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by EOrion
June 4th, 2008, 4:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Why are the Dems so f---ing stupid?
Replies: 82
Views: 88805

Why are the Dems so f---ing stupid?

because the Democratic party has become the coallition of opposition. The infighting is because they seemingly only agree on one thingthat the ruling pary sucks
by EOrion
June 4th, 2008, 4:05 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: convert arb outlook
Replies: 2
Views: 53552

convert arb outlook

true, the issue is te wide spreads. CA is bad if they go wider.
by EOrion
June 4th, 2008, 4:02 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: want some suggestion for my undergraduate plan
Replies: 3
Views: 53721

want some suggestion for my undergraduate plan

<t>You seem to be going down a very specific path. You might be better focused on the more general skill set while keeping on eye open to what would be relevant to what you think you want to be doing. There are many other interesting careers given the skill set and your interests might change. At pr...
by EOrion
May 10th, 2008, 12:01 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Morgan Stanley interview question
Replies: 49
Views: 93437

Morgan Stanley interview question

indulge my ignorance cm, but where is 12 coming from in your equation.(to be fair, I have only glanced the problem, and it was something that stuck out to me)
by EOrion
May 10th, 2008, 11:56 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Future for Trading
Replies: 3
Views: 55839

Future for Trading

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelI don't know about fx but your equities estmate may be a touch highThere is no logical reason why algos couldn't take over all marketmaking. They may be cheaper from a total cost perspective.So market making just shifts to the coding of complex games by algo bu...
by EOrion
May 2nd, 2008, 5:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Cost of Food
Replies: 232
Views: 74167

The Cost of Food

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CollectorQuoteSpeculators that have jumped on the "inflation thematic investment bandwagon" are actually helping to cause inflation.It's a bad scenario. What about the hedgers that simply tries to save their butt from getting fried? For people with their pay and savings...
by EOrion
April 29th, 2008, 2:15 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: duration bechmarking
Replies: 0
Views: 54829

duration bechmarking

scenarioclient has duration benchmark of 3 years.manager can invest 0 to 30 yearsclient has 1bnif manager invests at say 1 year he is relatively short duration.for an apples to apples comparison what would his $ investment at 1 year have to be?
by EOrion
April 28th, 2008, 6:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Cost of Food
Replies: 232
Views: 74167

The Cost of Food

Speculators that have jumped on the "inflation thematic investment bandwagon" are actually helping to cause inflation.It's a bad scenario.
by EOrion
April 28th, 2008, 6:20 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Using code from your old firm
Replies: 36
Views: 61602

Using code from your old firm

<t>PLUS do this once and no one in his right mind would hire you.1 they inherit your liabilities if they use the code.2 you can't be trusted not to do the same to themANDNo one will invest in you if your IP is not free and clear.Everyone will ask you to make that legal representation which now puts ...
by EOrion
April 28th, 2008, 6:16 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Using code from your old firm
Replies: 36
Views: 61602

Using code from your old firm

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Y0daQuoteOriginally posted by: EOrionYou were paid to create the IP and you have no claim on it unless agreed by the person paying you. Any replication would be legally and ethically wrong.But where is the line between replicating and using the knowledgeyou have accumul...
by EOrion
April 26th, 2008, 9:30 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: does UK have any astronauts?
Replies: 10
Views: 55819

does UK have any astronauts?

because its impossible to get to space on a horse ora space accident would be to embarassing
by EOrion
April 26th, 2008, 9:28 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Deal Or No Deal
Replies: 11
Views: 65388

Deal Or No Deal

<t>Assuming the banker doesnt know the value of the contestants case,the answer should be the expected value of the remaining n cases since the values of those n cases are posted on the boardsum values / number cases remaining =expected informationless value of any casehe varies around this number t...
by EOrion
April 26th, 2008, 6:22 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Sodoku
Replies: 13
Views: 58230

Sodoku

<t>again this is from memory as opposed to my proper notes so armed with this info you should be able to work thru the solution for the first part.The second part is much much harder. This question is asking for the minimum amount of filled in boxes needed to solve a nxn cell sudokuand more importan...
by EOrion
April 26th, 2008, 6:13 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Sodoku
Replies: 13
Views: 58230

Sodoku

<t>I am away from my notes on a trip but I seem to recall for an n cell tableauxn!((n-sqrt(n!))/sqrt(n))exp(sqrt(n-1)*(sqrt(n!)exp(sqrt(n))where n cell denotes number of cells example a 3X3 sodoku has 9 cells the sodukus are square so a 9 cell sodoku has 3X3= 9 boxes in each cellso a 3x3 cell sodoku...
by EOrion
April 26th, 2008, 5:54 am
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: Sodoku
Replies: 13
Views: 58230

Sodoku

the first part of my brainteaser is I believe, possible to solvethe second part is admittedly a minefield and I have yet to generalize a solutionyou must think in terms of factorials
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