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by platinum
September 1st, 2015, 4:53 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Psychology of legendary investors
Replies: 2
Views: 2712

Psychology of legendary investors

<t>To round out your studies, I would recommend the book Red-Blooded Risk: A Secret History of Wall Street by Aaron Brown.The book has very good insights on investing/gambling/risk management and personality traits that may lead you to be better or worse at any and all of them. For gamblers, in part...
by platinum
August 28th, 2015, 12:22 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: How to beat machine learning/automation/big data to make money?
Replies: 10
Views: 8227

How to beat machine learning/automation/big data to make money?

<t>It depends on what your expertise is in and if you are interested in managing a team. If you were not on the investing side, that could mean that you were in IT for many years. Your 80-hour work weeks should be worth something.But not everyone likes to manage people, even when it comes to other s...
by platinum
August 28th, 2015, 1:13 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: How to beat machine learning/automation/big data to make money?
Replies: 10
Views: 8227

How to beat machine learning/automation/big data to make money?

<t>Having watched this scene for a number of years, I would say that there are still areas where qualitative judgment matters and a discretionary investment process can do well informed by quant methods and a systematic approach, so there is a rigorous formalism to it.Examples would include event-dr...
by platinum
August 27th, 2015, 11:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: goldman sachs
Replies: 141
Views: 18458

goldman sachs

Goldman Sachs Shenzhen-style - "a financial services company linked to a group of gambling companies":Heard of China's Fake Rolexes? Now There's a Fake Goldman Sachs- BloombergAt least they don't have to worry about Dodd-Frank.
by platinum
July 18th, 2015, 8:45 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Bullish GOLD 1053.....What will be Next?
Replies: 101
Views: 129232

Bullish GOLD 1053.....What will be Next?

Not so bullish right now:Gold at lowest level it has seen since 2010
by platinum
June 21st, 2015, 7:33 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Second book on options
Replies: 2
Views: 2731

Second book on options

<t>If you are interested in looking more closely at a wide range of option types, practitioner notes on implementation and actual code, this is a well known book, which comes with a CD of supplementary material:The Complete Guide to Option Pricing Formulas - EG HaugThere are some threads here about ...
by platinum
May 13th, 2015, 9:00 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Entry level book on economics ?
Replies: 8
Views: 4319

Entry level book on economics ?

You might have a look at this:Economics - Samuelson and Nordhaus 2009Highly rated. Samuelson's intro text is classic, as you probably know and Nordhaus has updated the work.
by platinum
May 4th, 2015, 2:45 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Who used the term volatility first in the context of financial markets?
Replies: 2
Views: 3018

Who used the term volatility first in the context of financial markets?

<t>Possibly Wesley C. Mitchell in the context of his research on grain prices in 1921 (with previous work completed in 1915), as described in Derivatives: Models on Models, by E.G. Haug. Mitchell was working at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the U.S. and looking at fluctuations in commodity price...
by platinum
April 15th, 2015, 11:30 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Dark Matter IS NOT Crap
Replies: 65
Views: 99540

Dark Matter IS NOT Crap

This is the study cited in the previous Dark Matter Map post:Wide-Field Lensing Mass Maps from DES Science Verification DataOn arXiv, submitted on April 12.
by platinum
April 15th, 2015, 11:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Dark Matter IS NOT Crap
Replies: 65
Views: 99540

Dark Matter IS NOT Crap

A new article from the Royal Astronomical Society:The behaviour of dark matter associated with four bright cluster galaxiesPublished online on April 14.
by platinum
April 9th, 2015, 5:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Monsanto weed killer can 'probably' cause cancer: World Health Organization
Replies: 112
Views: 10207

Monsanto weed killer can 'probably' cause cancer: World Health Organization

On Reuters yesterday:Chinese citizens sue government over transparency on Monsanto
by platinum
March 29th, 2015, 2:50 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Publishing an article in Applied Mathematics Letters
Replies: 44
Views: 7805

Publishing an article in Applied Mathematics Letters

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuote2) Cuchulainn mentions the delegation aspect, but this also has an upside - the mandate to "Bring Your Own Reviewers" is providing fresh blood to the publisher and your work may be be addressed by someone who is not seriously overburdened and possibly jad...
by platinum
March 29th, 2015, 12:41 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Publishing an article in Applied Mathematics Letters
Replies: 44
Views: 7805

Publishing an article in Applied Mathematics Letters

<t>Alright, I will repost, but have edited a little. Nothing revolutionary here, although in the larger picture I would definitely hope for more innovation and fresh thinking at the edges of theory and practice. I have read hundreds of journal articles in recent years and even if well written from a...
by platinum
March 29th, 2015, 12:02 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Publishing an article in Applied Mathematics Letters
Replies: 44
Views: 7805

Publishing an article in Applied Mathematics Letters

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: bearishDeleted as per request from platinum.What it a 'shocking' post?No, but he quoted my post in full and I had made an assumption about the AML's process that was wrong. I deleted my own post in order to avoid giving flawed advice...
by platinum
March 27th, 2015, 11:10 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Publishing an article in Applied Mathematics Letters
Replies: 44
Views: 7805

Publishing an article in Applied Mathematics Letters

<r>I went to the Applied Mathematics Letters site to obtain the instructions:REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBMITTING REVIEWERS(1) Please prepare a list of 8 (eight) proposed reviewers. You MUST include Full Names, Department, University, Country and Email Addresses for each proposed reviewer. It should be a glo...
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