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by sunra
March 8th, 2011, 5:06 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Views on Quant PhD programs
Replies: 8
Views: 25279

Views on Quant PhD programs

pretty absurd thread
by sunra
January 29th, 2011, 2:16 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Being a quant - is it a right choice for a quantitative modeler?
Replies: 51
Views: 28266

Being a quant - is it a right choice for a quantitative modeler?

the idea that a stats phd cant find extremely interesting work, well, says a lot
by sunra
October 12th, 2010, 4:59 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: let me give you young people a tip about work: it's not worth it
Replies: 78
Views: 32225

let me give you young people a tip about work: it's not worth it

farmer, i believe the key is to finance your yacht purchases by selling CDS on yourself to Goldman. it worked for a lot of other people
by sunra
October 6th, 2010, 4:30 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: let me give you young people a tip about work: it's not worth it
Replies: 78
Views: 32225

let me give you young people a tip about work: it's not worth it

yea if you can't think of something to do besides work, well, that's your problem.farmer, have you ever tried the starving artist lifestyle? i have and it's not as fun as it sounds. the key is to get rich quick then become a starving artist
by sunra
October 5th, 2010, 4:15 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: GS quant groups?
Replies: 1
Views: 23590

GS quant groups?

what are the good quant trading groups inside GS/GSAM?
by sunra
September 23rd, 2010, 5:56 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Genius working for DE Shaw
Replies: 320
Views: 130032

Genius working for DE Shaw

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerAll these Stanford students are poor on paper. But they get free football games, movies, housing, I am sure they surf every weekend and get drunk every night and screw college girls.can anyone confirm this? looking for motivation to go for a phd ... but somehow i ...
by sunra
May 27th, 2010, 2:44 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Why is this Greece situation bad for the Euro?
Replies: 98
Views: 42936

Why is this Greece situation bad for the Euro?

bro. eur 0.80. and thats being generous, hasnt even hit the fan over there yet
by sunra
May 8th, 2010, 12:42 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Why is this Greece situation bad for the Euro?
Replies: 98
Views: 42936

Why is this Greece situation bad for the Euro?

see u at eur 0.80 bro
by sunra
January 23rd, 2010, 3:35 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help a European understand obama/dems.
Replies: 16
Views: 32337

Help a European understand obama/dems.

i should note, following sun tzu, that a trapped animal is most dangerous when there is no option of escape
by sunra
January 23rd, 2010, 3:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help a European understand obama/dems.
Replies: 16
Views: 32337

Help a European understand obama/dems.

<t>dude, he's just like you euros (eg. a commie) except, thankfully, really really incompetent at implementing his agenda. it's mysterious to me as well, given his flawless campaign execution. my best explanation is the following: he was put in office as a puppet by wealthy guys like Soros thinking ...
by sunra
January 20th, 2010, 8:06 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: A way out of the education trap?
Replies: 7
Views: 32458

A way out of the education trap?

correct me if i'm wrong but einstein, newton, and those other guys did not get rich, which is presumably the goal of working in finance. OP, without knowing the workings of the eurocom bloc, your reasoning seems sound to me
by sunra
November 10th, 2009, 6:35 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: why is it impossible to manage market risk
Replies: 22
Views: 35651

why is it impossible to manage market risk

<r>OP i would respond that it is possible for banks to manage risk, but they are heavily incentivized not to. for some discussion of this topic that may stir your thoughts i refer you here ... <URL url="http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2009/10/calomiris_on_th.html"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.econta...
by sunra
November 4th, 2009, 9:40 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: The US deficit myth
Replies: 67
Views: 39433

The US deficit myth

just have a look at the off-balance sheet liabilities of the US and you'll see this country is more BK than any bank on Wall St...in fact here's a nice breakdown: http://www.usdebtclock.org/
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