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Yeah, Israel has not been successful, you need a different breed of ambassador. Which Oblast do they come from? More charm offensive.I'm sorry, Paul, I missed this question before.Well, I think we've had two answers to my stupd question. Just waiting for somor and leptoq.

Yes, each time when I have to dispute with intellectually inferior creatures like marsden and cuchullain, I feel stupid and childish for wasting my time on it. Even reading their posts about the topic they are both obsessed with, causes idiotic laugh, I still have to find the sort of weed which can achieve the same effect.

I don't feel I'm nasty to marsden, may be a little bit to cuch, but it's paved by well intentions based on my hope that cuch is just brainwashed by his sources of "ground truth" coming from Irish government.

If you think Leo Varadker is negative, just wait until Sinn Fein gets into power next year.

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So you better go back to your vodka bars, your opera houses. Your massage parlors

Statistics: Posted by bearish — Today, 4:05 am

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I think Rep. E. Stefanik doesn’t throw numbers out of the blue.

That’s such a sad statement. It’s hard to argue further after that.Statistics: Posted by bearish — Today, 4:01 am

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For asset SDE, I am getting an error of 1-3 basis points between true mean and simulation mean.

This program will work only with one million simulation paths.

Here is the matlab program for SV monte carlo with new method.

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Code:

`function [] = SVMonteCarloWithNewGaussianVariates()Ndata=1000000;[Zn] = StandardNormalIdealDesity02(Ndata,1);%Above we generate ideal standard normal grid that is still not moment%matched.MOrder=16; ;%These alpha parameters came out of moment matching of one million sized%standard normal density grid and are hardcoded here.alpha(1)=0.999294359267928; alpha(3)=0.000408669303921;alpha(5)=0.000027555461306; alpha(7)=0.000101886611757;alpha(9)=0.000027612959772;alpha(11)=0.000005154923524; alpha(13)=0.000000404080224; alpha(15)=0.000000016381977;[ZnNew] = CalculateZnAfterHermiteSeriesMultiplication(Zn,alpha,MOrder); X0=1.0;alpha1=0;alpha2=1;kappaX=0;thetaX=1;a=kappaX*thetaX;b=-kappaX;rho=-.75;sigma1=.641;gammaV=.5;gammaX=.75;%%%%%%%%`%%%%%V0=1.0;%.35;thetaV=.50;%.04;kappaV=.150;mu1=kappaV*thetaV;mu2=-kappaV;beta1=0;beta2=1;gamma=.75;sigma0=.97;dt=.03125/2;Tt=64*1;T=Tt*dt;%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%5seed0=21872418;%rng(seed0, 'twister')rng(seed0, 'combRecursive')%rng(seed0, 'philox')%rng(seed0, 'multFibonacci')%rng(seed0, 'simdTwister')%rng(seed0, 'threefry')%combRecursive%Tt=10;paths=Ndata;ZSumPrev(1:paths)=0;ZSumPrev2(1:paths)=0;V(1:paths)=V0; %Original process monte carlo.X(1:paths)=X0;for tt=1:Tttt % Random2=randn(size(Random2)); % Random1=randn(size(Random1)); % Random1(paths00+1:2*paths00)=-1*Random1(1:paths00);% Random2(paths0+1:2*paths0)=-1*Random2(1:paths0); % Random1(paths0+1:2*paths0)=Random1(1:paths0); % %antithetic variates above%---------------------------------------------------------------------------ZRandom(1:paths/2)=0;ZRandom=randn(size(ZRandom)); ZRandom(paths/2+1:paths)=-ZRandom(1:paths/2);ZSum(1:paths)=ZSumPrev(1:paths)+ZRandom(1:paths);[ZSumS,I]=sort(ZSum); %Sorted SumZSumP(1:paths)=ZnNew(1:paths)*sqrt(tt);%Perfect SumZe(I(1:paths))=ZSumP(1:paths)-ZSumS(1:paths); %error in each path from perfect sumZSum(1:paths)=ZSumPrev(1:paths)+(ZRandom(1:paths)+Ze(1:paths));%Recalculation of sum after adding errorRandom1(1:paths)=(ZRandom(1:paths)+Ze(1:paths));%Actual added normal dist.ZSumPrev(1:paths)=ZSum(1:paths);%Previous value for next time step.%--------------------------------------------------------------%---------------------------------------------------------------------------ZRandom2(1:paths/2)=0;ZRandom2=randn(size(ZRandom2)); ZRandom2(paths/2+1:paths)=-ZRandom2(1:paths/2);ZSum2(1:paths)=ZSumPrev2(1:paths)+ZRandom2(1:paths);[ZSumS2,I2]=sort(ZSum2); %Sorted SumZSumP(1:paths)=ZnNew(1:paths)*sqrt(tt);%Perfect SumZe2(I2(1:paths))=ZSumP(1:paths)-ZSumS2(1:paths); %error in each path from perfect sumZSum2(1:paths)=ZSumPrev2(1:paths)+(ZRandom2(1:paths)+Ze2(1:paths));%Recalculation of sum after adding errorRandom2(1:paths)=(ZRandom2(1:paths)+Ze2(1:paths));%Actual added normal dist.ZSumPrev2(1:paths)=ZSum2(1:paths);%Previous value for next time step.%--------------------------------------------------------------X(1:paths)=X(1:paths)+ ... (a* X(1:paths).^alpha1 + b* X(1:paths).^alpha2)* dt + ... sqrt(1-rho^2)* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV.* X(1:paths).^gammaX .*Random1(1:paths) * sqrt(dt) + ... rho* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV .*X(1:paths).^gammaX .*Random2(1:paths)*sqrt(dt) + ... (a*alpha1* X(1:paths).^(alpha1-1)+b*alpha2* X(1:paths).^(alpha2-1)).* ... (((a* X(1:paths).^alpha1 + b* X(1:paths).^alpha2)* dt^2/2)+ ... (sqrt(1-rho^2)* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV.* X(1:paths).^gammaX .*Random1(1:paths) *(1-1/sqrt(3)).*dt^1.5+ ... rho* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV .*X(1:paths).^gammaX .*Random2(1:paths)*(1-1/sqrt(3)).*dt^1.5))+ ... .5*(a*alpha1*(alpha1-1)* X(1:paths).^(alpha1-2)+b*alpha2*(alpha2-1).* X(1:paths).^(alpha2-2)).* ... ( sigma1^2* V(1:paths).^(2*gammaV).* X(1:paths).^(2*gammaX)) *dt^2/2 + ... sqrt(1-rho^2)* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV.*gammaX.* X(1:paths).^(gammaX-1).* ... ((a* X(1:paths).^alpha1 + b* X(1:paths).^alpha2).*Random1(1:paths) * 1/sqrt(3).* dt^1.5 + ... sqrt(1-rho^2)* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV.* X(1:paths).^gammaX .*(Random1(1:paths).^2-1) * dt/2 + ... rho* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV .*X(1:paths).^gammaX .*Random1(1:paths).*Random2(1:paths)*dt/2)+ ... .5*sqrt(1-rho^2)* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV.*gammaX.*(gammaX-1).* X(1:paths).^(gammaX-2).* ... (sigma1^2* V(1:paths).^(2*gammaV).* X(1:paths).^(2*gammaX) .*Random1(1:paths).*1/sqrt(3).*dt^1.5)+ ... sqrt(1-rho^2)* sigma1*gammaV.* V(1:paths).^(gammaV-1).* X(1:paths).^(gammaX).* ... ((mu1.*V(1:paths).^beta1 + mu2.*V(1:paths).^beta2).*Random1(1:paths) * 1/sqrt(3).* dt^1.5 + ... sigma0*V(1:paths).^gamma.*Random1(1:paths).*Random2(1:paths)*dt/2)+ ... .5*sqrt(1-rho^2)* sigma1*gammaV.*(gammaV-1).* V(1:paths).^(gammaV-2).* X(1:paths).^(gammaX).* ... (sigma0^2*V(1:paths).^(2*gamma).*Random1(1:paths)*1/sqrt(3)*dt^1.5)+ ... sqrt(1-rho^2)* sigma1*gammaV.* V(1:paths).^(gammaV-1).*gammaX.* X(1:paths).^(gammaX-1).* ... rho.* sigma1.* V(1:paths).^gammaV .*X(1:paths).^gammaX .*sigma0.*V(1:paths).^gamma.*Random1(1:paths)*1/sqrt(3)*dt^1.5+ ... rho* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV.*gammaX.* X(1:paths).^(gammaX-1).* ... ((a* X(1:paths).^alpha1 + b* X(1:paths).^alpha2).*Random2(1:paths) * 1/sqrt(3).* dt^1.5 + ... sqrt(1-rho^2)* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV.* X(1:paths).^gammaX .*Random1(1:paths).*Random2(1:paths) * dt/2 + ... rho* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV .*X(1:paths).^gammaX .*(Random2(1:paths).^2-1)*dt/2)+ ... 0.5*rho* sigma1* V(1:paths).^gammaV.*gammaX.*(gammaX-1).* X(1:paths).^(gammaX-2).* ... (sigma1^2* V(1:paths).^(2*gammaV).* X(1:paths).^(2*gammaX) .*Random2(1:paths).*1/sqrt(3).*dt^1.5)+ ... rho* sigma1*gammaV.* V(1:paths).^(gammaV-1).* X(1:paths).^(gammaX).* ... ((mu1.*V(1:paths).^beta1 + mu2.*V(1:paths).^beta2).*Random2(1:paths) * 1/sqrt(3).* dt^1.5 + ... sigma0*V(1:paths).^gamma.*(Random2(1:paths).^2-1)*dt/2)+ ... .5*rho* sigma1*gammaV.*(gammaV-1).* V(1:paths).^(gammaV-2).* X(1:paths).^(gammaX).* ... sigma0^2.*V(1:paths).^(2*gamma).*Random2(1:paths) * 1/sqrt(3).* dt^1.5+ ... rho* sigma1*gammaV.* V(1:paths).^(gammaV-1).*gammaX.* X(1:paths).^(gammaX-1).* ... rho.* sigma1.* V(1:paths).^gammaV .*X(1:paths).^gammaX .*sigma0.*V(1:paths).^gamma.*Random2(1:paths)*1/sqrt(3)*dt^1.5; V(1:paths)=V(1:paths)+ ... (mu1.*V(1:paths).^beta1 + mu2.*V(1:paths).^beta2)*dt + ... sigma0*V(1:paths).^gamma .*Random2(1:paths)*sqrt(dt) + ... (mu1.*beta1*V(1:paths).^(beta1-1) + mu2.*beta2.*V(1:paths).^(beta2-1)).* ... ((mu1.*V(1:paths).^beta1 + mu2.*V(1:paths).^beta2)*dt^2/2 + ... sigma0*V(1:paths).^gamma .*Random2(1:paths)*(1-1/sqrt(3))*dt^1.5) + ... .5*(mu1.*beta1.*(beta1-1).*V(1:paths).^(beta1-2) + mu2.*beta2.*(beta2-1).*V(1:paths).^(beta2-2)).* ... sigma0^2.*V(1:paths).^(2*gamma).*dt^2/2 + ... sigma0*gamma*V(1:paths).^(gamma-1) .* ... ((mu1.*V(1:paths).^beta1 + mu2.*V(1:paths).^beta2).*Random2(1:paths).*1/sqrt(3)*dt^1.5 + ... sigma0.*V(1:paths).^gamma .*(Random2(1:paths).^2-1)*dt/2) + ... .5*sigma0*gamma*(gamma-1).*V(1:paths).^(gamma-2) .* ... sigma0^2.*V(1:paths).^(2*gamma) .*Random2(1:paths).*1/sqrt(3)*dt^1.5;endX(X<0)=0;V(V<0)=0;X=real(X);V=real(V);CallStrikes=[.5,.55,.6,.65,.7,.75,.8,.85,.9,.95,1,1.05,1.1,1.15,1.2,1.25,1.3,1.35,1.4,1.45,1.5,1.55,1.6,1.65,1.7,1.75]NoOfCallStrikes=length(CallStrikes);CallPricesMC(1:NoOfCallStrikes)=0;for nn=1:NoOfCallStrikes for pp=1:paths if(X(pp)>CallStrikes(nn)) CallPricesMC(nn)=CallPricesMC(nn)+(X(pp)-CallStrikes(nn))/paths; end endendCallPricesMCSVolMeanAnalytic=thetaV+exp(-kappaV*T)*(V0-thetaV)SVolMean=sum(V(1:paths))/pathsAssetMeanAnalytic=thetaX+exp(-kappaX*T)*(X0-thetaX)AssetMean=sum(X(1:paths))/pathsstr=input("Look at Numbers"); MaxCutOff=15; NoOfBins=800;%round(1*500*gamma^2*4*sigma0/sqrt(MCMean)/(1+kappa))*1;%Decrease the number of bins if the graph is too [YDensity,IndexOutY,IndexMaxY] = MakeDensityFromSimulation_Infiniti_NEW(V,paths,NoOfBins,MaxCutOff ); plot(IndexOutY(1:IndexMaxY),YDensity(1:IndexMaxY),'g'); title(sprintf('Stochastic Volatility Density : v0=%.3f,kappaV=%.3f,thetaV=%.3f,gamma=%.3f,sigma0=%.3f,T=%.2f',V0,kappaV,thetaV,gamma,sigma0,T));%,sprintf('theta= %f', theta), sprintf('kappa = %f', kappa),sprintf('sigma = %f', sigma0),sprintf('T = %f', T)); xlabel('Asset'), ylabel('Density Of Asset') str=input("Look at VOLATILITY density graphs"); MaxCutOff=15; NoOfBins=600;%round(1*500*gamma^2*4*sigma0/sqrt(MCMean)/(1+kappa))*1;%Decrease the number of bins if the graph is too [XDensity,IndexOutX,IndexMaxX] = MakeDensityFromSimulation_Infiniti_NEW(X,paths,NoOfBins,MaxCutOff ); plot(IndexOutX(1:IndexMaxX),XDensity(1:IndexMaxX),'g'); title(sprintf('Asset Density : x0 = %.4f,gammaX=%.3f,sigmaX=%.2f,gammaV=%.3f,v0=%.3f,kappaV=%.3f,thetaV=%.3f,gamma=%.3f,sigma0=%.3f,T=%.2f', X0,gammaX,sigma1,gammaV,V0,kappaV,thetaV,gamma,sigma0,T));%,sprintf('theta= %f', theta), sprintf('kappa = %f', kappa),sprintf('sigma = %f', sigma0),sprintf('T = %f', T)); xlabel('Asset'), ylabel('Density Of Asset') str=input("Look at Asset density graphs");end`

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Here is the last output with the program.

SVolMeanAnalytic =

0.930353988212529

SVolMean =

0.930352500614483

AssetMeanAnalytic =

1

AssetMean =

0.999811155550446

Look at Numbers

IndexMax =

801

Look at VOLATILITY density graphs

IndexMax =

601

Look at Asset density graphs

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corr=-.75;

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Statistics: Posted by Amin — Today, 1:49 am

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Are you using LATEX? Are these equations generated by software?

Statistics: Posted by Cuchulainn — Yesterday, 11:27 pm

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HundertwasserhausWhat else would you recommend to visit in Vienna? I'm going to a conference at the University of Vienna, so one beautiful historical venue is automatically on my list.

Can't blame you for that.

This is Wien

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-bgiiTxhzM

A tour of the sewer in Vienna is a site worth seeing etc.

I already booked tickets to a concert at Musikvereins Goldene Saal - not the Mozart show, which I read is a tourist trap. Directions to some quality concerts of Vienna classics will be much appreciated though. And anything worth seeing! Peculiar corners, old churches, libraries, stores, best cafes...

Statistics: Posted by katastrofa — Yesterday, 10:28 pm

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Statistics: Posted by Cuchulainn — Yesterday, 10:12 pm

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In Amsterdam, we call laptoq a "window shopper == kijken niet kopen == look but no buy"

In Dublin, we would class him as a "blow-in" ... like a settler without automatic rifles in the West Bank.

Sometimes subtle clues get out before they are caught.In Dublin, we would class him as a "blow-in" ... like a settler without automatic rifles in the West Bank.

The Israelis call their occasional bombardment campaigns on Gaza "mowing the lawn," or "cutting the grass."

If anyone mows their lawn in the Levant, it's because they imported the practice from where they came from in America, or maybe Europe.

And because they waste a lot of precious water.

Statistics: Posted by Marsden — Yesterday, 10:09 pm

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What else would you recommend to visit in Vienna? I'm going to a conference at the University of Vienna, so one beautiful historical venue is automatically on my list.Can't blame you for that.Never heard it before! Fantastica song! Vienna no tenia chances!

Italian minority in the US song?

This is Wien

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-bgiiTxhzM

A tour of the sewer in Vienna is a site worth seeing etc.

I already booked tickets to a concert at Musikvereins Goldene Saal - not the Mozart show, which I read is a tourist trap. Directions to some quality concerts of Vienna classics will be much appreciated though. And anything worth seeing! Peculiar corners, old churches, libraries, stores, best cafes...

Statistics: Posted by Gamal — Yesterday, 9:09 pm

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They might admit a Jared Kushner for a few million, but do you really think they'd sully their reputation so brazenly for even a few billion?

They're not George Mason University.

You think American philanthropists don't often demand returns on their investments -- ?Unlike American philanthropists, these governments often demand returns on their investments, which can manifest in subtle forms of propaganda.

Statistics: Posted by Marsden — Yesterday, 8:34 pm

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What I was wondering, though, is how you know that Claudine Gay was aware of the contributions the the Middle East Studies Department.

And moreover, why should anyone be concerned about from where a university's funding comes from?

In recent years the primary goal of a university president, particularly within the IVY League, has shifted away from imparting knowledge and excellence to students towards fundraising. Notably, presidents are actively soliciting foreign donations from sources indirectly related to Middle Eastern and Islamic governments and their supporters.And moreover, why should anyone be concerned about from where a university's funding comes from?

Unlike American philanthropists, these governments often demand returns on their investments, which can manifest in subtle forms of propaganda. This can include, training specialists who will later advocate for their viewpoints and work indirectly on their behalf. (See: Laurent Murawiec,

One prominent example is Qatar Emirate, which struggles with a problematic external image due to its support of terrorist groups like Hamas and Jabhat Al-Nusra, as well as its controversial hosting of the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

Therefore, it is not surprising that Claudine, Elisabeth, and Sally Kornbluth refused to reveal the donors and the amount of donations they received from foreign sources at the congressional hearing. This was despite the law explicitly requiring them to report any donation from a foreign entity exceeding $250,000 (See: Section 117 of the Higher Education Act of 1965).

For years, universities had paid scant attention to this obligation, and the Department of Education did not enforce it. However, several reports in 2019-2020 demanded greater transparency, leading the DoE to call for stricter reporting. Unfortunately, under Biden administration, the DoE has apparently reversed course and no longer reports the names of giftors. This means we only know the country of origin (governments), but not the specific individuals, companies, or institutions involved.

Statistics: Posted by somor — Yesterday, 8:15 pm

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No taqoma, we don't have a designated red district here, just two drunk whores: marsden and cuch peeing and pooping in different threads randomly. I strongly support creating regulated red districts to have a minimal form of "ordung". Although because of humanitarian reasons both marsden and cuch will be exempted: marsden apparently has a missing limb and half brain, and cuch overdid his sambo training which had severe impact on his cognitive abilityProbably yes. Ask laptoq.I assume there is a red district there, too.

In Dublin, we would class him as a "blow-in" ... like a settler without automatic rifles in the West Bank.

Statistics: Posted by Cuchulainn — Yesterday, 7:25 pm

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I think I found it: War against the Ottomans - Permanent Exhibitions Upper Floor - Exhibitions - Heeresgeschichtliches Museum (hgm.at)

That looks right.What was astounding to me was that they had things just kind of laid out in a nondescript room with a placard describing the battle. No security, nothing. Maybe they've gotten more formal in the years since I was there.

To an American, with our very brief history and our mostly ridiculous hagiography of what history we do have, it was astonishing that they were so blasé about possibly the most important battle in deciding Europe's future in probably at least a thousand years.

Statistics: Posted by Marsden — Yesterday, 5:59 pm

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Probably yes. Ask laptoq.I assume there is a red district there, too.

Statistics: Posted by leptoq — Yesterday, 5:58 pm

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