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Stock Exposures in Portfolios with Options

Arak, Marcelle
Journal of Wealth Management Vol. 6 Issue 3, p. 19-25

Describes a procedure for combining options with outright stock holdings to get an accurate view of overall exposure to each company’s equity price. Examination of long call options in a portfolio of stocks and bonds; Measurement of an investor’s exposure to a stock; Procedures for calculating effective shares.

Reclaiming Your Future: Entrepreneurial Thinking in Health Care

Edward J. O’Connor, and C. Marlene Fiol
American College of Physician Executives

This is a book about entrepreneurial thinking and its application to health care settings. It is a book about building an enduring success. It is about entrepreneurial leadership, ways of thinking and approaches used to produce success by entrepreneurs, and application of these ideas to the world of health care, which is desperately in need of new answers to ever-increasing challenges. The purpose of this book is to view health care challenges through the lens of entrepreneurial solutions so that current challenges and opportunities open the door to an ever-stronger and more effective health care delivery system.

Ownership Structure, Operating Inefficiency and Regulatory Reform: An Analysis of U.S. Thrifts

Cooperman, Elizabeth S. (with Fatma and Sinan Cebenoyan
and Charles A. Register)
Financial Management, Pages. 43-60

This paper examines the effect of ownership structure on operating inefficiency, as a proxy for operational risk, along with other risk and performance measurs for U.S. thrifts operating in 1989-1994. We find a very significant effect of ownership structure on thrift operating inefficiency and other performance and risk measures, suggesting that ownership structure should be an important regulatory concern.