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by stonybrooknick
December 5th, 2012, 12:13 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: already working as a quant after undergrad
Replies: 11
Views: 11226

already working as a quant after undergrad

QuoteOriginally posted by: edouardQuoteOriginally posted by: mitsince you are so smart, why dont you start your own firm in southern franceMonaco = France?yeah I was thinking more Monaco or the cayman islands. Care to invest?
by stonybrooknick
November 25th, 2012, 4:42 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: already working as a quant after undergrad
Replies: 11
Views: 11226

already working as a quant after undergrad

double post
by stonybrooknick
November 25th, 2012, 4:40 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: already working as a quant after undergrad
Replies: 11
Views: 11226

already working as a quant after undergrad

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: qqqqqIf you are that lucky (getting in as a quant directly after undergrad is also luck) you probably do not need any other credentials.On the other hand, if you want to do more research, quant developer is not exactly the right position, actually most quant analyst pos...
by stonybrooknick
November 25th, 2012, 4:16 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: already working as a quant after undergrad
Replies: 11
Views: 11226

already working as a quant after undergrad

QuoteOriginally posted by: qqqqqYou mean you were promoted after 2 months on the job?The previous guy left, and the other 3 guys are idiots, in other words pure luck
by stonybrooknick
November 25th, 2012, 3:46 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Intel MIC Architecture
Replies: 22
Views: 20872

Intel MIC Architecture

They just released the prices should be released to general public and available via new egg soon
by stonybrooknick
November 25th, 2012, 3:43 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: already working as a quant after undergrad
Replies: 11
Views: 11226

already working as a quant after undergrad

Head of myself obviously and managing/leading/guiding a team of 3 other people,2 of whom are more qualified then me on paper...
by stonybrooknick
November 25th, 2012, 5:43 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: already working as a quant after undergrad
Replies: 11
Views: 11226

already working as a quant after undergrad

<t>So far I have over a years experience working as a quant directly after undergrad, 1 year with a risk shop which resulted in a publication and 2 months as a quantitative developer for a small hedge fund. I recently was promoted at this small firm to head of the department I started working for. I...
by stonybrooknick
August 30th, 2012, 2:17 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Do quants use high precision arithmetic in C++, or do they just stick to doubles?
Replies: 8
Views: 12307

Do quants use high precision arithmetic in C++, or do they just stick to doubles?

Most Quant's stick to single precision,atleast where i worked... other places they will just declare everything double
by stonybrooknick
August 30th, 2012, 2:16 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Hiring Experts Critique Programmer's Resume / COBOL Rocks, But There's Not Enough Talent
Replies: 12
Views: 17076

Hiring Experts Critique Programmer's Resume / COBOL Rocks, But There's Not Enough Talent

I GOT AN EMAIL FROM DICE THE CAREER WEBSITE WITH THE ABOVE HEADING IS THIS SOME KIND OF SICK JOKE?
by stonybrooknick
July 23rd, 2012, 4:08 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Exact Formula for Implied Volatility
Replies: 2
Views: 13873

Exact Formula for Implied Volatility

interesting altough it was only the simplified case of CTS
by stonybrooknick
March 13th, 2012, 12:19 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Would I be able to get into quantitative finance
Replies: 39
Views: 17452

Would I be able to get into quantitative finance

You have a PhD..... , unless you don't shower or completely lack any social skills , there is no reason you should be making less then 50,000 Euros
by stonybrooknick
March 12th, 2012, 10:36 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: calling fortran from c++
Replies: 5
Views: 14315

calling fortran from c++

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: SierpinskyJanitorCheers StonyBrookNick, just a question though: why bother scalapacking when you have the same libraries ported to C++? Check out: <URL url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_numerical_libraries#C_and_C.2B.2BOf"><LINK_TEXT text="http://en.wikipedia.or...
by stonybrooknick
March 12th, 2012, 7:22 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Random Walkers :: Informal Quant Meetup in a pub
Replies: 69
Views: 19897

Random Walkers :: Informal Quant Meetup in a pub

also the only request I would ask is to make the time after 6 PM so that people who work can attend the event easily
by stonybrooknick
March 12th, 2012, 7:19 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: calling fortran from c++
Replies: 5
Views: 14315

calling fortran from c++

@SierpinskyJanitor I'm in Linux either with PGI/INTEL and GCC at my disposable and i'm trying to call fortran libraries like scalapack from C++@spv205 thank you for the information
by stonybrooknick
March 12th, 2012, 5:46 am
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: A Portfolio Manager's Guide to Lehman Brothers
Replies: 3
Views: 16612

A Portfolio Manager's Guide to Lehman Brothers

QuoteOriginally posted by: quantmehtail risk is exactly what they didn't get right you can learn a great deal by the mistakes of other's also thank you very much acastaldo
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