Your company’s finances are the most quantified part of your business, so when it comes to due diligence as part of a potential sale, it’s almost always going to be a primary focus for the buyer. However, even without an impending sale, finance should be an aspect of your business that receives an appropriate amount
Back in March, I posted the slides to my talk at the Silicon Valley Reinvent Law event - Law's Future from Finance's Past. Last week, we posted the video online; you can watch below. Michael Bommarito - Law’s Future from Finance’s Past from ReInvent Law Channel on Vimeo.
Live from ReInvent Law Silicon Valley, where I gave an Ignite-style talk drawing analogy to law's future from finance's past. Slides embedded below and video forthcoming:
In my last post on CloudSearch and eDiscovery, I described something like “Google” for eDiscovery emails. FedEx or DropBox your data to an eDiscovery service provider like myself, and rest assured that you’ll soon have a powerful, web-based user interface for searching and visualizing your digital discovery materials. As a technical follow-up to
Two new papers on SSRN: Measuring EU integration through sovereign debt & Exploring relationships between headnotes in the Supreme Court
What do you do with that unfinished paper? You know, the one that's 50% there but you don't have the time to finish. Or maybe it's the one that's 80% there, but you don't want to deal with the inevitable two years of revise-and-resubmit. This problem gets even harder when you decide to leave academia. I
The chart says it all, with nuclear winning by two orders of magnitude (via ManyEyes).
Well, so much for that #march11 #Saudi day of rage. Whether it was really the "tempest in a teacup" that Prince Al-Waleed suggested on CNBC (video below, transcript here) or not, the oil complex and Saudi markets seem to have shrugged off much of the risk that was priced in after Thursday's rumors of shots.
Having spent more time than I'd like to recall in rooms with economists, political scientists, and law professors of various stripes and names, this Marginal Revolution post really formalized many of my feelings about current academic research agendae. That said, the critiques are all "in-the-box" and fairly benign relative to something like "your building-block models
Here's an OCR'd version of the list of Borders stores that are closing. Now you can copy-paste that table into Excel. Borders Chapter 11 Exhibit A - List of Store Closures (OCR)
Paper: Quantifying and Modeling Long-Range Cross-Correlations in Multiple Time Series with Applications to World Stock Indices
Here's another econophysics paper from H. Eugene Stanley and crew: D. Wang, B. Podobnik, D. Horvatić, H. E. Stanley. Quantifying and Modeling Long-Range Cross-Correlations in Multiple Time Series with Applications to World Stock Indices. In my opinion, the primary contribution of the paper isn't really their method. The "global factor model" seems like the same