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by fulmerspot
July 28th, 2016, 9:07 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 5023
Views: 438083

Re: UK going to the dogs

They use a lot of call-centre staff in India because they are cheap (and usually clueless) and the employees in the UK clearly are so badly paid that they can't afford to eat or drink.

I expect the board of directors are also making sacrifices...

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Goats?
Herr KartoffelKopf
by fulmerspot
July 26th, 2016, 9:10 am
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: Book recommendation(s) for yield curve modelling/implementation?
Replies: 6
Views: 916

Re: Book recommendation(s) for yield curve modelling/implementation?

A swap curve. With (i) short-term derived from deposits/futures, (iI) mid-term derived from forwards and (iii) longer-term derived from swaps (e.g. 3y upwards) Thanks a lot! Marc Henrard's book: 'Interest Rate Modelling in the multi curve framewwork' seems to treat the subject well, rigorous enough...
by fulmerspot
July 12th, 2016, 8:41 am
Forum: Forum and Website Bugs and Suggestions
Topic: Nice new forum look
Replies: 21
Views: 12183

Re: Nice new forum look

More that industrial anti-climb, anti graffiti and very definitely anti#hashtag!

Herr KartoffelKopf
by fulmerspot
July 12th, 2016, 8:06 am
Forum: Forum and Website Bugs and Suggestions
Topic: Nice new forum look
Replies: 21
Views: 12183

Re: Nice new forum look

Smells of new paint.

Herr KartoffelKopf
by fulmerspot
July 8th, 2016, 7:30 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wilmott Membership
Replies: 49
Views: 2470

Wilmott Membership

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarHere is some low background music for the dinner party:Dindi - Rosa PassosDancing In the Dark- Diana KrallImagine the dunes stretching out before you and dusk falling on Nantucket. Now you just have to learn how to move to bossa nova. :)Sounds great - and you h...
by fulmerspot
July 1st, 2016, 2:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Post-summer solstice blues
Replies: 59
Views: 43865

Post-summer solstice blues

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnA bit of a nip in the air in the evenings..Summer Ennui - bring on my next holiday - A Marvellous PartyHerr KartoffelKopf
by fulmerspot
June 27th, 2016, 2:27 pm
Forum: Forum and Website Bugs and Suggestions
Topic: Removing threads versus banning members
Replies: 18
Views: 2183

Removing threads versus banning members

QuoteOriginally posted by: PaulI hope that this matter is now solved and closed, albeit with everyone losing.PPerhaps a statement informing us in more detail of the issue and actions to resolve it would prevent further speculation.Herr KartoffelKopf
by fulmerspot
June 27th, 2016, 1:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Maximum Speed 4 mph
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Maximum Speed 4 mph

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaStill looking for reading material?For those on the high seas (or narrow waters), Narrow Dog to Carcassonne may be too close to home but this landlubber just started reading it and it's a very funny despite the lack of quote marks around peoples' speech.Than...
by fulmerspot
June 27th, 2016, 11:24 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Maximum Speed 4 mph
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Maximum Speed 4 mph

I made it from Rugby to Banbury and back, wonderful slow time.In my absence it seems all #Quantigics threads have gone - have we offended him again?Herr Kapitan KartoffelKopf
by fulmerspot
June 15th, 2016, 10:06 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Maximum Speed 4 mph
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Maximum Speed 4 mph

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnHaul away you rolling kingsTo me heave away, haul awayHaul away, you'll hear me singWe're bound for South AustraliaIn South Australia my native landFull of rocks and thieves and fleas and sand Maybe teach the kids a sea shanty when working on the locks.Fifteen...
by fulmerspot
June 15th, 2016, 7:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Maximum Speed 4 mph
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Maximum Speed 4 mph

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: fulmerspotQuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: fulmerspotOK - so far the holiday reading list is:The Long Cosmos - final part of the Long Earth collaboration between Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter.Interest Rate Modelling in the Multi-curve ...
by fulmerspot
June 13th, 2016, 2:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The day Microsoft died
Replies: 160
Views: 17505

The day Microsoft died

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelmicrosoft to buy linkedin for $26bnThis belongs in a new thread: "The day LinkedIn died"Look, matey, I know a...
by fulmerspot
June 9th, 2016, 12:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Maximum Speed 4 mph
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Maximum Speed 4 mph

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: fulmerspotOK - so far the holiday reading list is:The Long Cosmos - final part of the Long Earth collaboration between Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter.Interest Rate Modelling in the Multi-curve Framework - Marc Henrard.One more fic...
by fulmerspot
June 9th, 2016, 12:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: bilderberg 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 28084

bilderberg 2010

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauper2016attendeesNo Kanye?No Kardashians?These people are not staying relevant!Herr KartoffelKopf
by fulmerspot
June 9th, 2016, 12:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Maximum Speed 4 mph
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Maximum Speed 4 mph

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: fulmerspotQuoteOriginally posted by: PaulI think you're all missing the point (and not for the first time!): Canal Pub Guide.PThanks, Paul. That is a given!Opening and closing locks can be thirsty work. It is one of the beauties of the English canal system that there ar...
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