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by slacknoise
October 29th, 2014, 7:49 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Looking for a SQL and Matlab book
Replies: 0
Views: 4198

Looking for a SQL and Matlab book

I am doing trading with SQL developer and Matlab and Bloomberg. Hence, i would really appreciated if you guys could recommend me some books concerning SQL and Matlab. I have almost no experience in programming but can grasp at a fast pace. All recommendations highly appreciated.
by slacknoise
October 29th, 2014, 1:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: North Korea
Replies: 145
Views: 32380

North Korea

He should be attacked by a cake catapult
by slacknoise
October 28th, 2014, 10:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Music Production
Replies: 7
Views: 2885

Music Production

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: tagomai remember a friend of mine had a music software on his amiga 500 . we used to spend week-ends long creating music patterns wit hit.and we were so proud of our "music". the truth is that it was probably only crap slacknoise pieces are definitely more advanced. con...
by slacknoise
October 27th, 2014, 8:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Music Production
Replies: 7
Views: 2885

Music Production

<r>Hi fellas,I am producing experimental minimal techno since i was 13 years old and when i have time i sometimes work and release a new track. As i am working with Matlab at my work i even produce sometimes soundwaves in matlab and "abuse" my work environment for my hobby, after hours of course. My...
by slacknoise
October 7th, 2014, 6:32 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Calypso Vs Front Arena
Replies: 1
Views: 7396

Calypso Vs Front Arena

<t>I've seen them both and worked with both of them directly and can tell you that SunGard has way more potential. They recently pulled up the largest treasury project in Germany and provide market leading trading solutions. looking at the date of this post, this might not be of your interest anymor...
by slacknoise
October 7th, 2014, 6:08 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Equity Local/ADR Arbitrage (in a market where opportunities still exists)
Replies: 2
Views: 3887

Equity Local/ADR Arbitrage (in a market where opportunities still exists)

<t>Hi,I set up a basic Arbitrage calculation in Matlab which sells and buys local equities and their ADR Equivalent. The formula basically triggers buy and sell executions based on a certain spread which has to be > X between the pairs. I am quite new to the topic of synthetic Arbitrage so i have a ...
by slacknoise
September 30th, 2014, 12:44 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: salaries in Zurich, Switzerland
Replies: 4
Views: 6970

salaries in Zurich, Switzerland

What would be a reasonable salary for an investment performance analyst position at UBS in Zurich? Or does someone has experience in Zurich or some statistics? thanks in advance
by slacknoise
September 29th, 2014, 5:14 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Chaikin Oscillator
Replies: 0
Views: 3418

Chaikin Oscillator

<t>Hi all,Has somebody worked with the Chaikin Oscillator in bloomberg analyzing stocks? Would the indicator be of any use if i am interested in analyzing the liquidity of a certain stock?another question is. What are you guys using for analyzing liquidity for equities in general, apart from looking...
by slacknoise
September 25th, 2014, 12:30 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Why is financial research useless?
Replies: 46
Views: 10270

Why is financial research useless?

QuoteOriginally posted by: GamalI did recently browse several financial jounals. What a crap!80% agreed
by slacknoise
September 24th, 2014, 6:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Which are your top 5 favorite countries?
Replies: 99
Views: 6565

Which are your top 5 favorite countries?

1. Switzerland2. Germany3. Sweden4. Norway5. Australia
by slacknoise
September 23rd, 2014, 12:47 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: How to interpret Pareto distributions
Replies: 0
Views: 3421

How to interpret Pareto distributions

Hi all,I built a VaR model based on EVT and a student T copula for an equity portfolio in realtime, but i am having troubles to interpret the pareto distribution. Any help on this? comments? Find the file attached.
by slacknoise
September 15th, 2014, 12:45 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Seeking Projects in the $4MM to $20MM
Replies: 9
Views: 5445

Seeking Projects in the $4MM to $20MM

Can you write me a pm about the project?. Interested in LatAm markets?
by slacknoise
September 12th, 2014, 12:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wedding Etiquette - advice needed.
Replies: 265
Views: 13208

Wedding Etiquette - advice needed.

i am german but moved here 2.5 years ago and to be honest i dont know whether Chile exports to Russia.
by slacknoise
September 12th, 2014, 11:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: VICE
Replies: 6
Views: 3395

VICE

QuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaThey also have a report on Uruguay (are you so?) what do you mean by this?
by slacknoise
September 12th, 2014, 11:55 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: VICE
Replies: 6
Views: 3395

VICE

I recently viewed some documentaries about the situation in Afghanistan and child soldiers in Kabul and the Philippines which were quite astonishing and interesting.On the other hand sometimes VICE appears a bit Sex drugs and rock n roll. what do you think?
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