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Obama spars with Xi over trade and Syria; Global business barometer; Oscar nominations 2012: if posters told the truth – in pictures; The mathematical equation that caused the banks to crash
February 17, 2012 2:04 by p.deleon
The Black-Scholes equation was the mathematical justification for the trading that plunged the world’s banks into catastrophe. Check out Ian Stewart is emeritus professor of mathematics at the University of Warwick take on the issue in this article from The Guardian.
Looking for some good news? According to the global business barometer from The Economist, business people around the world are still gloomy about the outlook for the global economy, but they are a bit less gloomy than they were last October, according to The Economist/FT survey of over 1,500 senior executives, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
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Obama spars with Xi over trade and Syria
|Visiting Chinese vice-president told of US disappointment over his country’s decision to join Russia in UN veto.|
The Oscars are a week away and we don’t know about you but Kipp has been trying to keep up with the nominees. We’ve been watching a lot of cinema these days, which is why we really find this group of parody posters—rather funny.