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Forum: General Actuarial 10-29-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 47,569
Posted By Freebird
Here's what the letter says about that: You may...

Here's what the letter says about that: You may only vote on these bylaws changes by clicking on the link in the email you will receive, or, if you receive a paper ballot, by returning that before...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-12-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,292
Posted By Freebird
Speaking as a newly retired SOA member with too...

Speaking as a newly retired SOA member with too much time on my hands, I thought I would chime in here, since most of the postings are from CAS members. :-)

Considering just the poll results,...
Forum: Finance - Investments 03-13-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,468
Posted By Freebird
Thanks for the tip, Mr. Platitudes. I like the...

Thanks for the tip, Mr. Platitudes. I like the play on words in your name, by the way. :tup:

I'll ask a Bloomberg user if those rates are still available, or if they ever were. I am told the...
Forum: Finance - Investments 03-13-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,468
Posted By Freebird
Project Monthly LIBOR rates for 40 years

I am trying to interpolate and extrapolate the table of LIBOR spot rates below. The LIBOR spot rates are listed as overnight, 1 month, 2 month, 3 month, 6 month and 12 month. I do not list the...
Forum: Finance - Investments 03-08-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,447
Posted By Freebird
Thanks, Mr. Nerd! :tup: I will give your...

Thanks, Mr. Nerd! :tup:

I will give your approach a try and let you know if i have any questions.
Forum: Finance - Investments 03-08-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,447
Posted By Freebird
Bootstrapping to get LIBOR forward rates

It's been a really long time since I have dealt with the bootstrapping technique for LIBOR forward rates. A Google search didn't get me anything I could use off the rack, so I thought I would try...
Forum: Software & Technology 03-07-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By Freebird
Bootstrapping to get forward rates from LIBOR

It's been a really long time since I have dealt with the bootstrapping technique for LIBOR forward rates. A Google search didn't get me anything I could use off the rack, so I thought I would try...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-05-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,212
Views: 112,178
Posted By Freebird
Coinbase. Never been hacked.

Coinbase. Never been hacked.
Forum: Software & Technology 12-07-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
Thanks for the helpful advice, Arlie. I will keep...

Thanks for the helpful advice, Arlie. I will keep that in mind. :tup:
Forum: Software & Technology 12-06-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
Thanks for the helpful advice, Arlie, and for the...

Thanks for the helpful advice, Arlie, and for the code.

I think Access would be fine with the extra carriage returns (why do they still call them that? Do they even make typewriters any more? :-)...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-05-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
Thanks for the comment, Sleeping Dragon. ...

Thanks for the comment, Sleeping Dragon.

Yes, I found an expression in one of the fields that referred to [Current Year], and I could not find that variable. Hence, the parameter input for...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-05-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
Now that I have all this helpful information, I...

Now that I have all this helpful information, I went back to Excel and Access to build the macro. The first thing I found out was that I can't find where the parameter is input in Access. The Access...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-30-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
That's a great suggestion, BadWolf. Thanks! :tup:...

That's a great suggestion, BadWolf. Thanks! :tup:

You might consider changing your screen name to GoodWolf. :lol:
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
Very helpful, act_123. Thanks! I don't...

Very helpful, act_123. Thanks!

I don't actually use SQL itself, even though we still use Access a lot. Thus, I can't write OLAP functions, but it looks like I am good to go with PowerPivot. :tup:
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
OK, yeah, that makes sense. Thanks for the...

OK, yeah, that makes sense. Thanks for the suggestion! :guitarwo:
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
This is really good stuff, dumples. Thanks!...

This is really good stuff, dumples. Thanks! :clap:

The entire actuarial department is now on 2016, and we don't normally have people outside the department run our macros. But I do see your point...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
Thanks for sharing, dumples! :tup:

Thanks for sharing, dumples! :tup:
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
Thanks for the tip, dumples. I see what...

Thanks for the tip, dumples.

I see what they were saying about declaring an object at the start. I do always use Option Explicit, so I am forced to declare variables. Will this require me to...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
Thanks. That helps a lot. :tup: Regarding...

Thanks. That helps a lot. :tup:

Regarding Powerpivot, I am surprised that you said it was a lot cleaner and easier than a macro. I'm a pretty old-school guy, but I never thought macros would...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
Thanks for the tip, SlowMotionWalter. Would you...

Thanks for the tip, SlowMotionWalter. Would you be able to share any of your VBA code?
Forum: Software & Technology 11-28-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Freebird
Importing Query into Excel using ADODB

I am trying to import an Access query into Excel using VBA, but with a parameter. For example, the Access query I am trying to import asks the user for a valuation year, such as 2017.

I have...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-21-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,403
Posted By Freebird
It wasn't clear to me. You should use red font.

It wasn't clear to me. You should use red font.
Forum: General Actuarial 11-21-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,403
Posted By Freebird
Thank you for being the voice of reason on this...

Thank you for being the voice of reason on this issue, Cooke. I hear lots of complaints about fees going up; and if you really think about it, the impact on most actuaries' lives is zero.

Honestly...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-16-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,065
Posted By Freebird
That video is hilarious, Marcie, but it makes a...

That video is hilarious, Marcie, but it makes a very good point that relates to this discussion. Thank you for sharing. :tup:
Forum: General Actuarial 11-15-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,065
Posted By Freebird
Hey MPC, the recording is 90 minutes. Is there a...

Hey MPC, the recording is 90 minutes. Is there a portion of the presentation we can skip to that relates to this case?
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