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by vbprogrammer
February 2nd, 2011, 4:11 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: question
Replies: 2
Views: 25113

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by vbprogrammer
February 2nd, 2011, 5:44 am
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: question
Replies: 2
Views: 25113

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by vbprogrammer
January 27th, 2011, 5:09 am
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: .
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by vbprogrammer
June 26th, 2010, 8:34 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: C++ course - thoughts on this one.
Replies: 20
Views: 30581

C++ course - thoughts on this one.

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: jikanA good teacher can save you a lot of time. If you follow a course given by someone with lots of experience you can learn some "details" that take quite a long time to learn by yourself. CQF C++ lessons are filled with some of those real world details. I think Danie...
by vbprogrammer
June 26th, 2010, 5:11 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: C++ course - thoughts on this one.
Replies: 20
Views: 30581

C++ course - thoughts on this one.

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DominicConnorIt's interesting, wonder if I should do a C++ course online, could be OK money.Actually I do, but it's part of the CQF, and the FAQ is that no, you can't do it separately.So the four options are this, self study, the CQF, and Daniel Duffy's C++I've yet to f...
by vbprogrammer
June 23rd, 2010, 9:54 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: C++ course - thoughts on this one.
Replies: 20
Views: 30581

C++ course - thoughts on this one.

Thanks, guys. I shall check out these books!
by vbprogrammer
June 22nd, 2010, 2:31 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: C++ course - thoughts on this one.
Replies: 20
Views: 30581

C++ course - thoughts on this one.

Well, you get to be on a schedule - as you said yourself.
by vbprogrammer
June 22nd, 2010, 10:33 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: C++ course - thoughts on this one.
Replies: 20
Views: 30581

C++ course - thoughts on this one.

<t>I am considering taking the following course this summer. Any thoughts or has anyone taken this before. (Summer 2010)Advanced C++ Programming and STL (Section 1)I&C SCI X471.27 (1.5) Learn some of the more advanced features of computer programming using C++. In particular, this course will co...
by vbprogrammer
October 23rd, 2009, 1:12 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: is it OK to not list your phd on the resume?
Replies: 119
Views: 43899

is it OK to not list your phd on the resume?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: KackToodlesI heard that some MFE offices recommend that their graduates with non-relevant degrees (for example, like PhD in civil engineeering or history, even if from top schools) do not list these degrees on their resume. They think that highlighting the MFE degree al...
by vbprogrammer
October 18th, 2009, 12:06 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Leaving PhD program to see if WS is for me
Replies: 20
Views: 36838

Leaving PhD program to see if WS is for me

I don't see any problem with that as long as you can explain as to why you are quitting your PhD program.
by vbprogrammer
October 7th, 2009, 5:42 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Script to download data from web every 1 min
Replies: 3
Views: 34826

Script to download data from web every 1 min

<t>Has anyone written a perl, python or in any other language a script that would download data from a web site such as finance.yahoo.com or money central every 1 min and archive. If you can share, it would be useful. If not but could point to any resources in this direction then that would be usefu...
by vbprogrammer
October 6th, 2009, 3:36 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: CFA, will it help for a career change?
Replies: 17
Views: 59682

CFA, will it help for a career change?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: deepvalueQuoteOriginally posted by: akhilsinghal1989I am an accounting Graduate student from India & searching for my career n finance accounting grad student? your future is guaranteed with $200K/year tenure track faculty position in acccounting. why do you wanna s...
by vbprogrammer
October 4th, 2009, 10:44 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Street Jobs w/ Finance PhD
Replies: 9
Views: 37668

Street Jobs w/ Finance PhD

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: deepvalueQuoteOriginally posted by: vbprogrammerdespite having a phd? it looks like you are talking for someone having an mba - I thought phd grad would be much better at finding jobs. wall street jobs are mainly designed for mbas. that's why all the summer associate po...
by vbprogrammer
October 2nd, 2009, 11:06 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Street Jobs w/ Finance PhD
Replies: 9
Views: 37668

Street Jobs w/ Finance PhD

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: YezorebetHello, We just back test different portfolio allocation methods or come up with new variables that may explain some of the variations of returns either cross sectionally or in the time series (almost always very small adjusted R-squared). Other times, we try to...
by vbprogrammer
October 2nd, 2009, 11:04 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Street Jobs w/ Finance PhD
Replies: 9
Views: 37668

Street Jobs w/ Finance PhD

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: deepvalueit's rough, man. rough. you need to grab whatever you can get. take all mba courses in your dept that teaches derivatives and investing stuff. if you learn some accounting, you might be able to market yourself as a financial analyst.despite having a phd? it loo...
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