Breakingviews: JPMorgan hammers another nail in VaR coffin
May 14 - JPMorgan's $2 billion loss may have dealt a fatal blow to Value-at-Risk. Breakingviews' Robert Cole assesses whether the alternatives are any better.
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16.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Deutschland und Frankreich wollen in der Europapolitik weiterhin eng zusammenarbeiten. Das bekräftigten Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel und der neue französische Präsident François Hollande in Berlin. So wollen beide Länder beim EU-Gipfel Ende Juni gemeinsame Vorschläge für mehr Wachstum im Euro-Raum präsentieren. Außerdem zeigten sich Merkel
Starfish Climbing Wall
This video has good imaging and content. It's neat to see how many "legs" they have if you've never seen one up close before. (1:01)
Badminton : Cleartechniek Stapsgewijze inoefening van de clearbeweging, gedurende één lesuur.
Stapsgewijze inoefening van de clearbeweging, gedurende één lesuur.
Student Speaker Caroline Kessler (DC'11)
Caroline Kessler (DC'11) was chosen to represent her class as student speaker at Carnegie Mellon University's 115th Commencement on May 20, 2011. She received her degree in Creative Writing with a minor in Religious Studies. In her speech, Caroline points out that the typical Carnegie Mellon student is anything but typical. For more, visit: http://www.cmu.edu/homepage/society/2012/spring/congrats-class-of-2012.shtml
Picasso-Inspired Soft Sculpture - Lesson Plan
Adapt Picasso-style cubist image into a three-dimensional soft sculpture. This project combines printmaking, drawing, acrylic painting, sculpture and textiles. The 4:48 video shows how do make the piece and is fairly easy to follow.
K-2 Summer School
Nixon Not a 'Rich Man'
Vice President Candidate Richard Nixon explains away another scandal, claiming he is not a rich man and that there have to be ways to pay a politician's bills, in this History Channel video. Eisenhower's running mate saved his spot on the ticket. (0:55)
Absolute Beginner S2 #13 - Where in Japan Are You Now?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You are lost in Japan, and you are so thankful that you have your cell phone so you can call your Japanese relative to help you get back to a familiar place. The only problem is that your relative here in Japan keeps asking you to tell her where you are…and [...]
Dragon Departs the Station
The Expedition 31 crew used the Canadarm2 robotic arm to demate the SpaceX Dragon cargo vehicle from the Earth-facing port of the station's Harmony node at 4:07 a.m. EDT on Thursday. It was released from the station's robotic arm at 5:49 a.m.
Florida Virtual School's Latest Venture
"The 3R's" (Reread, Record, Reflect)--Using iPad in Reading
This video features the process of students using iOS devices (iPad, iPod Touch) to help build reading fluency skills. Students in the classroom use "The 3 R's" -- reread, record and reflect, to help build meta cognitive behaviors to asses their own literacy. This is a great professional development resource to show how to enhance technology instruction in the primary classroom. (2:29)
12.540 Principles of the Global Positioning System (MIT)
The aim of this course is to introduce the principles of the Global Positioning System and to demonstrate its application to various aspects of Earth Sciences. The specific content of the course depends each year on the interests of the students in the class. In some cases, the class interests are towards the geophysical applications of GPS and we concentrate on high precision (millimeter level) positioning on regional and global scales. In other cases, the interests have been more toward engine
(Spanish Version) Patients Whose First Episode of Bleeding Occurs While Taking...
By: gastro@scivee Dr. Juan G. Abraldes discusses his manuscript "Patients Whose First Episode of Bleeding Occurs While Taking a β-Blocker Have High Long-term Risks of Rebleeding and Death." To view the print version of this abstract go to http://bit.ly/KXtG7o. The content of this video has not been verified by a native speaker of the language being spoken. This video abstract is also available on this channel in English: http://www.scivee.tv/node/48555
Clinicians Poorly Assess Health Literacy Related Readiness for Transition to Adult...
By: gastro@scivee Dr. Jeannie S. Huang discusses her manuscript "Clinicians Poorly Assess Health Literacy--Related Readiness for Transition to Adult Care in Adolescents With Inflammatory Bowel Disease." To view the print version of this abstract go to http://bit.ly/Kjbo1u.
Elimination Diet Effectively Treats Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Adults...
By: gastro@scivee Dr. Nirmala Gonsalves discusses her manuscript "Elimination Diet Effectively Treats Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Adults; Food Reintroduction Identifies Causative Factors." To view the print version of this abstract go to bit.ly/KMgg19.
Effects of an online personal health record on medication accuracy and safety: A cluster-randomized
By: Jamia Presented by Jeffrey L. Schnipper
An Introduction to Midas for Secure Data Sharing
By: ucsd_idash Presented by Patrick Reynolds