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Alfred Winslow Jones: 1900–1989: Financial Hippie

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes Alfred Winslow Jones and the development of the first hedge fund.


Margins and Iterations

Timothy Williamson

in Knowledge and its Limits

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256563
eISBN:
9780191598678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925656X.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The anti‐luminosity argument is used to refute the KK principle that if one knows and one knows that one knows, or at least is in a position to know that one knows. Further iterations of knowledge ... More


Introduction

Isidore Cyril Cannon

in Public Success, Private Sorrow: The Life and Times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and Pioneer Translator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099616
eISBN:
9789882207301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099616.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Several specialists in Chinese recognize Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor as the translator who provided the only full English version of the San Kuo chih Yen-i entitled Romance of the Three Kingdoms. ... More


Identity and Margin

Hugh Epstein

in Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the three great mature works in which Hardy and Conrad most fully explore the indeterminate sensory boundaries between individual organisms and their circumambient world. The ... More


Introduction: Toward a Theory of the Machine

Michael Fisch

in An Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo's Commuter Train Network

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226558417
eISBN:
9780226558691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558691.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The introduction lays out key methodological contributions and concepts. It does so by first delineating the spatiotemporal gap that train operators maintain in the commuter train network between ... More


Three Point Zero: Transcendence

Alexander Somek

in The Cosmopolitan Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199651535
eISBN:
9780191747878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651535.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

Constitutionalism 3.0 pushes the constitutional project beyond national bounds. It thereby represents the most perfect mediation of the universal idea of equal liberty with particular realizations. ... More


“A Brief Note in the Margin”: Virginia Woolf and Annotating

Amanda Golden

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores Virginia Woolf's practice and views of annotation by focusing on her essay “Writing in the Margin,” her annotations in her copy of Agamemnon, and a depiction of annotation in ... More


Suspect Rebels

Meir Shahar

in The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831103
eISBN:
9780824868758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831103.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter narrates the desolation of the Shaolin Temple by the Manchu during the Qing dynasty. In particular, it discusses how a handful of martial monks had escaped to the South of China, where ... More


Prologue: Moving from the Margins

Cheryl A. Wall

in On Freedom and the Will to Adorn: The Art of the African American Essay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646909
eISBN:
9781469646923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646909.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Despite the centrality of the essay to the African American literary tradition, this genre still enjoys little critical currency. Theprologue provokes and engages the question: What is the essay? ... More


Sex versus Violence in “I, Sister-in-Law” Operas

in Opera and the City: The Politics of Culture in Beijing, 1770–1900

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778312
eISBN:
9780804782623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778312.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter concentrates on a series of performance scripts about the “sisters-in-law.” “I, Sister-in-Law” operas report the woman's estrangement from her husband, her thwarted attempt to seduce her ... More


Boom and Bust Driven by Value-at-Risk

Hyun Song Shin

in Risk and Liquidity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198847069
eISBN:
9780191884313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847069.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An example of a hedge fund illustrates a long-short strategy that maximises expected returns subject to a Value-at-Risk strategy. Balance sheet capacity depends on the measured volatility of asset ... More


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