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HP Forum Archive 19

 CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland uses an HPMessage #1 Posted by Nigel Bamber on 4 Nov 2009, 8:35 a.m. In yesterday's Lomdon Evening Standard , there was a picture of Stephen Hester at his desk at RBS on which there was a HP voyager calculator - no doubt a HP12C. Nigel

 Re: CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland uses an HPMessage #2 Posted by Richard Reed on 4 Nov 2009, 9:41 a.m.,in response to message #1 by Nigel Bamber Jewelry. I hope he never used it. Think of HP's reputation! Richard

 Re: CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland uses an HPMessage #3 Posted by Don Shepherd on 4 Nov 2009, 9:49 a.m.,in response to message #1 by Nigel Bamber Ah, the gold standard.

 Re: CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland uses an HPMessage #4 Posted by John B. Smitherman on 4 Nov 2009, 9:55 a.m.,in response to message #1 by Nigel Bamber Does the 12c have enough digits to calculate his bonus? ;-) Regards, John

 the *real* question isMessage #5 Posted by Frank Boehm (Germany) on 4 Nov 2009, 10:09 a.m.,in response to message #4 by John B. Smitherman Does it have enough digits to calculate the RBS losses?

 Re: the *real* question isMessage #6 Posted by Nigel Bamber on 4 Nov 2009, 10:17 a.m.,in response to message #5 by Frank Boehm (Germany) Quote: Does it have enough digits to calculate the RBS losses? At 9,999,999,999 - the answer is no !

 Re: the *real* question isMessage #7 Posted by Michael de Estrada on 4 Nov 2009, 10:49 a.m.,in response to message #6 by Nigel Bamber Sounds like you should re-open the Tower of London.

 The 12C ist still useful then.Message #8 Posted by Frank Boehm (Germany) on 4 Nov 2009, 12:00 p.m.,in response to message #6 by Nigel Bamber Quote: At 9,999,999,999 - the answer is no ! At least the 12C can be used to display the number of Lehman Brothers options owned by RBS (approx.)

 Re: The 12C ist still useful then.Message #9 Posted by Chan Tran on 5 Nov 2009, 7:50 p.m.,in response to message #8 by Frank Boehm (Germany) Oh he used engineering notation.

 Re: The 12C ist still useful then.Message #10 Posted by Walter B on 6 Nov 2009, 12:40 a.m.,in response to message #9 by Chan Tran Quote: Oh he used engineering notation. ... provided he knows the meaning of this.

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