• Barrels Per Day Energy Oil Artic
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    Skyrocketing gas prices, Middle Eastern controversy, and plans to drill for oil in the Artic, have regenerated nationwide interest in finding new ways to make the United States less dependent on fossil fuels. In Florida where there were 14. 5 million motor vehicles registered in 2003 making them the third largest energy consuming state, according to the Energy Information Administration. Floridians revere their environment and loathe the possibility of drilling along its coast. "We want it but w...
  • Dell Built To Order
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    Dell Computers was founded by Michael Dell, who started selling personal computers out of his dorm room as a freshman at the University of Texas. Michael Dell would buy parts wholesale, assembled them into clones (exact replicas) of IBM computers, and sold them by mail order to customers who did not want to pay the higher prices charged by retailers. Michael Dell was soon making 80, 000 dollars a month profit and in 1984 Michael dropped out of university to found Dell Computers. Michael formed i...
  • Efficient Market Theory A Cont
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    Abstract According to the Efficient Market Theory, it should be extremely difficult for an investor to develop a 'system' that consistently selects stocks that exhibit higher than normal returns over a period of time. It should also not be possible for a company to 'cook the books' to misrepresent the value of stocks and bonds. An analysis of current literature, however, indicates that companies can and do 'beat the system' and manipulate information to make stocks appear to perform above averag...
  • Community Responsibilities Make Decisions
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    Do you believe that our community should have leaders, or do you believe that everybody should be truly equal in our environment? The United States is living in an environment where there is a small group of leaders that make decisions for everyone else. When you hear somebody say they are going to make decisions for you, you might be thinking you would have to tale that decision no matter what. Well, that's wrong, there is still an opportunity on weather you have to take the decision or not. Th...
  • Mughal Empire Akbar Mughals Power
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    The greatest flourishing of northern Indian culture, art, and imperial strength undoubtedly took place during the reign of the Mughal monarchs of the 16 th and 17 th centuries. The Mughals were Central Asian descendents of the great Mongol warriors Gengis Khan and Timur. The Mughals seized power and held on to it by using various methods. The system of government used by the Mughals was also efficient in helping the Mughals to hold on to their power. But the Mughals didn t flourish too long, aft...
  • Energy Efficient Housing Water Heat Air
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    Energy Efficient Building Windows Energy efficient windows have multiple layers of glass. The reason for this is because the more layers of glass you have the better it insulates the house. Three or four layers of glass are one of the best because you have more airspace in between layers. A smaller airspace doesn't insulate the building as well as a thicker airspace would. The thickest an airspace should be is 1 inch because any thicker than that will cause the glass of the window to no longer ...
  • Efficient Market Theory A Contradiction Of Terms
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    Abstract According to the Efficient Market Theory, it should be extremely difficult for an investor to develop a 'system' that consistently selects stocks that exhibit higher than normal returns over a period of time. It should also not be possible for a company to 'cook the books' to misrepresent the value of stocks and bonds. An analysis of current literature, however, indicates that companies can and do 'beat the system' and manipulate information to make stocks appear to perform above averag...
  • Education The Student Knowledge Students Teacher
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    Let us define a student to be someone who makes a study of something. Furthermore, allow study to be defined as the active pursuit of knowledge. For instance, someone who studies because they crave the acquisition of a particular knowledge is doing so actively, whereas someone who studies because they are required (i. e. the college student who is attending college solely for the purpose of a degree) is not. Integrating the two definitions, we deduce that a student is someone who actively pursue...
  • Investment Theory In Practice
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    This assignment is concerned with your understanding of the key issues relative to portfolio analysis and investment. In completing this assignment you are to limit your scope to the US stock markets only. Use the Cybrary, the Internet, and course resources to write a 2-page essay which you will use with new clients of your financial planning business which addresses the following issues and / or practices: o How individual investors make investment decisions in practice rather than in theory; a...
  • Technology And Happiness People Make Modern
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    Technology has changed our lives but, has it made our lives any better? Some believe technology makes people happier because, people always want to upgrade their electronics to new, more efficient pieces of equipment. People have been progressing for thousands of years, and we still are. Researchers are always looking to improve current technology and come up with modern, efficient devices to improve our lives. If society were to stop emerging with new inventions, I feel we would be very unhappy...
  • Industrial Engineering Engineers Materials Design
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    Industrial Engineering Industrial Engineering is concerned with the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, materials, equipment, information, and energy in the most efficient manner possible. Efficiency is one of an engineers major concerns. Being able to complete the job, solve the problem, and put the solution in process are all very important, but making the process efficient allows less waste and more profit. It draws upon specialized knowledge and skill in th...
  • Hydroelectric Vs Nuclear Power
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    Together nuclear power plants and hydroelectric dams provide about 50% of the power generated for the United States doing so in a clean and efficient manner. Both systems have their ups and down, radiation and disrupting ecosystems for example, but their benefits far outweigh the small risks and problems they create. We have progressed in leaps and bounds in power development making these two much safer and efficient than most other ways to generate electricity. Hydroelectric dams create a subst...
  • Fight For A Place In The First
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    Fight For A Place in the First Efficient Cause Who and what is God? Why do some people adamantly conclude that a God exists? St. Aquinas goes from believing that there must be an efficient first cause to the conclusion that God is that cause. Why must Aquinas make such an extraordinary jump from there being a cause, to assuming that this cause must be God? In a scientific point of view, wouldn't it be just as plausible to make matter the first cause? After all, according to the Law of Conservati...
  • Supply Chain Management Companies Mart Wal
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    "Supply chain management is the flow of goods, services, and information from the initial sources of materials and services to the delivery of products and activities occur in the same organization or in other organizations" (Horngren 695). This approach enables Regal Marine (R. M) to be highly effective, efficient, and profitable. More over supply chain management effectively manage your supply chain by synchronizing the demand for your products with your production capabilities, optimizing you...
  • Communism Exploitation Class Practice
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    Communism is a very abortive political theory. It has never been in practice in the United States of America. It has usually been placed in practice among very unstable political environments such as Cuba and China. The general consensus on communism is that it's a very good idea but falls short in practice because people have and always like to make decisions for themselves. Karl Marx is known as the "Father" of communism. He is recognized for this because in 1848 he wrote the Communist Manife...
  • Competition And Economic Efficiency
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    Efficiency: refers to the relationship between the value of the benefit relative to the costs incurred to obtain the benefit. An activity is efficient if the total benefit exceeds the total cost. An outcome is efficient if there is no other outcome that makes someone better off without making someone worse off. Allocative efficiency: is achieved when resources are distributed among alternative uses such that the goods and services produces are those most highly valued by consumers. No rearrangem...
  • Market Efficiency Efficient Markets Price
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    Webster defines "efficient" as acting or functioning competently, with minimum waste or extra motion. The term retains this meaning in the context of efficient markets. An efficient market must function competently, without waste or extra movement. What do we mean by functioning competently, however? One way to address this question is by looking at examples of markets that do not function efficiently. For example, most long distance interstate (from one state to another) phone rates are lower t...
  • Rad Approach To Software Development
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    RAD approach is the development of software with the use of existing tools and codes to quickly create a program with minimal personnel and low budget. In this situation, the use of existing tools and codes was necessary, a small team was required, and software development lasted a short period of time, all of which characterise what the RAD approach is. The use of existing tools and codes characterises the RAD approach. In this situation Fusion MX was used to develop a website. Fusion is an obj...
  • Persuasion Essay Fossil Fuel Depletion
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    There are many problems the world faces every day. However, the most important is the fact that fossil fuels are running low. People need to do a better job at preserving these energies because before you know it, there won't be any left. These fuels ons ists of oil, coal and natural gas, all of which we use every day. These fossil fuels are not going to run out any time soon, but people around the world need to start acting now in order to make them last longer. Fossil fuel production makes...
  • St Thomas Aquinas God Cause First
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    Charlet a Mason The Medieval World Professor Jay Rauscher April 4, 2003 St Thomas Aquinas: Five Proofs of God's Existence In this paper, I will discuss the method St. Thomas Aquinas uses to prove God's existence. In the Summa Theologica St. Thomas Aquinas asserts that God must be proven only by deduction according to human observations and he offers five proofs of God's existence. These proofs were knows as the "Five Ways." My paper will have five main headings, which will discuss the five proof...