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Article of Interest – The Cost of Safety

Safety first is the name of the game for many investors right now. And with wild day-to-day swings in the markets and hugely divergent performances by securities within the same asset class, who can blame them?

Tolerance for risk is at extremely low ebb, a development reflected in the fact that yields on risk-free assets are at historic lows?in the case of US Treasury bills at levels not seen since World War II.

Yet this risk-averse behaviour masks one of the paradoxes of investment.

In good economic times, when comfort levels are high, the expected return from risk assets is less favourable. In those times, the cost of our willingness to take a risk is a lower expected return.

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Summer is here! And with it is coming new technology from Microsoft that will affect how we design and build infrastructure and applications.Come and join Chris Auld (Microsoft Regional Director) and Jeremy Boyd (Microsoft Regional Director) along with local, Beric Holt, as they set up a solution entirely on Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and host an application built in Visual Studio 2008 and .Net 3.5 over a two hour period. (more…)

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Introduction to Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Dunedin 28/11/2007
Gather at 5:30pm, starting at 6:00pm (finishing 7:30pm)
Catering: Pizza and drinks will be served prior to the presentation commencing.
Door Charge: FREE
Venue: Centre for Innovation, University of Otago (downstairs seminar room), 87 St David Street
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