CI Market Dashboard

We have put together a collection of market indicators and track them to help you gauge the direction of the market.

CI Analysis Worksheets

Interactive analysis templates covering DuPont analysis (return on equity), valuing stocks the Warren Buffett way, and more to come.

CI Blog Feed

Data Breaches Have Limited Effect on Consumers
posted 4 hours ago by Wayne Thorp

Tech Firms Paying Price for Earnings Disappointments
posted 11 hours ago by Wayne Thorp

Windows 10 Now Running on Over 14 Million Devices
posted 15 hours ago by Wayne Thorp

Bears Retreat on CI Market Dashboard
posted 18 hours ago by Wayne Thorp

Demand for Tablets Slows, iPad Market Share Dips
posted 3 days ago by Wayne Thorp

Computerized Investing > November/December 2007

Editor's Outlook

PRINT | | | | Add your comment! | A A   Reset

by Wayne A. Thorp, CFA

  • Annual Guide to On-Line Discount Brokers
"Microsoft's New Math"

Here is a little math quiz for you: What do you get when you multiply 850 by 77.1? You would be correct if you answered 65,535. However, if you were using Microsoft Office Excel 2007 prior to the middle of October, you would have gotten an answer of 100,000. This is not some new “Microsoft Math.” Instead, it’s the nightmare of every software user—a bug.

...To continue reading this article you must be a Computerized Investing Subscriber.

Gain exclusive access to this article and all of the benefits and investment education a Computerized Investing subscription offers.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY for just $24.
Log in
Already a CI subscriber? Login to read the rest of this article.

A subscription to Computerized Investing includes a monthly email and access to the CI Website, all of which aim to benefit your investing skills with respect to computers and the Internet.



No comments have been added yet. Add your thoughts to the discussion!

You need to log in as a registered AAII user before commenting.
Create an account

Log In