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by fulmerspot
June 6th, 2016, 12:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 5023
Views: 438087

UK going to the dogs

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: rmaxQuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarAmerican bashing does seem to be rising in popularity here and elsewhere. Fine to criticize the politics and some of the business practices, but I can't take Euro-provincialism too seriously....
by fulmerspot
June 6th, 2016, 7:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Maximum Speed 4 mph
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Maximum Speed 4 mph

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnA little known fact is that there are more canals in Birmingham than Venice. That could be a nice journey I once took a boat journey from Dublin on the Royal Canal and all the way to the broad majestic Shannon. It was great.When I was a child I went from Nantw...
by fulmerspot
June 2nd, 2016, 3:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Maximum Speed 4 mph
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Maximum Speed 4 mph

<t>QuoteOriginally 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 are so many good pubs by canals.Herr Ka...
by fulmerspot
June 1st, 2016, 6:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Maximum Speed 4 mph
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Maximum Speed 4 mph

<t>Off on a little holiday along the Oxford canal with my wife, youngest brother in law and godson, the greater and lesser hounds will be with us. The Oxford canal is minimum 7 ft wide and has a speed limit of 4 mph - we reckon to do about 20 miles a day and take time out for beer and fishing.Lookin...
by fulmerspot
June 1st, 2016, 10:50 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 2196
Views: 134266

UK and the EU: In or out?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnWill the customs posts come back to check if people are smuggling butter and Mars bars from Newry?I was told that certain preventative products which were banned in Eire at the behest of the catholic church were very popular contraband.True?Herr KartoffelKopf ...
by fulmerspot
May 26th, 2016, 4:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Brexit: To Be or Not To Be?
Replies: 30
Views: 4627

Brexit: To Be or Not To Be?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: rmaxMy data point comes from Hackney Carriage drivers in London. They are all saying that in groups people are saying Stay, but then when one or two people are left in the cab, they change to leave.It is a close run thing. Hopefully everyone will see sense and vote Stay...
by fulmerspot
May 19th, 2016, 12:24 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Algorithmic trading thought experiment
Replies: 6
Views: 924

Algorithmic trading thought experiment

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: complyorexplainQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaIf the value of the inception trade is non-positive, then why do it? Because I have a strong belief the algorithm will generate profits! Perhaps you do to, and you have given me margin money to support the trades. Bu...
by fulmerspot
May 19th, 2016, 8:24 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: The future for Excel VBA
Replies: 35
Views: 7020

The future for Excel VBA

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: GovertQuoteOriginally posted by: fulmerspotI did play with this before deciding to use C# and therefore ExcelDNA on my current project. I suspect it will be a while yet before Microsoft can demise the C API but if the [UdfClass] interface becomes available on the next v...
by fulmerspot
May 18th, 2016, 12:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Return of the Prodigal Sons - Hello Marsden!
Replies: 51
Views: 2644

Return of the Prodigal Sons - Hello Marsden!

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarWhat is going on in here?...Oh, I see. Prattling on about editors again.Some very good writers are editors too, you know. T.S. Eliot was an editor. Just like some consultants are Powerpoint wizards, some option traders are Excel/VBA jockeys...It's good to have ...
by fulmerspot
May 18th, 2016, 8:20 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: World Competitiveness Rankings
Replies: 148
Views: 165403

World Competitiveness Rankings

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginal...
by fulmerspot
May 12th, 2016, 7:34 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: How to determine characteristics of a derivative
Replies: 2
Views: 825

How to determine characteristics of a derivative

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: simteqHi, I recently posted a question regarding Interest Rate Vanilla Swaps which has been answered for which I am extremely grateful, as that post mentioned, I am looking at how to derive the data for the Basel SA-CCR calculations which require things like Notional Va...
by fulmerspot
May 11th, 2016, 2:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RIP
Replies: 1547
Views: 61201

RIP

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PaulQuoteOriginally posted by: Cuchulainn QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: twBy comparison, even taking to account it is confined by the boundaries of social science, mathematical finance seems disappointingly to be a one trick pony.may be ...
by fulmerspot
May 11th, 2016, 7:55 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Would you like sugar with your coffee???
Replies: 17
Views: 79850

Would you like sugar with your coffee???

QuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaCaramba! What crema!(Monsoon Malabar)Mmmm ... Monsoon Malabar is my morning drink. I use an Aeropress at my desk - very simple indeed but it does get most of the flavour out of the coffee beans.Herr KartoffelKopf
by fulmerspot
May 10th, 2016, 12:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: eurovision results are out
Replies: 223
Views: 32492

eurovision results are out

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: Cuchulainn"Australia .. a continent too far?"Being anti-antipodean makes him pro-p...
by fulmerspot
May 9th, 2016, 12:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RIP
Replies: 1547
Views: 61201

RIP

Gareth Gwenlan - producer of Only Fools and Horses, saviour of Blackadder ....Lovely old chap with whom I shared many a sunday evening pint Gareth Gwenlan RIPHerr KartoffelKopf
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