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Customer Loyalty: When Prior Strengths Become Your Weaknesses
We have met the enemy, and he is us. Learn how arrogance and intertia can harm previously successful companies in this excerpt from Who Stole My Customer?
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By Harvey ThompsonDec 19, 2014
Introduction to Applied Business Analytics: Integrating Business Process, Big Data, and Advanced Analytics
In this chapter, Nathaniel Lin discusses the transformational power of data, whether big or small, and likens it to the way oil transformed the twentieth century. He also shows that the power is not in data alone but also as it is being refined through analytics.
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By Nathaniel LinDec 17, 2014
Real-World Data Mining: Introduction to Analytics
Dursun Delen discusses the details of analytics, including where data mining fits in, the sudden popularity of analytics, the application areas and main challenges of analytics, and the cutting edge of analytics.
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By Dursun DelenDec 15, 2014
Fundamentals of Statistics
You can make better sense of the numbers you encounter if you learn to understand statistics. In this chapter, you begin by learning five basic words--population, sample, variable, parameter, and statistic (singular)--that identify the fundamental concepts of statistics.
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By David M. Levine, David F. StephanDec 10, 2014

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Michael ThomsettHow to Improve Your Odds with Put Ratio Backspreads

Traders tend to view the put ratio backspread as a bear strategy, because it employs puts. However, it is actually a volatility strategy.

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By Michael C. ThomsettNo CommentsDecember 18, 2012
Topics: Finance & Investing
Michael ThomsettOptions: A Holiday Poem

The month is slipping away quickly, so I thought I should hurry up and post my annual holiday options poem. Here it is ...

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By Michael C. ThomsettNo CommentsDecember 12, 2012
Topics: Finance & Investing
Michael ThomsettOptions Trading - the B-S Pricing Model

The big question, of course, is: How can we rely on a formula with a series of variables that are provably inaccurate and based on a flawed assumptions, exponentially inaccurate variables, and outdated models about the nature of options?

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By Michael C. ThomsettNo CommentsDecember 7, 2012
Topics: Finance & Investing
Michael ThomsettWilliam Shakespeare: A Sonnet about Options?

Did William Shakespeare trade options? -- from ThomsettOptions.com

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By Michael C. ThomsettNo CommentsNovember 2, 2012
Topics: Finance & Investing

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