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Powerex Corporation: Quantitative Analyst Job

 

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include the following:

•           Analyses to support the risk management and trading of a diverse portfolio of physical energy and related energy derivative products.

•           Accurately producing regular and custom risk reporting in a timely manner.

•           Conducting custom analysis to support the evaluation of structured and strategic business opportunities.

•           Participation and leadership in team initiatives to maintain and improve risk measurement models, valuation models, risk reporting, and monitoring tools.

•           Monitoring trade activity for compliance within the risk policy limits.

Please read more herehere and here.

Essential Power: Director of Energy Risk Management Job

 

This position is responsible for all risk management processes, including analysis, measurement, monitoring and reporting of Essential Power’s energy and commodity portfolio and associated enterprise risk management activities.  In addition, this position is responsible for providing leadership for the Enterprise Risk Management function including assessments, monitoring, reporting and governance. 

Please read more here and here.

Saudi Aramco: Analyst/Consultant Job

Saudi Aramco is seeking a Financial Analyst/Consultant to join the Joint Venture Support Division of the Joint Venture Support and Financial Consulting Department (JVS&FCD). Finance representatives are periodically selected from our pool of analysts and placed in CFO/Controllership positions with one of the Company's business lines, joint ventures (JV), affiliates, subsidiaries, global operations, or mega projects. JVS&FCD is a part of the Finance Business Line in Saudi Aramco and reports to the Controller's organization.

The Joint Venture Support Division is responsible for providing support to senior management and various business lines as it relates to JV matters. This support is provided through management reporting, financial analysis, financial advisory services, and financial reporting. The Financial Analyst/Consultant will work on high-profile assignments.

Core job requirements will include, but are not limited to:

  • Strong management skills 
  • Ability to manage competing priorities 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to working in a multi-cultural environment 

 

Please read more here.

Clips From the Documentary "Maxed Out"

Maxed Out takes viewers on a journey deep inside the American style of debt, where things seem fine as long as the minimum monthly payment arrives on time. With coverage that spans from small American towns all the way to the White House, the film shows how the modern financial industry really works, explains the true definition of "preferred customer" and tells us why the poor are getting poorer while the rich keep getting richer. Hilarious, shocking and incisive, Maxed Out paints a picture of a national nightmare which is all too real for most of us.

Shell Oil Refinery in Norco, Louisiana

Another Tulane Energy Institute hard hat trip - touring Shell's oil refinery in Norco, Louisiana.

Entergy Louisiana Builds State-of-the-Art Electric Power Generation Unit

Some of my colleagues and I from the Tulane Energy Institute recently spent several hours hiking around this $721 million natural gas unit under construction at the Ninemile Point Plant in Westwego, Louisiana.  It will generate 550 megawatts of electric power when completed in 2015. I think I like wearing a hard hat. LOL!

Louise Ricks Celebrates Her 102nd Birthday Rocking to Pharrell's "Happy"

Mrs. Ricks at 100 years young!

Mrs. Ricks at 102 years young!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Harvard Study: Louisiana is the Happiest State in America

 

According to a working paper from researchers at Harvard University and the University of British Columbia, the five happiest cities in the U.S. all happen to be located in one state, which also ranks as the happiest state...

That state is Louisiana. Specifically, the list-toppers of cities include Lafayette, Houma, Shreveport-Bossier City, Baton Rouge and Alexandria. Although some disagree that Louisiana is the happiest state, some research is proving otherwise. Polls that disagree typically use determinants such as financial, economic and purpose driven objectives many of which are career oriented, none of which apply (or have a significant impact) on happiness levels of Louisianans. Some studies have even declared Louisana to be one of the unhappiest states according to tweets and other statistics which are being proven wrong....

On the other end of the spectrum, the unhappiest cities had New York City topping the list, followed by St. Joseph, Missouri; South Bend, Indiana; Erie, Pennsylvania; Evansville, Indiana--Henderson, Kentucky; Toledo, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; Jersey City, New Jersey; Gary, Indiana; and Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, Pennsylvania....

Louisiana ranks very low in median family and household income, typically 47th and 48th out of 51 states. It also ranks among the highest in percent of people below poverty level. So why are they so happy and makes cities and states unhappy?

According to a study from Lund University, collective picture of what makes us happy is more about relationships and people, and less about things. 

"It's relationships that are most important, not material things, and this is in line with other findings in happiness research," says Danilo Garcia, researcher in psychology at the Sahlgrenska Academy's Centre for Ethics, Law and Mental Health.

Please read more herehere and here.

The Mad Violinist: Ashanti Floyd

"Smoking Time Jazz Club" in New Orleans' French Quarter

 


Songs in the order of appearance:
-Everybody Loves My Baby (1924 Spencer Williams, Jack Palmer)
-Dinah (1925 Harry Akst, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young)
-Little Coquette (1928 Carmen Lombardo, John W. Green, Gus Kahn)
-Me, Myself and I (1937 Irving Gordon, Allen Roberts, Allen S. Kaufman)
-Shake That Thing (Papa Charlie Jackson)
-I Can't Dance (I Got Ants in My Pants) (Charlie Gaines and Clarence Williams)

John "JJ" Joyce - band leader, vocals
Bots - trumpet
Christopher Johnson - alto sax
Satoru Ohashi - trumpet, trombone
Djordje Stijepovic - bullfiddle bass
Casey MacGill (Blue 4) - ukelele, vocals
Blu Beverage - banjo
Sean Clark -: drums

Chance Bushman - vocals, swing and tap dance
Giselle Anguizola - swing dance
Ron Freund - tap shoes

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