Synthetic repurchase programs through put derivatives: theory and evidence
A Synthetic Repurchase is an open market share repurchase program enhanced with sales of put derivatives on the firm’s own stock. Microsoft, in 1999, using a synthetic repurchase program sold put derivatives on its own stock and received $766 million in premiums and, at the same time, signaled that it is a good-quality company and certified its future earnings. I present theoretical rationale that explains why a synthetic repurchase program provides an efficient signal about a firm’s future
Great Decisions- "Promoting Democracy"
"Promoting Democracy" by Dr. Sherwood J. McGinnis, U.S. Army War College, is part of the 2012 Great Decisions lecture series. The U.S. has had a history of advancing and supporting democracy around the world. What place does democracy promotion have in U.S. foreign policy today? With a choice of tools ranging from economic aid to military force, what are the appropriate yet effective methods that the U.S. should use to promote democracy.
De 7 sacramenten Dit kwartetspel laat de leerlingen spelenderwijs kennis maken met de 7 sacramenten. Zo komen ze zowel de benamingen als de betekenis die erachter schuilt te weten.
Dit kwartetspel laat de leerlingen spelenderwijs kennis maken met de 7 sacramenten. Zo komen ze zowel de benamingen als de betekenis die erachter schuilt te weten.
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Student Feedback Videos
Student Feedback Videos.
The gun is part of America's creation story. Gunsmith George Suiter describes the technology of this potent tool.
Enjeux de la mise en forme et concepts (Module 2.1.1) (Vidéo) MOOC “Création, publication et partage sur Internet” : cours en ligne délivré du 5 mai 2014 au 13 juillet 2014 sur la plateforme FUN-MOOC. Semaine 2 : Structurer et mettre en forme un document : efficacité, cohérence et stabilité
Séquence 1 : Enjeux de la mise en forme et concepts
MOOC “Création, publication et partage sur Internet” : cours en ligne délivré du 5 mai 2014 au 13 juillet 2014 sur la plateforme FUN-MOOC.
Semaine 2 : Structurer et mettre en forme un document : efficacité, cohérence et stabilité
Tracing your Heritage
Genealogy is one of the fastest growing hobbies in America.
In this clip the narrator reports on a woman who is doing genealogy research on her heritage and interviews various professionals about the subject. The clips give useful information and tips on genealogical research.
Obama Full Speech at University of Michigan Jan. 27. 2012
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Rachael& Courtney's Car
Students will be challenged to design and construct a tower out of newspaper. They will have limited supplies including newspaper, tape, and scissors since engineers are often restricted by economic reasons as to how much material they can use in their building. The students will be building for height and stability, and their towers must be designed to withstand a lateral “wind” load.
Graphic Design: Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos
This activity teaches students to describe three types of symmetry, to categorize symmetric figures based on type of symmetry, and to create figures using different type of symmetry. The activities use familiar logos and signs to show how symmetry is used in the world of design, and to help differentiate between the different kinds of symmetry used in these examples.
Climate Change: Connections and Solutions, Grades 6-8
This two-week interdisciplinary curriculum unit encourages students to think critically about climate change and to collaborate to devise solutions. Students learn about climate change within a systems framework, examining interconnections among environmental, social, and economic issues. Lessons are aligned with national science and social studies standards but may be used in other classes as well. The first week of this 2-week unit lays the foundation for understanding some of the forces behin
Shopping Mall Math
Students participate in activities in which they develop number sense in and around the shopping mall. Two sets of activities, one developed for younger middle-grade students and one for older, deal with size and space, estimation, measurement, and applications involving percent.
Concurrent Lines, Medians, and Altitudes
Explore the relationships between perpendicular bisectors, the circumscribed circle, angle bisectors, the inscribed circle, altitudes, and medians using a triangle that can be resized and reshaped.
Student Perceptions of Action, Relevance, and Pace
How do teachers know their students are engaged? The results of a study in which middle school students' perceptions of academic achievement were analyzed.,Volume 36, Number 4
If you listen closely, you can hear the sounds of a critical element in the production of silk--silkworm caterpillars dining on mulberry leaves. This episode of the two-minute radio show Pulse of the Planet focuses on how silkworms are raised. In the episode, available here in MP3 audio and text formats, a guest biochemist describes the silk farming process, noting the silkworms' dependence on large quantities of human-supplied mulberry leaves. The host points out how much silkworms grow in leng
Keeping History from Repeating Itself: Involving Parents About Retention Decisions to Support Studen
Collaborative ventures between families and schools can result in children being successful both academically and in life. The most successful predictor of student achievement is an encouraging home environment, high expectations from parents, and parental involvement.,Volume 27, Number 2
Human and the Horse