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Tutorial http://www.investopedia.com/university/forexmarket/default.asp Thanks for downloading the printable version of this tutorial. As always, we welcome any feedback or suggestions. http://www.investopedia.com/contact.aspx Table of Contents 1) Forex: Introduction 2) Forex: What Is It? 3) Forex: Reading a Quote and Understanding the Jargon 4) Forex: Benefits and Risks 5) Forex: History and Market Participants 6) Forex: Economic Theories and Data 7) Forex: Fundamental Trading Strategies 8) Forex: Technical Analysis 9) Forex: Ready To Trade? 10) Forex: The Conclusion Introduction Foreign exchange (forex or FX for short) is one of the most exciting, fast-paced markets around. Until recently, trading in the forex market had been the domain of large financial institutions, corporations, central banks, hedge funds and extremely wealthy individuals. The emergence of the internet has changed all of this, and now it is possible for average investors to buy and sell currencies easily with the click of a mouse. Daily currency fluctuations are usually very small. Most currency pairs move less than one cent per day, representing a less than 1% change in the value of the currency. This makes foreign exchange one of the least volatile financial markets around. Therefore, many speculators rely on the availability of enormous leverage to increase the value of potential movements. In the forex market, leverage can be as much as 250:1. Higher leverage can be extremely risky, but because of round-the-clock trading and deep liquidity, foreign exchange brokers have been able to make high leverage an industry standard in order to make the movements meaningful for FX traders. (Page 1 of 30) Copyright © 2010, Investopedia.com - All rights reserved. Investopedia.com – the resource for investing and personal finance education. Extreme liquidity and the availability of high leverage have helped to spur the market's rapid growth and made it the ideal place for many traders. Positions can be opened and closed within minutes or can be held for months. Currency prices are based on objective considerations of supply and demand and cannot be manipulated easily because the size of the market does not allow even the largest players, such as central banks, to move prices at will. The forex market provides plenty of opportunity for investors. However, in order to be successful, a currency trader has to understand the basics behind currency movements. The goal of this tutorial is to provide a foundation for investors or traders who are new to the currency markets. We'll cover the basics of foreign exchange, its history and the key concepts you need to understand in order to be able to participate in this market. We'll also venture into how to start trading currencies and the different types of strategies that can be employed. What Is It? The foreign exchange market is the "place" where currencies are traded. Currencies are important to most people around the world, whether they realize it or not, because currencies need to be exchanged in order to conduct foreign trade and business. If you are living in the U.S. and want to buy cheese from France, either you or the company that you buy the cheese from has to pay the French for the cheese in euros (EUR). This means that the U.S. importer would have to exchange the equivalent value of U.S. dollars (USD) into euros. The same goes for traveling. A French tourist in Egypt can't pay in euros to see the pyramids because it's not the locally accepted currency. As such, the tourist has to exchange the euros for the local currency, in this case the Egyptian pound, at the current exchange rate. The need to exchange currencies is the primary reason why the forex market is the largest, most liquid financial market in the world. It dwarfs other markets in size, even the stock market, with an average traded value of around U.S. $2,000 billion per day. (The total volume changes all the time, but as of April 2004, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) reported that the forex market traded U.S. $1,900 billion per day.) One unique aspect of this international market is that there is no central marketplace for currency exchange. Rather, trade is conducted electronically over-the-counter (OTC), which means that all transactions occur via computer networks between traders around the world, rather than on one centralized This tutorial can be found at:
Factsheet about 9/11 What happened on 11 September 2001? In the early morning of 11 September 2001, 19 hijackers took control of four airliners taking off from different airports in the US – Boston, Washington DC and Newark in New Jersey. View of the World Trade Center, New York, under attack on 11 September 2001 At 8.46am, American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York. Seventeen minutes later, United Airlines Flight 175 crashed into the South Tower. The third airliner, American Airlines Flight 77, crashed into the Pentagon in Washington DC at 9.37am, and the final plane, United Airlines Flight 93, crashed en route to Washington after passengers on board had fought with the hijackers. It is thought that the hijackers were aiming to hit either the Capitol building in Washington or the White House. All US airports were quickly shut down and all aircraft on their way to the country were turned away. The search for survivors at the sites of the attacks began immediately, although with little hope of success. At 9.59am, the fire that had been started by the crash caused the South Tower of the World Trade Center to collapse; this was followed by the collapse of the North Tower at 10.28am. Nearly 3,000 people were killed – most of them instantly. These horrific events were witnessed on TV by millions of people around the world, who by now had realised that the USA was coming under massive terrorist attack. Find out more by visiting: www.911educationprogramme.co.uk The Pentagon, Washington DC, minutes after it had been attacked on 11 September 2001 Page 2 At 8.30pm, US President of the George W. Bush addressed the nation on television and said: “Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts. These acts of mass murder were intended to frighten our nation into chaos and retreat. But they have failed. Our country is strong.” After the broadcast, he met his advisers to review the day. They already had evidence that the attacks had been organised by Osama bin Laden – the leader of the extreme terrorist group Al-Qaeda, which was based in Afghanistan. From his base in Afghanistan, bin Laden supported an increasing number of suicide missions against the USA during the 1990s. The attacks were planned with increasing care and attention to detail – and with a desire to capture the attention of the world. Osama bin Laden in 1997 Why did the attacks on the USA happen? In 2004, Osama bin Laden finally admitted that Al-Qaeda, an extremist terrorist organisation, had been responsible for organising the 9/11 attacks. This confirmed what the US Government had believed all along. For many years, Osama bin Laden had called on Muslims to attack US soldiers and citizens wherever they could. He saw the US as an arch enemy of Islam. His aim was to get the US military out of their bases in Saudi Arabia, where they had remained after the Gulf War in 1991. Saudi Arabia is home to Islam’s most holy sites in the cities of Mecca and Medina, and bin Laden felt that America’s presence there was an affront to all Muslims. He also strongly objected to America’s support for Israel, which he believed wrongly occupied lands that belonged to fellow Muslims....
Rebuilding the Future The new World Trade Center embodies a bold vision: to remember, renew, and rebuild the future. With One World Trade Center, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, a state-of-the-art Transportation Hub, Vehicular Security Center, and more, the new site represents the triumph of the human spirit. The new World Trade Center is destined to become, once again, the world’s premier destination for commerce, culture and community. Fact Sheet 9/11 Memorial The National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center will memorialize the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks, a national tragedy that changed the course of history. Visitors will be able to learn, remember and pay tribute to those who lost their lives in New York, N.Y.; Shanksville, P.A.; and Washington, D.C., as well as the World Trade Center bombing in 1993. “Reflecting Absence,” the Memorial, consists of two massive voids sized over the footprints of the original Twin Towers with waterfalls cascading down their sides. The names of those who perished as a result of the attacks are inscribed around the edges of the Memorial waterfalls. The Memorial Plaza serves as a contemplative space amid the cacophony of sights and sounds of Lower Manhattan. A state-of-the-art museum, featuring interactive exhibitions, artifacts, memorabilia, a resource center, and areas for reflection will complement the Memorial. Monthly Highlights The Plaza is now open to the public daily. Visitors use kiosks with interactive displays to direct them to the names on the bronze parapets. Concrete work continues in the remaining northeast quadrant of the plaza as work progresses in the Pavilion and the below-grade Museum. construction progress Project particulars • Steel erection commenced on September 2, 2008, with the erection of a 7,700 pound column located near the footprint of the original World Trade Center’s North Tower. • A 65-foot-high by 62-foot wide piece of the original foundation wall, or slurry wall, is being preserved to allow visitors of the Memorial Museum to view it. A reinforcing wall was built behind this section to ensure the slurry wall’s integrity. • A total of 65,000 cubic yards of concrete, coupled with 8,658 tons of steel, are being used to build the Memorial. • The design for the Memorial was conceived by architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker. More than 5,200 entrants from 63 nations completed in the Memorial Design Competition. Pavilion The Pavilion electrical contractor is pulling lines to feed power to equipment on the 3rd floor while maintaining temporary light and power during work hours. The miscellaneous metals contractor is installing miscellaneous steel throughout the site. The concrete contractor will be stripping formwork on the roof and the 3rd floor. Memorial Museum The plumbing contractor is working on punch list items while maintaining temporary water. In addition, the carpenter is installing sheetrock around the pick hole with the use of a lift on elevation 242' as well as plastering sheetrock walls around the South Footprint. The electrical contractor is maintaining temporary light and power. Johnson Controls will be working on start-up equipment in the north and south mechanical rooms at elevation 284' and elevation 264', respectively. Five Star is working on IT at the Telecom Main Distribution Frame (MDF), and working on fire alarm systems throughout the site. The contractor is installing light fixtures on the catwalk above the west chamber ceiling. The concrete contractor is installing formwork and rebar at elevation 284' by the Grand Staircase.
For a Criminal Investigation of the Events of September 11th, 2001 The worst single criminal act ever committed on US soil, the attacks of September 11th, 2001 have served as justiﬁcation for: US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq; a new doctrine of preventive war; the USA PATRIOT Act and Department of Homeland Security; torture and indeﬁnite detention of “enemy combatants”; surveillance of citizens without a court warrant; and shifting trillions of dollars in public spending priorities. Surveys by Zogby and Scripps-Howard found that signiﬁcant proportions of US citizens believe their own government had “actionable foreknowledge” of the attacks and “consciously failed to act” (Zogby 2004), or even that elements of the state were involved in orchestrating the attacks. The widespread disbelief in the ofﬁcial story indicates a deep crisis of trust in government, one that only an exhaustive and fearless criminal investigation can address. We ﬁrmly believe there is probable cause for such an investigation. The case for investigation is based on three pillars: 1) evidence of cover-up and a lack of serious investigation after the fact; 2) evidence of misconduct on the day of 9/11 3) evidence of foreknowledge and preparation before September 11th. Undertaking a full-scale, truly independent investigation is imperative, not only because there must be justice for the victims, but also because of the role 9/11 has played in justifying policies of aggression supposedly justifed by 9/11 must be halted, and a shattered public trust must be repaired. The 9/11 Cover-up 1 • During their 2002 inquiry, the Congressional joint intelligence committees (who redacted 1/4 of their report) were scrutinized by an FBI counter-investigation, which invaded the Senate in search of an alleged leak. It was widely believed that the FBI investigation may have been intended to have a chilling effect on the conduct of the Congressional Joint Inquiry. • The Congressional investigation failed to pursue solid evidence of a money trail to the alleged hijackers from the US-allied Pakistani intelligence agency (ISI). The ISI chief was removed from his post when strong evidence of his connection to the plot surfaced in early October 2001, but no serious punitive action was taken against him. • Evidence was destroyed or withheld, including suppression of the discovery of black boxes from the two ﬂights at Ground Zero and the destruction of tapes made by the air trafﬁc controllers who handled the same ﬂights.2 • Whistleblowers such as FBI translator Sibel Edmonds and Anthony Shaffer of “Able Danger” were disciplined or ﬁred, even as FBI, CIA, and military ofﬁcials who were blamed for failures received promotions and medals. • The September 11th relatives who lobbied for the 9/11 Commission (after 14 months of White House resistance) submitted 400 questions that Commissioners accepted as a “roadmap.” 70 percent of the questions were fully ignored in The 9/11 Commission Report. Many of the relatives later declared the Report a whitewash.3 • 9/11 Commissioner Max Cleland resigned in late 2003, calling the panel a whitewash and saying, “Bush is scamming America.” There • Philip Zelikow, the 9/11 Commission executive director who oversaw the panel’s activities, refused to step down after the September 11th families called for his resignation due to grave conﬂicts of interest (close association with Condoleezza Rice, member of White House national security staff both before 9/11 and in 2002, member of Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board). • Rice may have committed perjury in her April 2004 Commission testimony that an August 2001 Presidential Daily Brieﬁng to Bush was only of “historical signiﬁcance,” when in fact it detailed current intelligence. • The 9/11 Commission Report claimed the ﬁnancial background of the attacks was unknown, but dismissed the question as being of “little practical signiﬁcance” (page 172). Since when doesn’t an investigation “follow the money”? • Large sections of the report are based on the confessions of “enemy combatants” such as Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, as provided in the form of transcripts by the government. The 9/11 Commission staff was not allowed to see or interview any of these “enemy combatants.” • Over a period of several years, NORAD, FAA, White House and military ofﬁcials gave widely divergent and conﬂicting accounts of the air defense response to 9/11, but no one was ever held accountable for upholding falsehoods. The 9/11 Commission chairs later admitted they considered a criminal investigation of NORAD’s statements, but preferred instead to present a unanimous report. • The focus of the Commission will be on the future. We’re not interested in trying to assess blame. We do not consider that part of the Commission’s responsibility. – Lee Hamilton, 9/11 Commission vice-chairman.
TO DISABLE JAVA - visit this website for instructions. http://www.java.com/en/download/help/disable_browser.xml http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk7-downloads-1880260.html If you receive this message when logging into EBIZ choose “Later”. This will prevent your PC from updating java until OU is ready to install the new version. Click later and you should be ok… Java Update Needed "Your Java Version is Insecure" Trying to run a version of JRE that is below the security baseline or past its expiration date can cause the following warning message to display: Windows 7 Users Clicking "Later" will close the message and allow the application to run. This message is sometimes displayed as a warning message. It indicates that OIT is requiring a lower version of Java …you can ‘Run with the latest version’ but we cannot guarantee the latest version of Java is certified to work with e-Business Suite. TO Install JAVA …use the “click here” to install java. If there are problems with one browser, try another browser since your browser could be blocking the pop up that installs the Java client…….Once Java is installed it will work for all browsers, so it does not matter which browser is used to install it. If you recently completed your Java software installation, you may need to restart your browser (close all browser windows and re-open) before verifying your installation. http://java.com/en/download/installed.jsp You may see this browser message (This example lists 7u21 but you would see the version you just loaded). Choose ‘Always run on this site’… If you are using eBiz ‘ZOOM’ feature, you may see these two boxes…. Answer ‘yes’ or ‘Run’ and you should be able to open imaged documents.
The DS18B20 digital thermometer provides 9-bit to 12-bit Celsius temperature measurements and has an alarm function with nonvolatile userprogrammable upper and lower trigger points. The DS18B20 communicates over a 1-Wire bus that by definition requires only one data line (and ground) for communication with a central microprocessor. It has an operating temperature range of -55°C to +125°C and is accurate to ±0.5°C over the range of -10°C to +85°C. In addition, the DS18B20 can derive power directly from the data line (“parasite power”), eliminating the need for an external power supply. User-Definable Nonvolatile (NV) Alarm Settings Alarm Search Command Identifies and Addresses Devices Whose Temperature is Outside Programmed Limits (Temperature Alarm Condition) Available in 8-Pin SO (150 mils), 8-Pin µSOP, and 3-Pin TO-92 Packages Software Compatible with the DS1822 Applications Include Thermostatic Controls, Industrial Systems, Consumer Products, Thermometers, or Any Thermally Sensitive System PIN CONFIGURATIONS MAXIM 18B20 1 N.C. 2 VDD 3 DQ 1 2 3 N.C. 8 4 N.C. 7 N.C. 6 N.C. 5 MAXIM 18B20 Each DS18B20 has a unique 64-bit serial code, which allows multiple DS18B20s to function on the same 1-Wire bus. Thus, it is simple to use one microprocessor to control many DS18B20s distributed over a large area. Applications that can benefit from this feature include HVAC environmental controls, temperature monitoring systems inside buildings, equipment, or machinery, and process monitoring and control systems. Functional Diagrams
The National Instruments 9758 Port Fuel Injector (PFI) Driver Module includes a CompactRIO (cRIO) module for driving low and high impedance Port Fuel Injectors (PFI) and general purpose automotive solenoid valves and actuators. The NI 9758 includes a LabVIEW FPGA VI for controlling each driver channel. Each PFI channel is individually controlled for timing and duration. Each general purpose low-side solenoid driver is PWM controlled, capable of 0% to 100% duty cycle operation. Features: • 4-channel low or high impedance PFI driver – Turnable current level and duration for each phase – Optional recirculation at end of pulse – • Two phase current control – Open and short circuit detection and reporting with short circuit disable 4-channel general purpose low-side solenoid driver – 1.5 A continuous duty – PWM controlled • • – 2 Hz to 10 kHz frequency operation • • 0% to 100% duty cycle operation 500 ns resolution Open and short circuit detection and reporting with short circuit disable External power supply of 7 V to 32 V Pinout Figure 1. NI 9758 Pin Assignments 2 | ni.com | NI 9758 User Manual Hardware The NI 9758 provides four port fuel injector drivers and four general purpose low-side solenoid drivers in a NI CompactRIO module. Powering the Module The NI 9758 requires power from two different sources, a 15-pin D-SUB (HD15) connector and the external screw-terminal connector. The CompactRIO backplane male high density D-SUB 15-pin (HD15) connector mates with the module’s female HD15 connector. This power source provides a regulated 5 V and ground to various digital logic functions within the module. The CompactRIO 5 V source is active whenever the CompactRIO or R Series Expansion Chassis is properly powered. The NI 9758 should only be powered at the HD15 connector by plugging it into a CompactRIO or R Series Expansion Chassis. The NI9758 HD15 connector should not be connected to any other device. The external screw-terminal connector with the terminals labeled BATT (0) and GND (9) provide a second power source. Typical power sources will be from automotive 12 V or 24 V battery systems. The NI 9758 can accept power from 7 V to 32 V. The NI 9758 requires a maximum of 100 mA from an external power supply. When actuators and injectors are connected to and powered from the same power supply as the NI 9758, a battery or power supply capable of 10 A continuous output will be required under a full load. The NI 9758 requires both external power and power from the CompactRIO backplane. The high current path is directed through the BATT and GND terminals on the front of the NI 9758, not through the HD15 backplane connector. Note ...
Wall Ovens Warmer Drawers Induction Built-In Range Cooktops EW30IS65J S Featuring Wave-Touch® Controls & Induction Cooktop 30" INDUCTION BUILT-IN RANGE Yes 1 1 1 1 Yes Yes Ceramic Glass Smoothtop 10" Induction Cooking Element – 2500W / 3400W 8" Induction Cooking Element – 2400W / 3400W 7" Induction Cooking Element – 1900W / 2600W 6" Induction Cooking Element – 1500W / 1900W Hot-Surface Indicator Light Surface Controls Oven Features More Energy-Efficient Cooking with induction is 70% more efficient than gas and 20% more efficient than electric. Capacity Hidden Bake Element Eight-Pass Bake Element – 2500 Watts Eight-Pass Broil Element – 4000 Watts Convection Element – 2500 Watts Cobalt Blue Interior Self-Clean Options with Door Lock Perfect Convect3® with Variable 2-Speed Fan Cooking Modes – Bake, Broil, Convection Bake, Convection Roast, Convection Broil, Keep Warm, Slow Cook Baking Options – Perfect Turkey®, Defrost, Dehydrate, Bread Proof, My Favorites, Multi-Stage Cooking, Temperature Probe, Rapid Preheat, Delay Bake, Convection Convert Luxury-Design® Lighting with Dual 40W Halogen Bulbs Luxury-Glide® Racks Conventional Racks Convection Roasting Rack 4.2 Cu. Ft. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 3 Yes Freestanding Ranges Induction Cooktop Features Microwaves Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 7 10 Yes 2 1 Yes Vent Hoods Wave-Touch® Electronic Oven Control Perfect Set® Element Controls Keypad Entry of Time & Temperature Electronic Clock & Timer Temperature Display Automatic Oven (Delay, Cook & Off) Built-In Ranges Control Panel Features Accessories Optional Specifications Exceptional Temperature Control Adjust heat with greater accuracy than gas or electric cooktops, especially at lower settings. Perfect for melting chocolate and cooking delicate foods and sauces. Cooking Flexibility The sensors automatically detect the presence of magnetic cookware, activate the induction field and adjust it to the exact size of the pan. Color – Stainless Steel Oven Cavity Dimensions – Height Width Depth Product Dimensions – Height (Adjustable) Width Depth (to Center of Arc) (with 90° Door Open) Power Supply Connection Location Connected Load (kW Rating) @ 240 / 208 Volts Amps @ 240 / 208 Volts Minimum Circuit Required (Amps) Shipping Weight (Approx.) S Refrigerators Included Included 16-1/2" 24-1/8" 18-1/32" 35-5/8" – 36-5/8" 30" 28-5/16" 45-1/2" Left Bottom Rear 13.2 / 9.9 55 / 48 50 258 Lbs. *When properly installed, meets the appliance standards in the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines as published by the United States Access Board on June 23, 2004, as amended August 5, 2005. NOTE: Always consult local and national electric codes. Refer to Product Installation Guide for detailed installation instructions on the web at electroluxappliances.com. Specifications subject to change. electroluxappliances.com Freezers Porcelain Broiler Pan and Insert Cleaning Sponge 2" Rear Filler Kit, Side Panel Kit, Backguard Kit, Side Trim Kit – See Back for Part Numbers Under Counter Cooking with induction is more responsive than gas or electric — you can instantly adjust the heat to a delicate simmer or bring it to a quick boil. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Washers / Dryers More Responsive Luxury-Hold™ Oven Door Extra-Large Glass Window Perfect Pair Lower Oven® Adjustable Leveling Legs Sabbath Mode (Star-K® Certified) A.D.A. Compliant* Dishwashers / Kitchen Cleanup Additional Features Induction Built-In Range EW30IS65J S 30" Induction Built-In Range Specifications Countertop Preparation • Product For detailed preparation instructions, refer to installation guide on the web. • Flat square-finish (flat) countertop requires no preparation since rangetop flange lays directly on countertop edge. • Formed front-edged countertops require front molded edge to be shaved flat 3/4" from each front corner of opening. • Tile countertops may need cut back 3/4" from each front corner of opening and / or rounded edge flattened. • For existing cutout width greater than 30-1/16" reduce the 3/4" overlap dimension or for cutout width of 29", replace actual side trim panels with smaller side trim panels, available with optional Side Trim Kit (refer to detailed kit installation instructions). Weight – 238 Lbs. phase 3- or 4-wire cable, 120 / 240 or 120 / 208 Volt, 60 Hertz, fused on both sides of line with ground. (If local code permits, range may be connected by hard-wiring or by means of power supply cord kit.) • Connected Load (kW Rating) @ 240 / 208 Volts = 13.2 / 9.9 kW • Amps @ 240 / 208 Volts = 55 / 48 Amps • Recommended Circuit Breaker – 50 Amps • Always consult local and national electric codes. • Countertop MUST be level in all directions and adjustable range height at least 1/16" greater than tallest cabinet height, to ensure metal rangetop flange will fit properly on countertop edge. • When installing optional Backguard Kit, cutout depth of 21-3/4" minimum / 22-1/8" maximum needs increased to 24". • Overhead cabinetry should not exceed a 13" maximum depth. • Absolute minimum horizontal distance between overhead cabinets installed to either side of appliance must be no less than maximum width of appliance. • Allow 24" minimum clearance between rangetop and bottom of cabinet when bottom of wood or metal cabinet is protected by not less than 1/4" flame-retardant millboard covered with not less than No. 28 MGS sheet steel, 0.015" stainless steel, 0.024" aluminum or 0.020" copper. Allow 30" minimum clearance when cabinet is unprotected. • To reduce risk of fire when using overhead cabinetry, install range hood that projects horizontally a recommended minimum of 5" beyond bottom of cabinets. • When installing range into existing cutout depth greater than 22-1/8", optional 2" Rear Filler Kit available. • Single Note: For planning purposes only. Refer to Product Installation Guide on the web at electroluxappliances.com for detailed instructions.
CSH Incorporated is a small owned business that started out as a Manufacturing facility for Mechanical Float Switches. In just a short period of time CSH Incorporated designed the Failed Circuit Alarm as well as the High/Low Water Alarm and quickly put them into manufacturing.
CSH Incorporated is a small owned business that started out as a Manufacturing facility for Mechanical Float Switches. In just a short period of time CSH Incorporated designed the Failed Circuit Alarm as well as the High/Low Water Alarm and quickly put them into manufacturing.