Home | Blogs

asymptot's blog

The Bundesbank: ECB massively exceeds its mandate

It's no secret that the Germans are negative to further financial support of the weak euro countries. Germany's current strategy is inaction to the calls of introducing Eurobonds or Germany to leave the Euro. What they dread is the other option - that a weak country would leave the euro and its implications on... Germany.

Reinhart, Rogoff... and Herndon

Thomas Herndon, the UMass Amherst PHD student who discovered an Excel coding flaw in the famous paper "Growth in a Time of Debt" by economists Kenneth Rogoff and Carmen Reinhart, which had claimed that when a country's debt surpasses 90% of GDP, then growth slows precipitously, was the man of the week.

EU commissioner Olli Rehn and influential US Republican politician Paul Ryan have both quoted a 90% debt-to-GDP limit to support their austerity strategies.

1 trillion dollar platinum coin

The theory of the one trillion dollar platinum coin has been around a few years. But recently Krugman decided to take a stance pro-coin. http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/07/be-ready-to-mint-that-coin/

Should President Obama be willing to print a $1 trillion platinum coin if Republicans try to force America into default? Yes, absolutely,” Krugman wrote. “He will, after all, be faced with a choice between two alternatives: one that’s silly but benign, the other that’s equally silly but both vile and disastrous.

Asymptotix in CIOmag 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 day to go - what happens if no agreement is reached?

Read more

Install

# First make sure the system is up to date.

sudo apt-get update

apt-get update
apt-get dist-upgrade

# A quick and dirty way of setting up a lot of dependencies:

apt-get install phpmyadmin mysql-server
hostname -i

# note your IP address above, and go to http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/ should be 127.0.0.1 if localhost on your laptop for instance!
# It works!

 

if problem with phpmyadmin, ie http://localhost/phpmyadmin error:

Financial Risk Consultancy

 

The point of risk management is that it is essentially idiosyncratic but you have to understand it to see that. Idiosyncrasy is not just an inevitable by-product of differentiation; it is the essential driver of business value in the financial services brand.

Short URL
Asymptotix on Twitter

Are the key legislative pillars such as Basel II & III, UCITS IV and Solvency II forcing you to re-examine how you identify, measure and manage risk and capital?

Asymptotix work closely with our partners to help clients develop a more proactive, systematic and integrated approach to governance and risk management to deliver proper value.

Asymptotix can offer the support you need to deliver on time. Read more...
 

Is the goal of your website to sell services or products, educate, or collect data?

A positive customer experience is vital to conversion, no matter what your conversion goals may be. Our designers and developers will create a positive experience to maximize your conversions and deliver the optimal return on your investment. We strive to find the perfect balance between the web site’s design and functionality.

Asymptotix implements interactive solutions for European companies. From corporate websites to social communities, our clients will tell you an investment in building a scalable online experience will deliver long-term tangible benefits.

Based in Luxembourg we can help you all over Europe. Our multi-lingual team can work with projects and speak your language! Read more...