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by Collector
November 1st, 2001, 3:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Exceptional Writing
Replies: 36
Views: 191282

Exceptional Writing

by Collector
November 1st, 2001, 2:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Exceptional Writing
Replies: 36
Views: 191282

Exceptional Writing

>and maybe women are grateful to you for all of the above Humh
by Collector
November 1st, 2001, 1:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Exceptional Writing
Replies: 36
Views: 191282

Exceptional Writing

<t>>Do you honestly think that writing a book is gonna get you a woman???I actually wrote my book to scare women away. Too much supply can be a problem. That’s also why I always wear sunglasses, women needs eye contact. (For an exotic cow I would naturally consider to take of my sunglasses for a min...
by Collector
October 30th, 2001, 4:25 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: The Bonuses, The Pay, The Greed, The :-$
Replies: 36
Views: 192234

The Bonuses, The Pay, The Greed, The :-$

I never heard about citadel before I started in the hedge fund business. Sorry Hedge fund spels hedge fun I think.
by Collector
October 30th, 2001, 11:51 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Exceptional Writing
Replies: 36
Views: 191282

Exceptional Writing

So next time I should write a book in 2 volumes including my scandinavian accent
by Collector
October 30th, 2001, 4:10 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Exceptional Writing
Replies: 36
Views: 191282

Exceptional Writing

<t>Hamilton: what you do is typing not writing! Get yourself a pen and paper and move up in the mountains."Many suffer from the incurable disease of writing, and it become chronic in their sick minds."Juvenal 60-130 AD"When you steal from one author, it's plagirism; if you steal from many, it's rese...
by Collector
October 29th, 2001, 12:55 am
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Convertibles
Replies: 20
Views: 190900

Convertibles

<r>>"Option Volatility & Pricing" by Sheldon Natenberg. If some of you have read it, i'd be interested to know what >you thought about it. Natenberg is/was one of my favorite books. It is a very good introduction for anybody that want's to start trading options. However these days I find it very...
by Collector
October 23rd, 2001, 4:17 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Executive Stock Options
Replies: 78
Views: 193351

Executive Stock Options

what is the reference to Brian Hall and Kevin Murphy, book , paper?
by Collector
October 23rd, 2001, 3:34 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Executive Stock Options
Replies: 78
Views: 193351

Executive Stock Options

<t>These options are typically very complicated. There is a lot of different Executive options out there, forward starting, can the executive hedge the option (dependent on country you work in…)?, all in same basket: if company goes down executive loose the job and the option at the same time bla bl...
by Collector
October 23rd, 2001, 12:15 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: The Bonuses, The Pay, The Greed, The :-$
Replies: 36
Views: 192234

The Bonuses, The Pay, The Greed, The :-$

<t>>anyone have any comments on how the capital market divisions of the big commercial banks >>compare with the investment banks viz. pay, bonuses, culture, opportunity and general working >environment? I would say much the same these days? But naturally every place has it's own culture. The big com...
by Collector
October 22nd, 2001, 11:22 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: The Bonuses, The Pay, The Greed, The :-$
Replies: 36
Views: 192234

The Bonuses, The Pay, The Greed, The :-$

Only if they buy the platinium edition, that will include a cd plus a 50-inch TV screen.
by Collector
October 21st, 2001, 3:14 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: The Bonuses, The Pay, The Greed, The :-$
Replies: 36
Views: 192234

The Bonuses, The Pay, The Greed, The :-$

<r>Funny (?):"Without a doubt, people are still taking expensive time-share rentals on Long Island's Hamptons, and a fur coat can occasionally be spotted on a 20-something trader walking down Wall Street. But that's a far cry from a decade ago, when Wall Street's "Masters of the Universe" collected ...
by Collector
October 21st, 2001, 2:47 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: The Bonuses, The Pay, The Greed, The :-$
Replies: 36
Views: 192234

The Bonuses, The Pay, The Greed, The :-$

<t>Most people in the derivatives industry always feel they get to little pay. Compared with academia all are naturally over paid. But still, why not try to make the most out of it. There is often a taboo to tell what one make etc. but a general discussion on this subject should be very interesting ...
by Collector
October 11th, 2001, 2:53 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Black Scholes Dividends model vs. Binomial Dividends tree model
Replies: 11
Views: 190293

Black Scholes Dividends model vs. Binomial Dividends tree model

<t>Hi Omar 4-factor guy.Well nothing wrong with 4-factor models, I just tried to "indicate" that more complex models not necessary are better, and that they in some circumstances actually can be worse. I just think the Black-76 model (used for interest rate options) got bad reputation by a lot of ac...
by Collector
October 10th, 2001, 5:23 pm
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: Option Prices
Replies: 14
Views: 189990

Option Prices

<< What does "get carried away" mean precisely? >>If you have to ask, you already are. WHO, ME?
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