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  • A Risk Neutral Framework For The Pricing Of Credit Derivatives - 1,476 words
    A Risk Neutral Framework For The Pricing Of Credit Derivatives 1. INTRODUCTION Considerable research effort has gone into Credit Derivatives since the early 1990s. The roots of credit derivatives can be traced back to the notion that the credit risk of a firm can be captured by the credit rating ascribed to it. This premise is also the cornerstone of loan pricing and credit risk management models the world over, including J.P. Morgans CreditMetricsTM. Empirical research enables the predictability of the event of default as well as the Loss in the Event of Default (LIED). This information is expressed in terms of a transition matrix - a matrix that traces out the probabilities the migration o ...
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  • Aod Cross Member - 1,877 words
    Aod Cross Member AOD to T5 swap 1987-93 ********THIS IS NOT MY OWN PIECE, BUT IT IS A PIECE THAT I FOUND VERY HELPFUL Is your AOD giving you trouble? Want to get rid of that sludge box forever? Why don't you do an AOD to T5 swap! Finally, a place where you can get the low down on exactly what it takes to convert from an AOD to a Ford T5 transmission, step by step. First, lets look at what you'll need for the conversion. Note: The parts listed are for a T5 or T5Z transmission. Swapping to an aftermarket tranny (example: TKO, 3550, T56, etc.) will require a slightly different list of parts. These questions may be answered in the new Q&A list that is under developement. Things you'll need: Part ...
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  • Browning Monologues - 1,124 words
    ... achievement of Browning's because unlike the other two speakers he has done nothing wrong. He is even referred to as 'The faultless painter' in the subtitle, though we realise that there are no errors in his hand with its matchless skill, there is in the soul that directs that hand. The reason we detest Andrea by the end of the poem is because although he recognises his faults of character he doesn't address them or take blame and adopts a very fatalistic attitude to his life, 'All is as God over-rules' Similarly as in the other poems the rhythm also says a lot of the character. Andrea's sentences are often short and break off and the verse is blank which make the speaker seem dull and ...
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  • College Essay - 1,194 words
    College Essay The history of DNA use for forensic cases already spans more than a decade. The first cases into which DNA evidence was brought in were in England. The first case of using DNA-related evidence in Arizona courts was the 1988 murder of Jennifer Wilson by Richard Bible near Flagstaff. Blood found on the back of Bible's plaid shirt was identified through DNA testing as Jennifer's blood -- with a probability of 14 billion-to-1. Bible was subsequently convicted. This conviction was upheld unanimously by the Arizona Supreme Court. This together with other legal opinions elsewhere have paved the way for further use of DNA-related evidence in trials. National and international scrutiny ...
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  • Due To The Competition Between Mac And Pc, Inventions Of Computers Has Been More Rapid Than At Any Other Period Of Time Micro - 767 words
    Due to the competition between Mac and PC, inventions of computers has been more rapid than at any other period of time. Microsofts Windows has monopolized the entire personal computer industry with their operating system and that goes same for the Mac OS 8.5. Since Mac couldnt attract customers to buy their computer systems through their optimum operating system they just put out another computer named iMac to help improve their sales performance in the computer industry. Let's state the obvious: the iMac looks incredibly cool, is mindlessly easy to set up, and at $1,299 doesn't cost an arm and leg. But what's not obvious about Apple's futuristic design is that it leaves the past behind, sa ...
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  • Ecommerce - 1,144 words
    Ecommerce E-Commerce With the astonishing growth of the Internet, many companies are finding new and exciting ways to expand upon their business opportunities. There are very few successful companies that do not use computers in their everyday business activities, which also means there are few companies that do not use e-commerce. To emphasize the point that the effect of the Internet is so widespread in today's business communities, one online article stated that more than 100000 companies have Internet addresses, and 20000 companies have home pages on the Internet as of February 1999 (DataQuest, 1999). These numbers have more than tripled since 1995, and the trend shows no signs of slowin ...
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  • Florida Panther - 1,744 words
    Florida Panther As the deer fed at the marsh's edge, it's tail flickering as it nibbled tender and ripe green growth. Then the nervous animal pauses in it's feeding and lifted its head to listen. Whatever hint of danger the deer had sensed was ignored once the threat could not be located. It stamped a forefoot, lowered its head and began to eat once more, this deer had failed to detect a Florida panther that was downwind (going into the wind) crouched low in the underbrush. Amber eyes however, estimated the distance between himself and the deer. Then at the right moment attacked the deer, with bounds at over twenty feet at a time the panther exploded out of the underbrush pouncing on the dee ...
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  • Introduction Of Networking - 1,316 words
    ... ed together from several LAN's. This would make the network a WAN. It has ports on it just like a hub does. The router will enable data to be sent from LAN to LAN in the WAN. It is like a big relay station. It gets a signal from LAN1 and finds out that the signal needs to be sent to LAN2. It does so fast it is instantaneous. CABLE No picture available. The cable that is the highway for networks is fairly basic. It is known as CAT5. Which means it is a Category 5 class cable. There are different Categories for cables. The lower the Category generally means a decrease in how much data can travel through it, which means slower speeds for the network. The cable has 8 strands of wire inside i ...
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  • Linux Networking Capabilities - 620 words
    Linux Networking Capabilities Linux is a Unix clone written from scratch by Linus Torvalds with assistance from a loosely-knit team of hackers across the Net. It aims towards POSIX compliance. It has all the features expected in a modern fully-fledged Unix, including true multitasking, virtual memory, shared libraries, demand loading, shared copy-on-write executables, proper memory management and TCP/IP networking. It runs mainly on 386/486/586-based PCs, using the hardware facilities of the 386-processor family to implement these features. Ports to other architectures are underway. Linux is freely available, and no one is required to register their copies with any central authority, so it i ...
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  • Mp And The Music Industry - 1,254 words
    Mp3 And The Music Industry Imagine a world where you did not go to the music store and buy a CD. You would have $15 extra in your pocket every time. Now you ask 'why would I not go out and buy CD's? I like to hear groups I like'. The answer is simple. There is something new out there in the world that makes it possible for you to never buy a CD again. There is only one catch: it's illegal. Illegal in the sense that you are committing copyright infringement every time you participate in this new format. Mp3 is this file format. Ever since CD drives were put into computers, people have recorded songs into their computers to listen to while they worked. The quality was decent to horrible, depen ...
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  • Napster - 690 words
    Napster The Napster Revolution Have you ever listened to your favorite song on the radio and recorded it? I remember when I would sit next to the radio and listen to it for hours at-a-time, just so that I could record my favorite songs off the radio. Now with computers and the Internet, I would go all over the Internet to look for songs, but only some of the time I was successful. Then I ran into a program called Napster, which made my music search much easier. Have you ever download free music off the Internet? Statistics say that 59% of people that download free music from the Internet, end up buying the music. Recently, there was a lawsuit made by the Recording Industry Association of Ame ...
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  • Napster - 804 words
    Napster In order to find out why problem arouse in music industry around the Napster, we need to find out what is Napster? Napster is a database program that located on a computer server in San Mateo, CA. Napster community have more than 38 million users. Each of these 38 million users include in their computers variety of songs in MP3 format. The songs range from every musical type from classical to rap. Consumers use compact discs to make their own MP3 files, and then add them to their shared music profile in their Napster software. Again, Napster does not hold the copyrighted material on their servers; it is stored on the computer of users. The people are controlling what music they share ...
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  • Napster - 909 words
    Napster The problems faced by Napster and how it affects us. INTRODUCTION Shawn Fanning let his closely cropped coiffure grow a bit shaggy, so his friends started calling him nappy. That evolved into a new nickname, Napster, which became the Internet handle he used in chat rooms. After sharing tips on guitar playing, Fanning told two cyberpals about a revolutionary software program he was working on. Encouraged by his new friends, he wrote the program and the idea attracted a sizable cash donation from a family friend. So he quit college, moved from Harwich, Mass., to Silicon Valley, and started a company together with his two buddies. That was sevral months ago. Today, 19-year-old Fanning a ...
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  • Napster, The Internet, And Mp3s - 1,066 words
    Napster, The Internet, And Mp3s The Internet. It is a vast network of millions of users, surfing and sharing billions of files, all day, every day. This scares many copyright holders out of their minds. After all, there is virtually no one to protect these copyright holders from the misuse of their intellectual property - certainly not the dinosaur that is our government. But, as Scott Sullivan, writer for The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin stated, "as history has proven, freedom and technological and societal advances usually come with a price." The price society is paying for the Internet is a loss of copyright protection by laws for their intellectual material. Take Napster for instance. It ...
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  • Napstercom - 1,226 words
    Napster.Com Napster.com The Napster software (http://www.napster.com), launched early in 1999, allows internet users to share and download MP3 files directly from any computer connected to the Napster network. The software is used by downloading a client program from the Napster site and then connecting to the network through this software, which allows sharing (uploading and downloading) of MP3 files between all users connected to the network. While Napster does not condone copyright infringement, there is no opportunity in the software to stop this, or for royalties to be paid to artists whose songs are being duplicated for free. Unlike similar file-sharing applications (Gnutella, Freenet) ...
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  • Napstercom - 1,197 words
    ... e would be more likely to purchase them. In this case, Napster could continue, serving it's purpose as a 'try before you buy' application for the music industry. Just as people still purchase and rent videos even though they can record movies from TV and borrow tapes from friends, people will continue to buy CDs, and will be encouraged even more so if prices are reduced and extras given away with the music. Music industry players such as BMG (Bertelsmann Music Group), EMI, Sony and Universal are already launching efforts to combat Napster and take advantage of the opportunities the Internet offers (http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/6/12778.html ). These companies are launching their ow ...
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  • One Of The Subjects Of International Business That I Have A Particular Interest In Concerns The Different Payment Tools That - 2,653 words
    ... n Account An open account is one of the most inexpensive, time saving, and simplest forms of payment for an international product exchange. As the name implies there is a previous agreement between the purchaser and seller of goods as to the terms of the transaction and behavior of the parties involved. An open account works like this: The exporter sends the product overseas to the importer. The exporter sends a weekly/monthly/yearly bill to the importer. The importer pays the exporter. That is all! An open account is a very risky form of international transaction for the exporter because of the idea that the importer, upon receiving the goods, will not pay the exporter. Small compan ...
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  • Short Stories - 2,456 words
    ... little bit. She thought of her crazy idea to cut off her hair for money. Once she got her haircut off and had the money, she was so happy to buy Jim a present. They exchanged presents only to find that Jim bought her a brush set and she bought him a chain for the watch he sold for her brushes. Once again, she cried because they gave up their lovely possessions for each other and had nothing to do with their new presents. Stephen Crane, "The Open Boat" "The Open Boat" is a dramatic short story based on Stephen Crane's own real-life experience. In this short story, Crane provided biographical facts and also added a lot of description. In the story there are a lot of psychological meanings ...
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  • The Asain Finacial Crisis - 1,349 words
    The Asain Finacial Crisis The Asain Finacial Crisis The beginning of the Asian financial crisis can be traced back to 2 July 1997. That was the day the Thai Government announced a managed float of the Baht and called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for 'technical assistance'. That day the Baht fell around 20 per cent against the $US. This became the trigger for the Asian currency crisis. Within the week the Philippines and Malaysian Governments were heavily intervening to defend their currencies. While Indonesia intervened and also allowed the currency to move in a widened trading range a sort of a float but with a floor below which the monetary authority acts to defend the currency ...
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  • The Driving Way - 534 words
    The Driving Way Selecting a career path is the easiest decision one can make; I have chosen five in the nine years since high school. The problem is selecting a path and following it to completion. When I returned to school for my most recent career path, I worked hard and did well for the first several months. Then, I started staying out late with a young lady, and the amount of time that I applied to school decreased by an order of magnitude. After several weeks with her, it was apparent that my grades were going to be bad. I told my father that I was not doing well in school, and that I was going to quit school to work full time again. He surprised me when he replied, Do you remember the ...
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