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[1408.2805] Accelerated Portfolio Optimization with Conditional Value-at-Risk Constraints using a Cutting-Plane Method

Mathematics > Optimization and Control<p>Title: Accelerated Portfolio Optimization with Conditional Value-at-Risk Constraints using a Cutting-Plane …

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Video blog: How can you insulate your portfolio against major market downturns?

<b>Investing is inherently risky and, every now and again, an event occurs which takes investors by surprise</b>.<b>Take 9/11, for example, or the financial</b> …

[1408.2805v1] Accelerated Portfolio Optimization with Conditional Value-at-Risk Constraints using a Cutting-Plane Method

Mathematics > Optimization and Control<p>Title: Accelerated Portfolio Optimization with Conditional Value-at-Risk Constraints using a Cutting-Plane …

Portfolio Theory and Risk Management (Mastering Mathematical Finance) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

With its emphasis on examples, exercises and calculations, this book suits advanced undergraduates as well as postgraduates and practitioners. It …

The Big Picture: Charlemagne Capital smoothes risk out of frontier market investing with portfolio approach - Dominic Bokor-Ingram

Today's Exclusives<p>UCITs-compliant hedge funds gain in April [more]<p>Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: UCITS compliant hedge funds gained in April with the …

Smart Risk Management Improves Returns On Multi Asset Portfolios

Multi-asset portfolio risk management is difficult, but it is not impossible according to Dr. Laurence Wormald, head of research for SunGard APT.<p>His group has spent four or five years developing multi-asset risk management tools, he said, and he is guardedly optimistic about the future.<p>Financial …

How To Boost Your Bond Portfolio Without Taking On Too Much Interest Rate Risk

<b>How To Boost Your Bond Portfolio Without Taking On Too Much Interest Rate Risk (The AllianceBernstein Blog)</b><p>Investors expecting interest rates to rise are worried about their bond investments. Guy Davidson writes that there are two things municipal bond investors can do to boost income. …

Real Estate Oversupply Becoming Bigger Problem For China

If you build it they will come. Eventually. That’s been the mantra of Chinese real estate developers and their lenders who have been throwing them buckets filled with yuan for the past several years. Now, an oversupply problem in second and third tier cities promises to derail the economy by as …

Sentence Correction | GMAT Practice Questions | The Economist GMAT Tutor

Beating its wings 15 to 200 times per second, the hummingbird has the highest metabolism rate of any animal, excluding insects.<p>This is one of over …

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Great GMAT scores depend on several factors – some we cannot fully control, and others we should and must control.<p>One of the controllable factors is …

Learning to Use My Own Words - F-BOM

Photo by PazMadrid<p>I remember the exact moment I began my writing career: I was in third grade about to participate in a group discussion on writing …

It's time to get your brain in shape

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the outside, the human brain might not be much to look at. What makes it fascinating is hidden within, in the complicated circuitry of neurons that makes you who you are.<p>Scientists are trying to understand this complex network and find the key to staying sharp as we age. In the …

Study: Practice Doesn't Always Make Perfect Memories

New research suggests that repetition—while strengthening some aspects of memory—may interfere with our ability to remember nuanced, specific details.<p>It seems intuitive that if you want to remember something, repetition is the key. How many of us could have survived high school without late nights …

Scientists study child with super memory

A 60 Minutes story on people with super memories caused dozens more, including 10-year-old Jake Hausler, to come forward, giving science more …

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Why you’re wrong about communism: 7 huge misconceptions about it (and capitalism)

<b>Karl Marx, Gordon Gecko</b><p>Most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is total nonsense. Here’s a clearer picture<p>Jesse Myerson<p>February 2, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>As the commentary around the recent deaths of Nelson Mandela, Amiri Baraka and Pete Seeger made abundantly clear, most …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Microsoft hires its own chief economist, from Google

Microsoft this morning announced a new position of chief economist inside the company, and named Preston McAfee — most recently Google’s director of …

Why Economists Study War In Times Of Peace

<b>TOULOUSE</b> — <b></b>Strange days, as we mark the beginning of the end of World War II in Normandy, just before commemorating the outbreak of World War I. These …

Housing Market Fake-Outs Stump Economists

Many homebuyers have been throwing down cold hard cash for their entire house purchase in recent years. Some are baby-boomers who sold a bigger house and are downsizing. Some are investors. Others are from outside the U.S.<p>"Top of the list in terms of cash sales in the first quarter was Florida, …

Why I Can't Be Both an Economist and a Liberal

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- In today's America, I can't be both an economist and a liberal.<p>Economists should be bound by facts and reason. And I can't do …

What Stiglitz Misses On Inequality: The Responsibility Of Economists

It is not a novel thought that each profession is acutely aware of the problems caused by others but is often unconscious of the problems for which it is responsible. The education system stifles learning by teaching to the test. Doctors and pharmaceutical companies prescribe medicines that cause …