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New Webinar - Connecting the Dots: US SEC, ABS Mandates, Financial Modeling and Python

By Kendra Penrose, September 2, 2010

Join us on Wednesday September 22nd for a webinar co-hosted by Ann Rutledge, R&R Consulting, and Diane Mueller, ActiveState, focused on the recent US SEC regulation, ABS Mandates, Financial Modeling and Python.

Date:  Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Time: 10:00 AM Pacific/1:00 PM Eastern/17:00 UTC

Category: python

Five More Pictures of OSCON

By Diane Mueller, July 28, 2010

Armed with only my iphone, my free speaker's pass and with my own presentation slidedeck nearly completed, I headed south from ActiveState's Vancouver, BC headquarters to the masses at OSCON2010.  As this was my first OSCON adventure, I was looking forward seeing the luminaries that Tim O'Reilly's able team had assembled for this OS developer community tribal gathering.

Category: events

How to Install ActivePython & Matplotlib for Finance Screencast

By Diane Mueller, June 29, 2010

ActivePython Business Edition now ships with Numpy, SciPy and matplotlib - three fundamental python packages for financial and scientific computing. With the recent US SEC proposals to use python for ABS financial models - there are more than a few python-curious accountants, analysts and regulators starting to research and play with python. 

Category: python

Must-Have Python Packages for Finance

By Diane Mueller, June 23, 2010

With the rise in visibility of the extensive use of Python in Finance driven by the recent SEC proposal (PDF) to require that most asset-backed securities issuers file a python computer program to model and document the flow of funds (or waterfall) provisions of the transaction, we thought it timely to ask the "must-have" Python packag

Category: announcements, python
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