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by sdlife
October 7th, 2012, 11:13 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: big cheese, internship
Replies: 21
Views: 13412

big cheese, internship

<t>Cuch, thanks for the encouragement.I like the idea, I would like to start another company but things change, I'm married now and want kids in couple of years an so I really want a job with a pre fixed income, I,d work for 40k as long as there's a decent upside in a few years.And I really love fin...
by sdlife
October 7th, 2012, 8:50 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: big cheese, internship
Replies: 21
Views: 13412

big cheese, internship

<t>Hey guys, the moron is back!So thanks for your advice, @Cuch, @Arthur and @Dominic, I really value your opinions, there are a few guys on this forum, like yourselves, that when they speak I pay attention.A little more background...Big cheese is non UK based, has given 2 internships per year in hi...
by sdlife
September 23rd, 2012, 7:19 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: big cheese, internship
Replies: 21
Views: 13412

big cheese, internship

QuoteOriginally posted by: CrashedMintProbably won't hurt to attach your CV as well, right?If your CV was crap it would. and if the internship is certain, because of Big Cheese, why bother with CV, hence my question.
by sdlife
September 23rd, 2012, 2:57 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: big cheese, internship
Replies: 21
Views: 13412

big cheese, internship

<t>If a family member was some big cheese at some firm and said he'd get you an internship and asked you to "write something short down, about what your doing"would you1) just write something short, about what your doing or2) send your CV or3) both? Edit: note, Big Cheese is busy and does not like (...
by sdlife
August 31st, 2012, 3:44 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: dubai
Replies: 101
Views: 16813

dubai

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: LSEstatIs it still true after all these years? No its not true after all these years, as Escapeartist says, these must be old videos.QuoteOriginally posted by: LSEstathas anyone actually worked there before? I worked in the exact same industry, not in dubia, but exactly...
by sdlife
August 29th, 2012, 10:51 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Sydney Vs London Vs NYC
Replies: 94
Views: 18984

Sydney Vs London Vs NYC

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DevonFangsQuoteOriginally posted by: sdlifeI dont believe that, I'd pick Sydney over London any day, assuming i had duel nat.Have you lived in Sidney?I was actually surprised by D67's comments as well, as some of my friends have spent at least a couple of years working ...
by sdlife
August 28th, 2012, 7:01 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Sydney Vs London Vs NYC
Replies: 94
Views: 18984

Sydney Vs London Vs NYC

Agreed, assuming I held citizenship in all those countries. Lifestyle beats money. Although this must be wrong, as in reality all the sheep flock to London and NY. I guess it must be, that the streets are paved with gold in London.
by sdlife
August 28th, 2012, 4:38 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Sydney Vs London Vs NYC
Replies: 94
Views: 18984

Sydney Vs London Vs NYC

I dont believe that, I'd pick Sydney over London any day, assuming i had duel nat.
by sdlife
August 26th, 2012, 8:09 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: exotic currency pairs specialist
Replies: 4
Views: 11678

exotic currency pairs specialist

THB := Thai Baht?
by sdlife
August 13th, 2012, 10:22 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Why do you want to work in quant finance?
Replies: 35
Views: 16509

Why do you want to work in quant finance?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaSuch questions are also meant to test your ability to spit out generally accepted platitudes at appropriate moments.Can we spit out a couple of platitudes? For the question "Whats you biggest weakness?" can we spit out a platitude?I only ask as I don't know ho...
by sdlife
August 9th, 2012, 9:52 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: basic stopping time question
Replies: 13
Views: 11775

basic stopping time question

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: emacThe book by Klebaner is quite simple I think.Lots of good lecture notes online. See those by Bain for example. And Berestycki. If you want to learn about basic measure theory and probability (e.g the stopping time question), David Williams is my favourite book.I hav...
by sdlife
August 9th, 2012, 9:49 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: basic stopping time question
Replies: 13
Views: 11775

basic stopping time question

<t>edouard, "an almost rookie in this field had a similar ambition. which books would you advise to start with?"do you mean yourself? my personal experiance.... I started with 'Diffusions, Markov Processes and Martingales' by Rogers and Williams, which at the time was a complete joke, I could not ev...
by sdlife
August 9th, 2012, 9:06 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: basic stopping time question
Replies: 13
Views: 11775

basic stopping time question

<t>I agree with emac that it is standard notation, if I had written in my original question the real notation, i.eI would probably have gotten better answers in the first place, so its my fault because of my poor notation. So thank you again Acastaldo and Alan, your answers where correct in view of ...
by sdlife
August 8th, 2012, 12:03 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: basic stopping time question
Replies: 13
Views: 11775

basic stopping time question

thanks emac, so there are less paths that make T a stopping time relative to S?
by sdlife
August 4th, 2012, 5:25 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: basic stopping time question
Replies: 13
Views: 11775

basic stopping time question

thanks alan, your notation is better, that helps.
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