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by Catch22_av
June 13th, 2013, 7:44 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Structured Note Issuance Business - Best Practices
Replies: 2
Views: 7183

Structured Note Issuance Business - Best Practices

<t>Dave - I am not trying to get my work done through someone else. Trying to collect information through all means possible. I guess you have cetain prejudices against consultants, but anyway if it helps you to give me some adivce I am more of a Business Analyst on the IT side rather than a consult...
by Catch22_av
June 13th, 2013, 6:53 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Structured Note Issuance Business - Best Practices
Replies: 2
Views: 7183

Structured Note Issuance Business - Best Practices

<t>Hello Folks,I work for a KPO which consults BBs on various issues. My client is a one of the largest investment banks. I have been tasked with finding out the best practices for their Structured Note issuance business. I know best practices is a vague and subjective term but probably its an euphe...
by Catch22_av
May 28th, 2013, 12:36 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: calibrating hw1f with financial instruments
Replies: 1
Views: 7769

calibrating hw1f with financial instruments

If you had searched the forums it would have led you the the the below threads where I had asked a similar questions and some of the seniors were kind enough to answer.Hull White 1 Factor - Swaption CalibrationHull White 1 Factor - Negative Mean Reversion
by Catch22_av
January 2nd, 2013, 11:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Online Education - Free Resources
Replies: 128
Views: 15033

Online Education - Free Resources

Coursera has a good collection of free courses
by Catch22_av
September 7th, 2012, 8:15 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Fast money real money
Replies: 42
Views: 12653

Fast money real money

Play some No Limit Holdem....you can easily raise the money in a night...you would have to put some initial buy in though something like 100 EUR
by Catch22_av
July 20th, 2012, 1:54 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Shorting Microsoft
Replies: 29
Views: 16578

Shorting Microsoft

Dominic - Is this the beginning ?QuoteMicrosoft has reported a loss of $492 million in the June quarter due to a non-cash writedown of $6.2 billion related to non-performance of online advertising business.
by Catch22_av
July 19th, 2012, 10:51 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Company Name
Replies: 36
Views: 14680

Company Name

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: lexingtonQuoteSorry still dint get what you are trying to say? Are you trying to invalidate a statistical assesment by pointing out an outlier?all the Indians involved in the Galleon scandal are from IIT/IIM. A financial engineer from SG who was arrested by FBI last yea...
by Catch22_av
July 19th, 2012, 10:42 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Company Name
Replies: 36
Views: 14680

Company Name

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DDUKONQuoteOriginally posted by: Catch22_avInfact Capafan2 I would go the extent that the superior intellect of IITs and IIMs may be in question (people get lucky in entrance exams like IITJEE and CAT) but the work ethic is something which is drilled in to you in those ...
by Catch22_av
July 18th, 2012, 4:16 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Company Name
Replies: 36
Views: 14680

Company Name

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: lexingtonQuoteOriginally posted by: Catch22_avQuoteOriginally posted by: lexingtonQuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976 I have found the IIT / IIM grads to have much better self-discipline, much better work ethic, the speed with which they assimilate the knowledge an...
by Catch22_av
July 18th, 2012, 4:14 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Company Name
Replies: 36
Views: 14680

Company Name

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: capafan2QuoteBut quality of the mix is much better than your average institute. TJ made a point about work ethic and I agree with him that people from IIMs have a much better work ethic. A large reason for this is there is a lot of focus on work ethic and integrity in t...
by Catch22_av
July 18th, 2012, 3:44 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Company Name
Replies: 36
Views: 14680

Company Name

QuoteOriginally posted by: EscapeArtist999[I know a "friend" who works at Irevna. - I love it!!!! . You know how the tale goes.
by Catch22_av
July 18th, 2012, 3:42 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Company Name
Replies: 36
Views: 14680

Company Name

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: lexingtonQuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976 I have found the IIT / IIM grads to have much better self-discipline, much better work ethic, the speed with which they assimilate the knowledge and the corresponding increase in their productivity makes them far more va...
by Catch22_av
July 18th, 2012, 8:47 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Company Name
Replies: 36
Views: 14680

Company Name

<t>I know a "friend" who works at Irevna. Just to give you a back ground about the firm. Irevna did start out as a KPO in financial services sector. It was first of its kind and generally used to recruit CA's and MBA's (from Top B schools). The main business begun as a support to Equity Research to ...
by Catch22_av
November 18th, 2011, 2:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What is this radio signal at 896 megahertz?
Replies: 72
Views: 17613

What is this radio signal at 896 megahertz?

configurable logic blocks ?
by Catch22_av
October 17th, 2011, 10:24 am
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: nw paper
Replies: 7
Views: 21508

nw paper

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: listI submitted my paper Multiple Risky Securities Valuationhttp://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1944171your remarks will be helpful.TnxHello List,I havent read through the complete paper, but one comment I would like to make is the English used in the pap...
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