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by ennodetmp1
August 1st, 2007, 1:58 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Age/work exp. preferred by the UK admission committees
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Age/work exp. preferred by the UK admission committees

<t>Could someone please give me a rough idea about the age and work experience preferred by the admission committees in UK?.MPhil in finance in Cambride have written explicitly in their website that they prefer candidates with no or very little work experience.What about other top colleges like impe...
by ennodetmp1
July 16th, 2007, 9:54 pm
Forum: The Quantitative Finance FAQs Project
Topic: Subjects, please...
Replies: 430
Views: 336180

Subjects, please...

What is risk neutral probability and risk neutral world?.Why is it neccessary for us to apply change of measure and move to the risk neutral world in-order to price a derivative security?
by ennodetmp1
June 25th, 2007, 5:32 pm
Forum: The Quantitative Finance FAQs Project
Topic: What is hedging?
Replies: 33
Views: 244080

What is hedging?

<t>IMHO, 'hedging' should be explained from 2 different perspectives..buy side and sell SideBuyside perspective - Suppose a fund manager holds 100,000 shares of IBM.He would like to reduce the effect of IBM falling below 90 on him by buying 90 puts.The manager takes a directional bet and adds a cush...
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