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Friday Humor: Hitler Realizes He Was Short Swiss Francs

"...I wish to remain alone with the account manager, the risk manager, the fundamental analyst, and the technical analyst... we were using only 20x leverage and you tell me it's all gone!!" "I will never trust a central banker again in my life" Click image for link to YouTube clip (no embed)

Bulls Back in Charge

QE...European style. A trillion euros (bond purchases) coming your way soon. SPY on the ramp. Trade universeGood trading and great risk management to all.Educational use only. Never intended as investment advice.

The Change-Maker of Tomorrow: A Young Chinese Woman

This week, the Global Opportunity Report proves that we have readily available solutions to some of the biggest risks, and that a new breed of change-makers might take the lead. Risk managers are old school. Water crisis is the biggest global risk today. Show More Summary

Going with the flow: Is river basin management misguided?

Millions of Americans live in flood-prone areas. In 2012 alone, the cost of direct flood damage hit nearly half a billion dollars. However, because the factors contributing to flood risk are not fully understood, river basin management -- and even the calculation of flood insurance premiums -- may be misguided.

3 Things Netflix Management Wants You to Know

Big risks appear to paying off for Netflix. Here's what you need to know from the earnings report:

Shadow banking now poses top risk to US stability, warns IMF

``While the explosion of China's shadow banking is well-known, Zhu Min said there has been a surge of lending by asset management funds and others non-bank players to US companies. This is outside normal control and is hard to track... Show More Summary

Who should be held accountable for risk management and cybersecurity in healthcare institutions?

I’ve been involved in building many life-critical and mission-critical products over the last 25 years and have found that, finally, cybersecurity is getting the kind of attention it deserves. We’re slowly and steadily moving from “HIPAA Compliance” silliness into a more mature and disciplined professional… Read More

Kaisa Default Contagion: China's $245bn Corporate Bond Market "Is Too Complacent"

As we detailed previously, the first USD-denominated Chinese corporate bond default last week - of developer Kaisa Group - signals considerably deeper problems in China's economy as one manager noted, "everyone is rethinking risk right now." As Bloomberg reports, Chinese companies comprised 62% of all U.S. Show More Summary

Maximizing value and minimizing risk with a managed approach to hybrid cloud

4 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

For most organizations today, the cloud is one part of a mixed IT environment. The exact mix may vary, but modern organizations often make some use of public cloud infrastructure and…

Dealing with the unknown

In my previous post I wrote about unit testing and refactoring as tools for managing changes. Change management in that context is a form of dealing with risks. This time I'd like to discuss risk management a bit more generically.In development - and almost all areas of life - we often face problems

How to Protect Your Business With the Right Insurance

In the previous sections of this series on risk management, we looked at the main ypes of risk a business can face, how to measure risk in your business, and some effective risk management strategies. As we saw in the previous tutorial, the main strategies for dealing with a risk in your business are: Avoid it. Show More Summary

China Sneezes

Does the US catch cold? Domestic equity futures soft, crude and copper softer.Good trading and great risk management to all.Educational use only. Never intended as investment advice.

Fine Line Between Patience & Risk Management

In last weekend’s video we noted the S&P 500’s trend still looked good, but that there was little margin for error. As we prepare for the most important day of the week (Friday), there are six areas that may attract buyers between 1992 and 1957: Price is at the bottom of the blue trend [...]

Healthequity Inc (HQY), Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY), Shire Plc (ADR) (SHP) Among Top Picks of Award Winning Napier Park Global Capital

Napier Park Global Capital, founded and managed by Jim O’Brien and Jonathan Dorfman, was recently awarded the title of 2015 Hedge Fund Manager of the Year by Risk magazine. The fund, which had approximately $6.4 billion in assets under management (AUM) as of December 30, was originally an internal hedge fund unit of Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) […]

CME Just Doubled Swiss Franc Margins

We suspect there will be a few more "taps on the shoulder" tonight... As per the normal review of market volatility to ensure adequate collateral coverage, the Chicago MercantileExchange Inc., Clearing House Risk Management staff approved the performance bond requirements for thefollowing products listed below. Show More Summary

BSI Acquires EORM Consultancy

BSI, the business standards company, has acquired US consultancy Environmental and Occupational Risk Management, Inc. (EORM), based in San Jose, California. The deal will see EORM become an operating subsidiary of BSI’s Professional Services business in the US. BSI says this will significantly boost EORM’s ability to offer a wider range of environmental, health, safety (EHS) […]

Top stories in health and medicine, January 13, 2015

From MedPage Today: Managing Diabetes in Elderly: How Safe? Many older people with diabetes who have compromised health have been kept on intensive treatment regimens, which increases the risk of hypoglycemia. Supreme Court Battle Brewing Over Medicaid Fees. Show More Summary

Gigaom Research webinar: Maximizing value and minimizing risk with a managed approach to hybrid cloud

last weekTechnology : GigaOM

In the next Gigaom Research webinar, our panel will discuss the advantages of adopting a managed approach to the hybrid cloud. Join us on January 21.

7 Key Tips to Help You Manage Risk

No entrepreneur can avoid taking risks. Without accepting some risk, you are doomed...but you can and have to manage those risk

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