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PAREXEL International Corporation (PRXL)

PAREXEL International Corporation (PAREXEL) is a biopharmaceutical services company, providing a range of expertise in clinical research, medical communications, consulting, and advanced technology products and services to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. It operates it three segment Clinical Research Services (CRS), PAREXEL Consulting and Medical Communications Services (PCMS) and Perceptive Informatics, Inc.

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CA Technologies (CA) Profile and Research

CA, Inc. (CA) is an independent enterprise information technology (IT) management software and solutions company. CA develops and delivers software and services. The Company operates in three segment Mainframe Solutions, Enterprise Solutions and Services. CA Technologies markets its solutions through direct sales force, as well as indirectly through its partners. ...

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Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (BAH) – NYSE Research

About Booz Allen Hamilton Booz Allen Hamilton is a leading provider of management consulting, technology, and engineering services to the U.S. government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations, institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. Booz Allen is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, employs more than 23,000 people, and had ...

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Virgin Galactic Now Accepting Bitcoins for Space Travel

Sir Richard Branson announced that his commercial space flight venture Virgin Galactic will accept the currency for space flights. Branson said that one passenger, a female flight attendant from Hawaii, has already purchased a Virgin Galactic ticket using bitcoins and he expects “many more to follow in her footsteps.” Branson ...

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Gold Lattest News

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Deutsche (DB), Barclays (BCS), Scotiabank (BNS), HSBC, and SocGen (OTCPK:SCGLY sued over gold price manipulation European Council to meet Thursday about Ukraine April gold up $30.80, or 2.3%, at $1,352.40/oz Gold futures are surging in the wake of the crisis in Ukraine, and that’s giving precious metals miners a big ...

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Z

Z-Bond A CMO tranche that resembles a Zero Coupon Bond and ordinarily has neither the first, nor the last claim on the CMO’s underlying cash flows and asset value. Hence, the Z-Bond has significant Credit Risk and Market Risk . ZENS Zero-coupon exchangeable notes. Equity-linked notes that pay at maturity ...

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Y

Yankee market The U.S. foreign market. The market in the U.S. for securities that non U.S . companies and governments issue. Example: Some shares of Nomura Securities trade in New York in the Yankee market. Yard Definition: One billion units of a currency. Usage: “I’ve got a customer who wants ...

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X

Xerxes The sensitivity of Convexity to a change in yield. The “Convexity” of Modified Duration The third derivative of a financial instrument’s value with respect to its yield. Hedging so that Xerxes equals zero is one step beyond Convexity hedging, which is itself one step beyond matching durations of one’s ...

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W

Warrant An option that a corporation issues, with its own shares as the underlying asset. The crucial implication is that exercise of the option changes the number of claims against the corporation’s assets. Thus, the pricing equations for Call (Put) Warrants and ordinary Call (Put) Options differ by the dilution ...

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V

Value date 1. In the Eurodeposit and FX markets, the delivery date for funds traded. For the spot market it would be the spot date, ordinarily two business days after the transaction. For the forward market it would be a future delivery date. In the bond market (usually), the date ...

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