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Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,297
Posted By campbell
Also, poor risk management on AAE's part. ...

Also, poor risk management on AAE's part.

Having one organizational member contribute 40% of the revenue? That's asking for trouble. The risk of that member going away should have been...
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 08:25 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,297
Posted By campbell
Well, if it's ungentlemanly behavior, somebody...

Well, if it's ungentlemanly behavior, somebody should smack somebody else with some kid gloves.

Pistols at dawn!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 313
Posted By campbell
So, a few people on this thread have taught...

So, a few people on this thread have taught before.

The lecture component of standard classes can totally be replaced by videos of the best teachers. I do not dispute that.

The thing is: most...
Forum: Diversions Yesterday, 07:30 PM
Replies: 204,942
Views: 13,841,910
Posted By campbell
get a room

get a room
Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 35,263
Posted By campbell
risk-sharing ...

risk-sharing

https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/MFC-2020-Boyd-Chen-Yin_2020-07-10.pdf
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10,172
Views: 786,778
Posted By campbell
Seems to me the type of people who go to parties...

Seems to me the type of people who go to parties are most likely going to have a rate >1%.

But figuring out the n for which .99^n < 50%, which is n > -ln(2)/ln(.99)... so n >= 69.

69 people.
Forum: Corporate Finance and ERM (CFE) Track Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,493
Posted By campbell
It looks like the link moved [sometime since...

It looks like the link moved [sometime since 2013]: https://www.coursera.org/learn/wharton-accounting

If you've never had an accounting course before [and I hadn't -- I taught myself from a text],...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:46 AM
Replies: 22,143
Views: 2,552,187
Posted By campbell
What I find interesting is that there are two...

What I find interesting is that there are two types of earwax... and I just learned that the gene that distinguishes the two has been identified:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earwax#Physiology
...
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 28,303
Posted By campbell
Comprehensiveness does seem to be a hobby for...

Comprehensiveness does seem to be a hobby for him:
https://amzn.to/3fs0WZJ


Also, I want to see his inventory.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 07-13-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 279,916
Posted By campbell
https://www.ai-cio.com/news/new-ownership-mcclatch...

https://www.ai-cio.com/news/new-ownership-mcclatchy-offloads-1-4-billion-pension-assets-pbgc/?apos=2_art&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=CIOAlert
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10,172
Views: 786,778
Posted By campbell
re: the Surgisphere & Lancet fiasco ...

re: the Surgisphere & Lancet fiasco

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31528-2/fulltext
Forum: Finance - Investments 07-13-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 266,544
Posted By campbell
This is a year old, but still relevant ...

This is a year old, but still relevant

https://www.franklintempleton.com/investor/article?contentPath=html/ftthinks/en-us-retail/municipal-bonds/when-full-faith-and-credit-falls-flat.html

...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 07-13-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 330,690
Posted By campbell
https://larson.house.gov/media-center/press-releas...

https://larson.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/larson-introduces-bill-prevent-social-security-benefit-cuts-due-covid-19
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10,172
Views: 786,778
Posted By campbell
It didn't sound like this was related to...

It didn't sound like this was related to mutations.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,692
Posted By campbell
Here is the official list by jurisdiction: ...

Here is the official list by jurisdiction:
http://www.ncbex.org/ncbe-covid-19-updates/july-2020-bar-exam-jurisdiction-information/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,692
Posted By campbell
A bunch of different states are taking different...

A bunch of different states are taking different approaches to their summer exam sitting.

Some states have kept their original dates and still administering in person.

Some have delayed the...
Forum: Finance - Investments 07-13-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,687
Posted By campbell
https://burypensions.wordpress.com/2020/07/10/new-...

https://burypensions.wordpress.com/2020/07/10/new-jersey-to-borrow-up-to-9-9-billion/
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 07-13-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15,040
Views: 1,581,077
Posted By campbell
There is not enough Miss Dunstable in this novel...

There is not enough Miss Dunstable in this novel -- I think Trollope dropped her in early, pulled her back for the bulk of the middle, and now has a promise of a love match for her after abruptly...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,692
Posted By campbell
Rather than add to the SOA-COVID threads, thought...

Rather than add to the SOA-COVID threads, thought you might be interested in what's going on with the bar exam...
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10,172
Views: 786,778
Posted By campbell
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA ...

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/12/us/coronavirus-pittsburgh-pennsylvania.html
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10,172
Views: 786,778
Posted By campbell
https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-53368768 ...

https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-53368768



https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/07/two-months-after-infection-covid-19-symptoms-persist/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10,172
Views: 786,778
Posted By campbell
More on that lack of immunity being built up: ...

More on that lack of immunity being built up:

https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/07/13/1005103/immunity-to-covid-19-could-disappear-in-months-a-new-study-suggests/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10,172
Views: 786,778
Posted By campbell
https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/07/11/100508...

https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/07/11/1005087/coronavirus-airborne-fighting-wrong-way/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10,172
Views: 786,778
Posted By campbell
It sounds like vaccines could be ineffective,...

It sounds like vaccines could be ineffective, too, under this same fact pattern.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-12-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10,172
Views: 786,778
Posted By campbell
https://www.businessinsider.com/sweden-coronavirus...

https://www.businessinsider.com/sweden-coronavirus-cases-deaths-fall-not-mean-lockdown-plan-worked-2020-7
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