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by actuaryalfred
November 17th, 2008, 6:12 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Do quant strategies add value to the world?
Replies: 32
Views: 49748

Do quant strategies add value to the world?

Follow-up question:Do casinos add value to the world?
by actuaryalfred
October 14th, 2008, 9:10 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: convert risk-neutral prob to real world prob from CDS Spreads
Replies: 16
Views: 57825

convert risk-neutral prob to real world prob from CDS Spreads

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PaulYou are right, HOOK. People are so attached to risk neutrality that they forget it relies on some incredibly unrealistic assumptions. (And I use 'incredible' in the sense of being impossible to believe! But people do like their clever maths!) Those assumptions are w...
by actuaryalfred
September 17th, 2008, 3:33 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: AIG next ?
Replies: 61
Views: 57259

AIG next ?

by actuaryalfred
September 16th, 2008, 10:09 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: What happens to Lehmans all the massive quant / trading research ????
Replies: 26
Views: 54362

What happens to Lehmans all the massive quant / trading research ????

Barclays already bought part of Lehman, anyone knows where will those quants go?
by actuaryalfred
September 16th, 2008, 7:28 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: any leh or mer quant here?
Replies: 12
Views: 52460

any leh or mer quant here?

now barclays is buying, are you guys safe?
by actuaryalfred
September 16th, 2008, 2:56 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: I have come to bury TJ and not to praise him.
Replies: 45
Views: 53151

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

Take it easy, this forum will be dead soon.
by actuaryalfred
September 16th, 2008, 12:17 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: AIG next ?
Replies: 61
Views: 57259

AIG next ?

by actuaryalfred
September 15th, 2008, 3:57 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: any leh or mer quant here?
Replies: 12
Views: 52460

any leh or mer quant here?

any leh or mer quant here?
by actuaryalfred
March 19th, 2008, 10:28 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Bear Stearns in serious trouble??
Replies: 29
Views: 61424

Bear Stearns in serious trouble??

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: twofishQuoteOriginally posted by: actuaryalfredVictim? At least they had their bonus in the good time. Now all the tax payers need to take over their shitty loans.Trouble is that especially for senior managment, much of the bonus was in stock.....Obviously it's their fa...
by actuaryalfred
March 18th, 2008, 4:32 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Bear Stearns
Replies: 134
Views: 72969

Bear Stearns

QuoteI tend to think that Investment Banks' shares shouldn't be listed on stock market. They just add instability to the system.In fact, their existance does not have much benefit to the society but way too much harm, whether they are publicly traded or not.
by actuaryalfred
March 18th, 2008, 12:23 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Bear Stearns
Replies: 134
Views: 72969

Bear Stearns

<t>QuoteThe taxpayers may think they are bailing out the banks, but they are really bailing themselves out. Without cash in the coffers, banks can't lend. Without trust in counterparties, banks won't lend. Without lending, housing prices will fall sharply (causing more losses, more drains on banks' ...
by actuaryalfred
March 17th, 2008, 11:18 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Bear Stearns
Replies: 134
Views: 72969

Bear Stearns

<t>QuoteWe can only hope that as some of the weaker players go to oblivion that the flight of capital from the falling dominos will help strengthen the foundations of the strongest players.Help the strongest players? So that they can gamble more crazily because they know Fed will eventually help the...
by actuaryalfred
March 17th, 2008, 9:51 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Bear Stearns in serious trouble??
Replies: 29
Views: 61424

Bear Stearns in serious trouble??

QuoteOriginally posted by: ldnLehman may be the next victim...Victim? At least they had their bonus in the good time. Now all the tax payers need to take over their shitty loans.
by actuaryalfred
March 17th, 2008, 1:29 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Bear Stearns
Replies: 134
Views: 72969

Bear Stearns

Anyone working there can say something here?
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