Archives: Notes & Insight

Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID-19 mortality and healthcare demand

The global impact of COVID-19 has been profound, and the public health threat it represents is the most serious seen in a respiratory virus since the 1918‧‧‧

18/03/2020 | Posted in: Community & Education → | Read the article

“There’s No Moral Hazard In Saving The Economy From The Coronavirus”

Many business across the World are struggling to cope due to the coronavirus pandemic. Like Antoine Gara says, there’s no moral hazard in using the available tools‧‧‧

18/03/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

Credit vs Equity Market as Pandemic Risk increases

It is not the first time that, at the beginning of a financial crisis, the credit and equity markets have been sending different messages. The divergence between‧‧‧

08/03/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

What Energy Sector and High Yield Bonds sell-off is telling us?

“Energy sector bonds are bearing the brunt of the damage in high yield in the U.S., where the HYG ETF suffered massive outflows. Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Spencer‧‧‧

01/03/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

Desperation for hedges in China

“A 2,800% surge in China stock options is showing a desperation for hedges. How? In China’s $7.8 trillion ocean of equities, there are only four options contracts,‧‧‧

27/02/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

Catastrophe Bonds Signal Coronavirus Nearing Pandemic Status

According to this recent article published by Tasos Vossos on Bloomberg Markets: “The World Health Organization says the coronavirus isn’t yet a global pandemic. Bonds that insure against‧‧‧

25/02/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article

Mind-reading technology: The security and privacy threats ahead

“We already know it’s annoying to have a user name and password hacked, and worrying when it’s your bank account details that are stolen. But BCIs (Brain‧‧‧

25/02/2020 | Posted in: Data Science & Technology → | Read the article

How to talk to your children about bullying

Watching your child experience the physical and emotional pain of bullying or cyberbullying is heartbreaking.  Some parents are unsure where to begin to help protect their children‧‧‧

22/02/2020 | Posted in: Community & Education → | Read the article

Reliable Distributed Clustering with Redundant Data Assignment

Clustering is one of the most basic unsupervised learning tools developed to infer informative patterns in data. In this paper, Venkata Gandikota†, Arya Mazumdar†, and Ankit Singh‧‧‧

22/02/2020 | Posted in: Data Science & Technology → | Read the article

Inventory effects on the price dynamics of VSTOXX futures quantified via machine learning

VSTOXX index futures can be used to hedge against economic uncertainty as the underlying tracks the expected 30day volatility of the EURO STOXX 50 equity index. Daniel‧‧‧

22/02/2020 | Posted in: Investment & Finance → | Read the article
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