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Sovereign wealth fund (SWF).

A sovereign wealth fund (SWF) is a government-owned enterprise that invests a portion of its country's foreign-exchange reserves in global financial markets.

These reserves consist of a balance of payments surplus, also called a current account surplus, that are created because the payments received in overseas currencies for the country's exports, such as natural resources or manufactured goods, exceed what its residents are paying for imports.

Unlike the traditional overseas investments that governments make to ensure liquidity, such as the purchase of US Treasury securities, SWF assets are separate from official reserves and are typically invested in the private sector to produce higher returns.

SWFs are controversial, in part because their investment strategies, portfolio holdings, and returns are generally secret and in part because of the concern that the sponsoring countries could exert substantial economic pressure on the companies and countries where they invest.

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While it does use the online service, the Google Swiffy extension will give conversion feedback in the Flash Professional UI itself.
You can download the extension from the Google Swiffy page.
Google announces Swiffy: Flash to HTML5 conversion tool
Recent changes to Swiffy include support for Shape tweening; drop shadows; blur, glow, bevel and adjust colour filters; etc.
Swiffy is not the only project when it comes to a Flash to HTML5 conversion.
You can visit Google Swiffy's new home here or at g.co/swiffy
Flash adds animations, which Swiffy uses JavaScript for.
On the other hand Swiffy inputs SWF files, which are what software like Flash Professional, Flash Builder, and other tools capable of exporting to Flash create.
On the other hand Swiffy doesn't make it easy to extract specific parts of a Flash animation, but is intended to be a way to convert entire Flash projects to HTML5 and related web technologies so that they can be played back anywhere, even if Flash support is absent (for example on the iPad and iPhone).