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ECB Warns Asia Risks Rising as Fed Liftoff Tests Stability

  • Chances of `abrupt risk reversal’ rising after China turmoil

  • ECB sees `prospective stress’ in shadow banking sector

The European Central Bank warned of a rapid repricing of global risk premia, focused on emerging markets, especially if the U.S. 642 more words


Be a Master Builder

“Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.”

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

A few years ago, I read Ken Follet’s The Pillars of the Earth. 495 more words

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We're Moving To Idaho

Yup, that’s the gist of it.

My husband and I are moving to Idaho. Twin Falls to be exact, and this move is, by far, the largest we have ever considered making. 543 more words


Will coffee reduce your risk of death?

I must say, the headlines stemming from this study were baffling. Isn’t it a foregone conclusion that the risk of mortality is 100% in everyone? I suppose there’s the off-chance that someone will find a fountain of youth or become a vampire or something but given how unlikely those scenarios are, it’s safe to say that we’re all going to die. 373 more words

Missing Context Is The Single Biggest Cybersecurity Threat To Every Company In The World

As is often the case, this is prompted by a FUD soaked headline. In this case IBM’s CEO, Ginni Rometty, making a grand statement that was turned into a… 1,635 more words


Unexpected bad news for turkeys

Risk is defined as the probability of something happening multiplied by consequences of its occurrence.  Engineers expend considerable time and effort in reducing the consequences of the quite probable such as ensuring the passenger compartment of a car will remain largely intact during a crash.  206 more words