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 Var - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Var was formed in 1790 of a part of Lower Provence, but in 1860 it was reduced by the transfer of the district of Grasse to the newly formed département of the Alpes-Maritimes, which is why the Var River does not now flow in the département to which it gives its name. Var is bounded on the north by the département of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (the Verdon river forming the boundary), on the east by that of the Alpes-Maritimes, on the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and on the west by the département of the Bouches-du-Rhône. The Var is a diverse region encompassing mountains, beautiful ocean, plains, and valleys. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Var   (255 words)

 Orange County Value-at-Risk Case   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07) The case illustrates how VAR could have been applied to the Orange County portfolio to warn investors of the risks they were incurring. VAR is a method of assessing risk that uses standard statistical techniques routinely used in other technical fields. VAR is the maximum loss over a target horizon such that there is a low, prespecified probability that the actual loss will be larger. www.gsm.uci.edu /~jorion/oc/case.html   (2571 words)

 Value-at-Risk: VaR Measure A VaR model is the financial theory, mathematics, and logic that motivate a VaR measure. The VaR model is the intellectual link between the computations of a VaR measure and the interpretation of the output of those computations, which is the VaR metric. VaR metric An interpretation of a VaR measure. www.riskglossary.com /articles/var_measure.htm   (2569 words)

 In Defense of VAR His point is that VAR is useless because it is not perfect (unlike measures in the physical sciences). If a risk manager imposes a VAR system to penalize traders for the risks they are incurring, traders may have an incentive to "game" their VAR. Institutions that go through the process of computing their VAR are forced to confront their exposure to financial risks and to set up a proper risk management function. www.gsm.uci.edu /~jorion/oc/ntalib2.html   (1549 words)

 VAR B.V.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07) VAR has been organising group field trips for people interested in waste treatment and recycling technologies for many years. In addition, VAR arranges visits for suppliers and customers in order to give these companies and government agencies a better understanding of the waste treatment industry. Every year VAR welcomes some 50 groups from different associations, companies, municipalities, government agencies, schools, universities, etc. VAR's purpose in organising these field trips is to inform the public about the waste treatment sector and to allow people to see what goes on behind the scenes. www.var.nl /en?cat=227   (91 words)

 Var - Touring in Provence - Provence Web As the gate to the Cote d'Azur and the Alpes de Haute Provence, the departement of the Var has many visitors. is the interior of the Var formed by hills and valleys, plantations and pine forests. It's fruit, vegetables, honey (27,000 hives), lavender, thyme, and olive oil are the pride of the people who live in this region that extends from the Adrets de l'Estérel through Brignoles and on to Castellet. www.provenceweb.fr /e/var.htm   (279 words)

 RATS Procedure and Example Files This allows you to either force an orthogonalized component to hit the variables in a specific pattern (done by setting a column of the factorization), or to force that an orthogonalized component be formed from a particular linear combination of innovations (forces a row in the inverse). This is an example of the use of Gibbs sampling applied to a VAR with a standard Minnesota prior. As written, it is based upon the simple symmetric Bayesian VAR prior, with the time-variation proportional to the initial covariance matrix. www.estima.com /VAR.shtml   (758 words)

 VaR and Subadditivity VaR is also holistic in that it focuses assessment on a complete portfolio and not just the individual positions in it. VaR is expressed in the simplest and most easily understood unit of measure, namely, “lost money.” Many other measures are expressed in less transparent units, such as average period to cashflow. The failure of VaR to be subadditive is a fundamental problem because it means, in essence, that VaR has no claim to be regarded as a “proper” risk measure at all. www.fenews.com /fen40/risk-reward/risk-reward.htm   (1319 words)

 All About Value at Risk - The Role of VaR in the 1998 LTCM Liquidity Crisis Dunbar's argument that liquidation was driven by a fear of an increase in the multiplier from 3 to 4 is silly i.e. In a sense VaR was the culprit, because of its failings: (a) it does not take into account liquidity risk; (b) it ignores distributional stability issues and outlying, catastrophic risks, and the fact that financial risk is not stationary. The sense in which VaR was a culprit: too many people who look at VaR and think that is how bad it can get - rather than planning what their strategy will be once they have lost two or three times the VaR. www.gloriamundi.org /var/ltcmvar.asp   (1577 words)

 VAR Trade Mission to Japan VAR 2004 President Elect Tom Jewell, far right, presents gift to Taketsugu Sugiura, Chairman of General Affairs Division of NFRETA and on left David Macpherson, Chair of the Commercial Council/VAR, presents gift to Shinji Fukui, Senior Managing Director of NFRETA. VAR Delegation to the Summit with President of NFRETA, Kazuo Fujita. VAR President Elect Tom Jewell was recognized along with Cathy in the presenting of gifts to the major Japanese speakers. www.realtor.org /cipshome.nsf/pages/varjapan   (4248 words)

 Virginia Association Of Realtors, Homes And Rental Property For Sale Listings, VAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07) The Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR) is an association of REALTOR® members in Virginia and the Commonwealth’s largest professional trade association with over 29,500 members and 28 local affiliates. The mission of VAR is to enhance its membership's ability to achieve business success. VAR is the business advocate for REALTORS® in the Commonwealth, the visionary of the future for the industry, and a living network of Virginia real estate professionals. www.varealtor.com   (156 words)

 Var villas, villa rentals in Provence, St. Tropez villas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07) Among the departments that comprise Provence in the south of France, the Var offers a particularly charming diversity of features and Wimco delivers everything from a lovely selection of St. Tropez villas along the coast to a handful of more rural Provence villas inland amid the region’s renowned winemaking district. Villa rentals in Provence are a natural, because living here as a temporary resident and becoming one with the pace and flavor of the area’s timeless French character add a priceless dimension to your stay. The Var provides the backdrop to many of the most sought-after Provence villas, composed as it is of hills, gorges and rivers in the Massif de l’Esterel and the Massif des Maures, of the fertile Côtes-de-Provence vineyards found inland, and a dramatic coastline off which the Iles d’Hyères hover like sentinels in the Mediterranean. www.wimco.com /var.asp?vdid=518&vsdid=979&hdid=69&hsdid=0&gds=1&tr=0&gft=1&rst=0&tip=0   (314 words)

 Cyrus' Blather : Linq Specifiqs - var   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07) Var certainly is confusing, but only to people who are coming from languages with a variant type. 'var' tell us that this is the first use of a variable and that its type is being inferred at this point. However, I think that var is better only because it is shorter, and you will run less of a risk of conflicts with current code (because you are introducing a new keyword, you have this problem). blogs.msdn.com /cyrusn/archive/2005/09/28/474795.aspx   (6528 words)

 Dan Fernandez's Blog : LINQ: What is the purpose of var? If you’ve never heard of var, var is a new way to declare variables in C# 3.0 that uses implicit typing. The distinction here is that var is not the same as object, or the JavaScript “var” data type as it’s actually strongly typed, but inferred from whatever the value is being assigned. But since you cannot pass around var and its really really rare that you'll process all your data in the same method where you retrieved it using LINQ you'll anyway be forced to create a class to encapsulate the data to pass it back up to the caller blogs.msdn.com /danielfe/archive/2005/09/22/472884.aspx   (1075 words)

 VAR - Variable   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07) VAR element is used to markup variables or program arguments. VAR as italic text, but authors can suggest a rendering using style sheets. VAR is a structural element, it carries meaning, making it preferable to font style elements such as www.htmlhelp.com /reference/html40/phrase/var.html   (52 words)

 How Good is Your VaR? Using Backtesting to Assess System Performance by Carlos Blanco Given the use of VaR in regulatory compliance, asset allocation, and risk monitoring, assessing system accuracy would seem to be a critical issue. This simple method is the one required by the Basle Committee on Banking Supervision, which in order to encourage institutions to report their true VaR numbers, devised a system in which penalties are set depending on the frequency of violations. We test the RiskMetrics(tm) style VaR method, in which all holdings that fall under the class of "domestic equity" are mapped into a broad market index by scaling their market values by their betas. www.fenews.com /fen11/var.html   (1025 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07) However, these data are still included with each record in the data file and should be excluded from any analysis. The original data were recorded in millimeters (Vars. Var# refers to the order in which the variables appear in the dataset. iac.dtic.mil /hsiac/A-docs/RTRANS76.doc   (366 words)

 VAR Home Page Especially after the cancelation of the business meeting at Spring VAR due to The Great Flood, this really hampers the business of the VAR, including funding grants for cave conservation and research. Any such grotto or organization not represented at six consecutive regular VAR meetings shall be automatically dropped from the roll of voting grottoes or organizations. The motion was of course tabled for lack of a quorum and will be voted on at the next VAR meeting that achieves a quorum (hopefully next Spring). www.varegion.org /var/var.shtml   (1190 words)

 The Vermont Association of REALTORS®: Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Montpelier, Vermont, Home VAR raised almost \$20,000 for the Hurricane Katrina relief fund with the help of Ken Libby, RPAC Chair and all of the generous donations from those in attendance. Congratulations to Sonja Stevens who was voted VAR REALTOR of the Year and to all of those who were nominated. For that effort VAR was recognized throughout the day of the event as a major sponsor. www.vtrealtor.com   (460 words)

 VAR - Variable VAR is used to mark up variables, for example in discussions of computer programs. VAR will usually be rendered in a monospaced font, but multiple spaces are collapsed, unlike in PRE. This can screw up the spacing in your VAR if you want to provide more than one line. www.htmlhelp.com /reference/wilbur/phrase/var.html   (154 words)

 General Introduction to var   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07) Although you will find opinion within the var site, and although claims of impartiality are bound by human nature to fall short of the ideal in actual practice, we are not campaigning for any single viewpoint or ideology, we wish to reflect the plurality of views and interests that exist in the world at large. As you would expect, var actively seeks contributions and suggestions from all sources. Commissions are normally advertised here on the var site, and in periodicals such as artist's newsletter. www.var.ndirect.co.uk /varinfo/varintro.html   (338 words)

 Introduction to Value at Risk (VAR) - Part 1 You can see how the "VAR question" has three elements: a relatively high level of confidence (typically either 95% or 99%), a time period (a day, a month or a year) and an estimate of investment loss (expressed either in dollar or percentage terms). Institutional investors use VAR to evaluate portfolio risk, but in this introduction we will use it to evaluate the risk of a single index that trades like a stock: the Nasdaq 100 Index, which trades under the ticker QQQ. There are three methods of calculating VAR: the historical method, the variance-covariance method and the Monte Carlo simulation. www.investopedia.com /articles/04/092904.asp   (1360 words)

 Value at Risk - VaR A technique used to estimate the probability of portfolio losses based on the statistical analysis of historical price trends and volatilities. VaR is commonly used by banks, security firms, and companies that are involved in trading energy and other commodities. VaR is able to measure risk while it happens and is an important consideration when firms make trading or hedging decisions. www.investopedia.com /terms/v/var.asp   (204 words)

 Linux: var - Linux File System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07) Variable data for local programs (i.e., programs that have been installed by the system administrator) that are installed in /usr/local (as opposed to a remotely mounted '/var' partition). Note that even locally installed programs should use the other /var directories if they are appropriate, e.g., /var/lock. Many programs follow a convention to create a lock file in /var/lock to indicate that they are using a particular device or file. www.linuxforum.com /linux-filesystem/var.html   (1649 words)

 VAR Element | var Object (Internet Explorer - DHTML) Click a tab on the left to choose the type of member you want to view. The actual formatting of a VAR element is determined by the browser. This example uses the VAR element to render the word "filename" in italic font style. msdn.microsoft.com /workshop/author/dhtml/reference/objects/VAR.asp   (3978 words)

 VAR - a Whatis.com definition - see also: value-added reseller VAR - a Whatis.com definition - see also: value-added reseller Depending on sales and installation requirements, the VAR could choose whether or not to identify OS/390 as part of the package. Also see OEM (original equipment manufacturer), a company that includes hardware components from other companies in its own product. search390.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid10_gci213274,00.html   (112 words)

 VAR DISCOVERY Province of the Var (France - 83 - Région *For discover the province, please, return you on MAP VAR to choose a stroll, a city or one village ; *INFO VAR gives you general information about the province, useful websites and phone numbers. perso.wanadoo.fr /var.decouverte/anglais/indexva.htm   (133 words)

 Linux VAR HOWTO VAR ID: Hong Kong, Genesis Systems Int'l Ltd. VAR ID: Malaysia, Malaysian Linux Competency Center Sdn. VAR ID: US, NON United States, Telenet System Solutions, Inc. www.tldp.org /HOWTO/VAR-HOWTO.html   (161 words)

 VAR - LoveToKnow Article on VAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07) It was formed in 1790 of a part of Lower Provence, but in 1860 it was reduced by the transfer of the district of Grasse to the newly formed department of the Alpes Maritimes, which is the reason why the Var does not now flow in the department to which it gives its name. It is bounded N. by the department of the Basses Alpes (the Verdon river forming the boundary), E. by that of the Alpes Maritimes (the Siagne stream forming the limit), S. by the Mediterranean, and W. by the department of the Bouches du Rhne. (W. To properly cite this VAR article in your work, copy the complete reference below: 54.1911encyclopedia.org /V/VA/VAR.htm   (523 words)

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