Financial firms have been doing this for years. It's called NYSE Rule 407. If you have pre-existing accounts, your employer is to receive duplicate account statements or you must close your accounts. New accounts must either be in-house or with an approved broker.
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You can't generally get insurance on things with fluctuating value
In finance, an option is a derivative financial instrument that specifies a contract between two parties for a future transaction on an asset at a reference price (the strike). The buyer of the option gains the right, but not the obligation, to engage in that transaction, while the seller incurs the corresponding obligation to fulfil the transaction.
Biking in even an inch of snow is very tough and dangerous.
Very tough? Dangerous? You're a lightweight.
I use these during the winter. They work great.
I'm afraid that doesn't tell me much. What was $35 worth in 1968, and what was $850 worth in 1980?
Using the Consumer Price Index, $850 in 1980 would be worth $359 in 1968.
Did its value decrease, when major governments dropped the gold standard?
In 1968, governments could convert dollars into gold at $35/ounce. Nixon ended the direct convertibility of the dollar to gold in 1971; gold hit its all time high value in January 1980, at $850/ounce.
If faced with having to have an on-the-fly fingerprint scan by a police officer, versus being handcuffed,
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin
(thus explaining why plutonium is highly toxic to humans even disregarding the radiation issues).
Citation needed, because the NRC says:
In general, however, plutonium isotopic mixtures that are commonly encountered in the nuclear fuel cycle, nuclear weapons programs, or thermoelectric generator applications exhibit much higher radiological toxicity than chemical toxicity.
Where do you think they got the idea for the Salad Shooter?
An interesting detail was the fact that the entire crew of the helicopter had ejector seats.
...and the temperature outside that day was 20 degrees Fahrenheit. If only someone had thought to run a duct to the outside to use natures AC, they could have saved a lot of money and headache.
Desert-dry air and static sensitive devices. Brilliant!
... and Solaris having NX support as early as 1997 in Solaris 2.6, right?
(Think about it. Do you sign every page or just the last one? )
I initial every page and sign the last one.
It's my regular signature with two lines through the first letter of my name.
Sounds like a lot of work; what's wrong with an "X"? Home Depot et al. happily accept it.