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Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 34,274
Posted By campbell
https://www.wsj.com/articles/for-pensions-valuing-...

https://www.wsj.com/articles/for-pensions-valuing-real-estate-is-tough-covid-19-brings-new-hurdles-11594379215
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
Yeah, it looks like a copy of Figure 8, just...

Yeah, it looks like a copy of Figure 8, just different colors.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-upda...

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/#id889394605
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
reminder -- all the SOA COVID research can be...

reminder -- all the SOA COVID research can be found here:

https://www.soa.org/resources/research-reports/2020/impact-coronavirus/
Forum: Finance - Investments Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 266,174
Posted By campbell
https://www.truthinaccounting.org/news/detail/gove...

https://www.truthinaccounting.org/news/detail/governor-jb-pritzker-certifies-that-the-state-of-illinois-is-not-insolvent
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
A big issue is that age data aren't available...

A big issue is that age data aren't available (or, at least, easily available) for all the geographies, even within the U.S.

Even the case counts & death counts are going to vary a lot due to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
Those are cumulative -- and yes, I agree that...

Those are cumulative -- and yes, I agree that average age of cases & average age of death would be useful [and full distribution would be even more useful]

I can see "time-since-peak" would be...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
https://www.soa.org/globalassets/assets/files/reso...

https://www.soa.org/globalassets/assets/files/resources/research-report/2020/covid-19-key-stats-july.pdf

I like the graphs at the end.

A sampling:

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
https://www.axios.com/coronavirus-young-people-spr...

https://www.axios.com/coronavirus-young-people-spread-5a0cd9e0-1b25-4c42-9ef9-da9d9ebce367.html
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/07/10/100502...

https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/07/10/1005027/8-million-people-14-alerts-why-some-covid-19-apps-are-staying-silent/
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 07-09-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15,037
Views: 1,573,838
Posted By campbell
continuing on with the Barsetshire chronicle ...

continuing on with the Barsetshire chronicle

Framley Parsonage... and the return of Miss Dunstable! I think Trollope realized what a good character she was
Forum: Pension - Social Security 07-09-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 34,274
Posted By campbell
https://news.bloombergtax.com/daily-tax-report/rec...

https://news.bloombergtax.com/daily-tax-report/recession-rocks-state-and-local-pensions-funding-gap-possible
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-09-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/8/21317128/improve...

https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/8/21317128/improved-covid-treatment-hospitals-remdesivir-dexamethasone
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-09-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/08/warn...

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/08/warning-of-serious-brain-disorders-in-people-with-mild-covid-symptoms
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-09-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2521-4

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2521-4
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-09-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/some-pr...

https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/some-prefer-face-shields-cloth-masks-experts-are-split-effectiveness-n1232453?fbclid=IwAR3NdY16SIaANYf6X8oz9FzHszhNO0GFMACrgYDdigiNbvuqreKCjoBXaOA
Forum: Pension - Social Security 07-09-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 34,274
Posted By campbell
NEW YORK CITY ...

NEW YORK CITY

https://nypost.com/2020/07/08/nypd-limits-retirement-applications-amid-411-surge-this-week/


Let's see how they're doing:...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-08-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 63,669
Posted By campbell
When I email the Customer Service email at the...

When I email the Customer Service email at the SOA for anything, I ask them to forward it to the appropriate person. They aren't decision-makers, and they can answer questions only if a decision has...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-08-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 63,669
Posted By campbell
:iatp: They may read stuff here on the AO,...

:iatp:

They may read stuff here on the AO, but unless you're like me - a person posting under a real name (and they know that person) - they can easily discount comments.

Even when it was me,...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-08-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 62,455
Posted By campbell
It seems the badges disappeared? Or maybe I just...

It seems the badges disappeared? Or maybe I just didn't earn any
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-08-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
Yeah, I suppose they think "tomorrow we die" ...

Yeah, I suppose they think "tomorrow we die"

and for some of them, it may be true

In my own case, it's because our next door neighboors have kids in their late teens/early 20s, and they have...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-08-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 62,455
Posted By campbell
So I just checked my "point balance", and it's...

So I just checked my "point balance", and it's 81.

I assume they're not doing anything with this stuff right now.

A lot of SOA stuff has been cut back- the section newsletters were told we...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-08-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
I told Stu to stay away from people under age 40...

I told Stu to stay away from people under age 40 (and the people that we know who have been having parties... I'm avoiding these folks, too)

Guys, can't you stop partying for at least a little bit?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-08-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10,048
Views: 775,329
Posted By campbell
https://www.axios.com/coronavirus-deaths-rising-ho...

https://www.axios.com/coronavirus-deaths-rising-hotspots-b4c6863f-b733-42e5-a9be-7f4e66f38667.html
Forum: SoA Exams - General 07-08-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 27,024
Posted By campbell
:bump: For those who may be sitting the...

:bump:

For those who may be sitting the exams... or not. I guess we find out this week.
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