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by veeruthakur
April 27th, 2009, 7:20 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Traders at Central Banks?
Replies: 19
Views: 42238

Traders at Central Banks?

QuoteOriginally posted by: QuantVaderIs there a trading floor in central banks? Who does the actual purchase and sale of securities? What is the salary/bonus like?Bonus....he said bonus...hehe
by veeruthakur
November 8th, 2008, 12:04 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: I give you $1000, how do you invest the money? Why?
Replies: 26
Views: 49579

I give you $1000, how do you invest the money? Why?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CrashedMintI must admit: The models/the math interests me, not the actual underlyers. But I have an interview next week and almost certainly they will ask this question. Is there some site on the web that has a quick daily report on the indices and interesting stocks? S...
by veeruthakur
July 6th, 2008, 5:07 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: non-white CEO phenomenon never happens in Europe
Replies: 49
Views: 56613

non-white CEO phenomenon never happens in Europe

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: mbfinalbluesYes, Okay Citigroup has a non-white CEO, Pepsi has a non-white CEO who is a woman. I can't see how Europe has progressed. The European mentality (British, French and German) would never accept foreigners from non-white countries to rule their treasured blue-...
by veeruthakur
June 17th, 2008, 6:47 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Are these real jobs ?
Replies: 12
Views: 54835

Are these real jobs ?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ChicagoGuyEssential Requirements:- PhD in a quantitative field (physics, math, engineering or science) from a leading school- 3yrs experience as a Quant or Risk Quant at a major financial institution- Stochastic Calculus, PDEs, Numerical Methods- Excel, Mathematica and ...
by veeruthakur
June 12th, 2008, 7:16 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: my boss watches porn
Replies: 100
Views: 62596

my boss watches porn

QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: veeruthakurffm is esp yummy.There's a fourth person, a guy who doesn't get any. That'd be you.I'm like Thomas J. Watson. I think the world has a need for maybe five porn movies.Nay. there is a 5th-you, who cannot get it up.
by veeruthakur
June 11th, 2008, 7:25 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: my boss watches porn
Replies: 100
Views: 62596

my boss watches porn

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: napolean80My boss watches porn on trading terminal. he is no kid - 42 with wife and kid. There are three more witnesses but should I bring this issue up with other higher people? It won't achieve anything because my boss has been here for very long. He is only frustrate...
by veeruthakur
May 25th, 2008, 1:34 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Said basic c++, invited for "very strong c++ reqd." interview
Replies: 27
Views: 57766

Said basic c++, invited for "very strong c++ reqd." interview

<t>QuotePersonally, I'd teach templates thoroughly before I ever mention inheritance, but I realize not everybody would agree.umm. interesting point you raise Zmei. Templates can be taught by saying that you write one generic piece of code, with the compiler doing simple string search and replacemen...
by veeruthakur
May 25th, 2008, 3:37 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Said basic c++, invited for "very strong c++ reqd." interview
Replies: 27
Views: 57766

Said basic c++, invited for "very strong c++ reqd." interview

QuoteOriginally posted by: madmaxI would consider a good understanding of MJ's book to be "basic C++"Have you done much interviewing madmax? You'd be surprised at the level of Cpp you get with most candidates. a good understanding of the basic concepts would be so refreshing!
by veeruthakur
May 24th, 2008, 11:44 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Said basic c++, invited for "very strong c++ reqd." interview
Replies: 27
Views: 57766

Said basic c++, invited for "very strong c++ reqd." interview

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: madmaxI would consider a good understanding of MJ's book to be "basic C++"I like MJ's book because it does a very good job at getting the basics right without meddling too much into random syntactical details.Indeed, its basic. However, it is the best you can do in a we...
by veeruthakur
May 23rd, 2008, 9:05 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Said basic c++, invited for "very strong c++ reqd." interview
Replies: 27
Views: 57766

Said basic c++, invited for "very strong c++ reqd." interview

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: justusbI clearly stated "basic c++ skills" in my open* application and have been invited to an interview for a position that states "very strong c++" as a requirement. This interview was preceeded by a general competency interview, so some screening by a human can be as...
by veeruthakur
May 21st, 2008, 6:35 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Next Generation of Quants
Replies: 5
Views: 55196

Next Generation of Quants

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: KackToodlesQuoteOriginally posted by: jfuqua the next generation of scientists, engineers and quants may be much more homogeneous. that's because everyone knows there will not be another generation of scientists/engineers in US. science and engineers will be outsourced ...
by veeruthakur
April 7th, 2008, 6:31 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Napier Scott Salary Survey
Replies: 14
Views: 59251

Napier Scott Salary Survey

QuoteOriginally posted by: ArthurDentTier 1 associate NYC consistently less than LON.Any explanations? Is this due to USD weakness?London is frigging expensive. .....but so much more nicer than NYC
by veeruthakur
March 22nd, 2008, 4:27 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Salary for GS front office
Replies: 23
Views: 63061

Salary for GS front office

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: KackToodlesQuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: BlackSwan2 You will have to hire people to do things they probably have time to do for themselves, as well as pay other additional expenses that many people people with other jobs don't pay: a girlfr...
by veeruthakur
March 22nd, 2008, 11:19 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Salary for GS front office
Replies: 23
Views: 63061

Salary for GS front office

QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeKack-a-toodle-looooooooooooooooooooooooo...............!!!Kack.is back!Where were you? They foreclosed your house and took your computer?:-D
by veeruthakur
March 3rd, 2008, 7:59 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: any headhunter in Asia Pacific?
Replies: 8
Views: 58485

any headhunter in Asia Pacific?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: borientAfter the graduation last year, I am actively looking for the opportunity in the financial industry with the focus in the fixed income, derivatives, risk management areas. But it turned out no success so far. I have a Ph.D. in mathematics with the reading knowled...
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