Of sunshine, sparks and dreams. It was a small room that could fit four rows of chairs length wise, three across. A makeshift stage had been set in the front by pushing the furniture aside. A class room, you thought automatically. Whiteboard, projector, sitting tables.
Month: July 2017
AWS: On Demand vs Reserved EC2 instances For every start up there comes a stage when you need to rethink hosting. Sometimes the decision is driven by growth, sometimes by downtime but quite often the consideration is ongoing cost. When we started using AWS for
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Innovation lessons for startups How should startups think about Innovation? Is there a framework or innovation lessons for startups that we could follow? Is innovation within reach for young teams? Is there a path that leads to it? The transcript of my session at the
Market Analysis Crude Oil Crude oil started strong at the start of the week due to weaker USD and kept on moving north till Thursday on EIA weekly report, which depicted unexpected inventory draw down, specially a sharp draw down of gasoline inventory. However crude
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Portfolio Alpha stability and portfolio optimization models Stability and robustness of portfolio Alphas – the excess return metric – and its implication for portfolio allocation and optimization models – a short thesis on portfolio alpha stability. How stable is your portfolio alpha – introducing alpha
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This is the second in the series on the calculation of Pre-settlement Risk (PSR) & Potential Future Exposure (PFE) for FX derivatives. We extend the model we used to calculate the PSR & PFE risk measures for a call option to a forward contract and
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Pre-settlement Risk (PSR) & Potential Future Exposure (PFE) are calculated to assess counterparty credit risk for derivative transactions. PSR calculates the risk of a counterparty default at a static point in time while PFEs assess the risk over the life time of the transaction. The
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Market Analysis Crude Oil Crude oil prices remained bearish throughout the week primarily based upon news on IEA report on enhanced demand for 2H 2017, import growth in China, weaker USD, EIA inventory data plus force majeure declaration from Nigeria and trading covering their short
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Market Analysis Crude Oil Crude oil gained strength in the first two days of the week primarily on US dollar strength and firmer than expected data from China’s PMI Index. However crude prices afterwards moved south based upon concerned about over supply situation, with OPEC
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Startup Founders and Standup Comedy in Karachi. Of all the startups incubated at the Nest.io there is one that stole and broke my heart. Adil and Junaid Malik, both graduates of Nimal College, Mianawali moved to Karachi to follow their dream of building a technology