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by TraderJoe
September 20th, 2008, 10:13 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Credit Derivatives & Subprime Crisis
Replies: 431
Views: 171360

Credit Derivatives & Subprime Crisis

How to save the financial system.QuoteI am astounded and deeply saddened to witness the senseless destruction in the U.S. financial system, which has been the envy of the world ...
by TraderJoe
September 20th, 2008, 10:08 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: I have come to bury TJ and not to praise him.
Replies: 45
Views: 52640

I have come to bury TJ and not to praise him.

QuoteCuch: Maybe less Banach spaces + strings and more real maths and C++? Careful cuch, some might argue that this is partly what got us into this mess.
by TraderJoe
September 20th, 2008, 10:01 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: I have come to bury TJ and not to praise him.
Replies: 45
Views: 52640

I have come to bury TJ and not to praise him.

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: outrunI wrote a firefox greasemonkey pluginWhere is this on your site?Yes, I'd like to block out cuchulainn (none of his stuff makes any sense anyway) and davet...
by TraderJoe
September 20th, 2008, 9:57 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: I have come to bury TJ and not to praise him.
Replies: 45
Views: 52640

I have come to bury TJ and not to praise him.

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: outrunI wrote a firefox greasemonkey pluginWhere is this on your site?Yes, I'd like to block out cuchulainn (none of his stuff makes any sense anyway) and davethera...
by TraderJoe
September 20th, 2008, 9:53 am
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: The Snowball
Replies: 1
Views: 48918

The Snowball

Mr Warren Buffett's first official biography no less.
by TraderJoe
September 20th, 2008, 9:47 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: I have come to bury TJ and not to praise him.
Replies: 45
Views: 52640

I have come to bury TJ and not to praise him.

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: outrunI wrote a firefox greasemonkey pluginWhere is this on your site?Yes, I'd like to block out cuchulainn (none of his stuff makes any sense anyway) and davetheraveangel .
by TraderJoe
September 20th, 2008, 8:39 am
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Paul Wilmott book
Replies: 35
Views: 75505

Paul Wilmott book

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: barnyPersonally, I've found the book very bad so far. It jumps from equation to equation and from statement to statement and expects you to fill in the blanks - a lot of the points are very ambigious and I'm simply puzzled as to how they've been arrived at - for a newbi...
by TraderJoe
September 20th, 2008, 8:27 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Credit Derivatives & Subprime Crisis
Replies: 431
Views: 171360

Credit Derivatives & Subprime Crisis

<t>QuoteWASHINGTON - Faltering financial institutions whose toxic assets have brought markets to the brink of catastrophe could unload their bad debt on the government, and in turn the taxpayer, under a half-trillion dollar bailout being crafted by the Bush administration and Congress. Top Republica...
by TraderJoe
September 20th, 2008, 8:21 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: For Gothic Punk Finance Girls
Replies: 746
Views: 97260

For Gothic Punk Finance Girls

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CactusManQuoteOriginally posted by: greghmShe is not as nice as the singer of Stream of passionStream of PassionI can't tell you how thankful I am for you pointing this girl out to me. Yes, her voice and looks blow my mind. I've got to meet this girl.She's a babe alrigh...
by TraderJoe
September 20th, 2008, 12:11 am
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Paul Wilmott book
Replies: 35
Views: 75505

Paul Wilmott book

<t>Two things are different about this hundred year storm:1. The scale - multiply the worst derivatives f**k up in your chapter by 100 and you have the subprime fallout.2. The type - this is systemic, not confined to just one bank or hedge fund.This is a disaster of truly biblical proportion.The fol...
by TraderJoe
September 19th, 2008, 11:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Great Albums
Replies: 95
Views: 66604

Great Albums

by TraderJoe
September 19th, 2008, 11:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Presidency in '08
Replies: 907
Views: 168370

Presidency in '08

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by TraderJoe
September 19th, 2008, 10:58 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Entry-level quant job prospects with "criminal" record
Replies: 51
Views: 54465

Entry-level quant job prospects with "criminal" record

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: foiasYes, potential employers of quants do care about a criminal record, for at least two reasons. One is that the regulators are going to ask about it if they register you. The other is that the most important thing they need most from quants, even above competence, is...
by TraderJoe
September 19th, 2008, 10:29 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: I have come to bury TJ and not to praise him.
Replies: 45
Views: 52640

I have come to bury TJ and not to praise him.

QuoteOriginally posted by: aiQUANTIt could be that TJ is a bot. Because no human being is capable of demonstrating such bad behaviour.
by TraderJoe
September 19th, 2008, 10:20 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Don't do MFE/MSc Math fin
Replies: 100
Views: 62971

Don't do MFE/MSc Math fin

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: JamesHHQuoteOriginally posted by: ChicagoGuyGood observation HG:And you have to remember that there are all of those Lehman and Bear people that are still looking for jobs. Thats why you should either stick with the job you have now or go for a PhD if you can.And if you...
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