Novak on Vertigo
http://www.bfi.org.uk/sightsoundpoll2012 http://www.bfi.org.uk/hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece Vertigo has been voted the Greatest Film of All Time in Sight & Sound magazine's 2012 poll, considered to be the most trusted guide of its kind. Sight & Sound's worldwide poll of critics takes place every decade, and for the past 50 years has been topped by Citizen Kane...until now. Here, actor Kim Novak recounts her starring role in Vertigo and how she felt "stripped naked" playing the part
The Old Deeside Railway
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Disciplinary Thinking - Threshold Concepts: workshop plan
Title: Disciplinary Thinking - Threshold Concepts: workshop plan Description: An outline plan for a workshop on Threshold Concepts and Curriculum Design Theme: Threshold concepts Subject: HE - Education Author: Colleen McKenna & Jane Hughes: HEDERA, 2012 Audience: Educational developers within accredited programmes and courses in higher education Issue Date: 05/07/2012 Last updated Date: 29/07/2012 Version: Final PSF Mapping: A1, A2, K1, K2, K3 License: Cr
Professor Lewin of MIT gives a lecture on friciton. He draws wonderful vector diagrams to explain his calculations (48:09).