Credit default swap pricing by PROC FCMP

June 21, 2011
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Credit default swap pricing by PROC FCMP

Sometimes I feel curious about how running a simple VBA macro in Excel could beat my 8-core desktop to indefinite waiting time with 100% CPU usage. On those occasions, I wish SAS could be a rescue, since I am more familiar and confident with SAS. The g...
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Credit default swap pricing by Proc FCMP

June 21, 2011
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Credit default swap pricing by Proc FCMP

Sometimes I feel curious about how running a simple VBA macro in Excel could beat my 8-core desktop to indefinite waiting time with 100% CPU usage. On those occasions, I wish SAS could be a rescue, since I am more familiar and confident with SAS. The g...
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What SAS administrators should know about libraries, metadata, and SAS Enterprise Guide

June 21, 2011
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We sometimes take it for granted, but the concept of the "SAS library" is just about one of the most awesome aspects of The SAS System. You can give your library a name (a library reference, or libref), tell the system how to get to your data (...
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Is something missing or is it a ZERO?

June 21, 2011
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As far as numbers go, the number zero is rather mysterious for data. Is it something or is it nothing? What happens when you have missing data but enter 0? This topic triggered an intriguing discussion in my recent Programming 2: Data Manipulation Tech...
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What SAS administrators should know about libraries, metadata, and SAS Enterprise Guide

June 21, 2011
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We sometimes take it for granted, but the concept of the "SAS library" is just about one of the most awesome aspects of The SAS System. You can give your library a name (a library reference, or libref), tell the system how to get to your data (options ...
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Overlaying Two Histograms in SAS

June 21, 2011
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Overlaying Two Histograms in SAS

A reader commented to me that he wants to use the HISTOGRAM statement of the SGPLOT procedure to overlay two histograms on a single plot. He could do it, but unfortunately SAS was choosing a large bin width for one of the variables and a small ...
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Numerical variables profiling in very large data set

June 21, 2011
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Profiling numerical variables is an integral part of data analytics, which generally consists of obtaining standard descriptive statistics such as quantiles, first central moments as well as missing ratio. It is easily obtainable by using PROC MEANS...
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Numerical variables profiling in very large data set

June 21, 2011
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Profiling numerical variables is an integral part of data analytics, which generally consists of obtaining standard descriptive statistics such as quantiles, first central moments as well as missing ratio. It is easily obtainable by using PROC MEANS...
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Numerical variables profiling in very large data set

June 21, 2011
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Profiling numerical variables is an integral part of data analytics, which generally consists of obtaining standard descriptive statistics such as quantiles, first central moments as well as missing ratio. It is easily obtainable by using PROC MEANS...
Read more »

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