1) I've started a blog that some of
you may be interested in. It is focused
on fund management with R in the background.
The idea is to let novices get used to
the idea of R without being scared off.
The most recent post (about variances) is
the sort of thing that I have in mind.
I'd love to hear other opinions about how
to handle the issue (off-list, I would
2) Portfolio Probe is now available free
for academic use -- see the Portfolio Probe