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by AndyNguyen
December 20th, 2012, 12:43 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Algo Senior Project Suggestions
Replies: 7
Views: 9917

Algo Senior Project Suggestions

Interactive Brokers Trading Olympiad was cancelled in 2010They now have API lab for students to use but your teacher would need to make a request for you.
by AndyNguyen
November 29th, 2012, 12:53 am
Forum: Forum and Website Bugs and Suggestions
Topic: Attached Code Ugliness, Poor Readability
Replies: 24
Views: 12025

Attached Code Ugliness, Poor Readability

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Polter4. add a code highlighter, e.g., as in here (note how it also uses "font-family:monospace" in the generated webpage code).Options #1 and #4 have the advantage of allowing for multiple code fragments in one post, which is quite an useful feature for a discussion in...
by AndyNguyen
November 29th, 2012, 12:52 am
Forum: Forum and Website Bugs and Suggestions
Topic: Attached Code Ugliness, Poor Readability
Replies: 24
Views: 12025

Attached Code Ugliness, Poor Readability

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Polter4. add a code highlighter, e.g., as in here (note how it also uses "font-family:monospace" in the generated webpage code).Options #1 and #4 have the advantage of allowing for multiple code fragments in one post, which is quite an useful feature for a discussion in...
by AndyNguyen
November 7th, 2012, 2:20 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Surveys for quant salary
Replies: 31
Views: 19166

Surveys for quant salary

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: mitandy, doesnt it look a little lowQuoteOriginally posted by: ThinkDifferentit is what it is. based on real data i assume. feel free to skew it to the better side I don't know if it's low or not because we don't have a good benchmark to compare with.The numbers are bas...
by AndyNguyen
November 2nd, 2012, 11:23 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Surveys for quant salary
Replies: 31
Views: 19166

Surveys for quant salary

We have a quant salary database of people with MFE/PHD degree and you can filter using location/job/firm/etc. May be close to what you are looking for.QuantNet Quant Salary Database
by AndyNguyen
December 27th, 2011, 7:44 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: 2nd Tier / 3rd Tier Firms?
Replies: 8
Views: 18209

2nd Tier / 3rd Tier Firms?

How about this list
by AndyNguyen
August 11th, 2011, 1:04 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Top MSc's in Mathematical/Computational Finance in U.S...
Replies: 5
Views: 18801

Top MSc's in Mathematical/Computational Finance in U.S...

In mid Sept, Quantnet will release a 2011 ranking of MFE/Math Finance programs in the US. We are almost done with gathering employment/admission/relevant data from the programs.Majority of the programs mentioned in this thread have already submitted the requested data.
by AndyNguyen
July 7th, 2011, 2:45 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: I know the relative pay of PhD quants in London, Paris, Switzerland and Italy
Replies: 26
Views: 33537

I know the relative pay of PhD quants in London, Paris, Switzerland and Italy

QuoteOriginally posted by: nufchavqHello Dominic,Although the LinkedIn Quant finance group looks defunct (?)According to LinkedIn, the group was closed by the owner. Not sure why.
by AndyNguyen
June 20th, 2011, 3:34 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: change in career path
Replies: 7
Views: 21742

change in career path

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: cl2000I have a really good GRE quant score at 745I know there are probably more math and programming classes I will have to take. And it most likely will be very different from my current major. I really need suggestions and advice on how to get to MFE or is it possible...
by AndyNguyen
June 1st, 2011, 9:17 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: caucasians in CMU MSCF
Replies: 71
Views: 25477

caucasians in CMU MSCF

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976you have to go to the career web sites of the MBA programs at Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, etc. They provide detailed information for several years, which countries the students are coming from and which countries they are taking employment and the salaries ...
by AndyNguyen
June 1st, 2011, 8:01 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: caucasians in CMU MSCF
Replies: 71
Views: 25477

caucasians in CMU MSCF

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976Attitudes have definitely changed. There was a time when 90% of Chinese MBAs and PhDs from USA B-schools would take jobs in USA. Now, 90% of them are turning down offers in USA and taking jobs in Hongkong, Singapore, and mainland China.Interesting statistic...
by AndyNguyen
May 30th, 2011, 2:13 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: how to get a quant job advice from wall street executives
Replies: 3
Views: 19919

how to get a quant job advice from wall street executives

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: quantmehhow-to-get-a-quant-job-advice-from-wall-street-executives-2011-5it would be interesting to conduct a similar interview with quants, not the guys who hire themGlad to see the article on our website got picked up for the mass audience It was done last Sept. Here i...
by AndyNguyen
May 14th, 2011, 3:54 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Global Quant Pay Survey RC1 Tell me what you think
Replies: 33
Views: 23870

Global Quant Pay Survey RC1 Tell me what you think

<t>CrashedMint said it extremely well.I'm not survey expert, just very interested in this kind of survey, but I stopped clicking after the first 2, 3 pages whose size make the whole process seem rather daunting. Dominic said he reaches 90% of people in this line of work so obviously, many people wil...
by AndyNguyen
April 27th, 2011, 2:45 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: What exactly does a Quant Trader do??
Replies: 13
Views: 22141

What exactly does a Quant Trader do??

Some reading would not hurthttp://www.markjoshi.com/downloads/advice.pdf
by AndyNguyen
April 10th, 2011, 5:39 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: MFE: Cornell ORIE: FE VS Baruch MFE
Replies: 14
Views: 23882

MFE: Cornell ORIE: FE VS Baruch MFE

<t>One bird in hand is worth more than two in the bush.There is a chance that you may not get into any program next year as you will have to compete with a different group of applicants. It's getting more competitive next year.If you seriously take advice from people here about UCB, why not take adv...
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