Serving the Quantitative Finance Community

Search found 6536 matches

by bearish
June 27th, 2021, 12:32 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bad things that come out of this pandemic
Replies: 226
Views: 21625

Re: Bad things that come out of this pandemic

muggsoppgift == mosquito repellant?
?
Maybe it could be used as such, but the translation would be mold toxin.
by bearish
June 25th, 2021, 7:50 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Financial Modeling/Visual Basic Course Recommendation
Replies: 15
Views: 776

Re: Financial Modeling/Visual Basic Course Recommendation

That is sound advice and while I’m actually generally pretty positive on VBA, I’d suggest looking into Julia, in particular this course (well, technically, book): https://leanpub.com/julia-for-beginners
by bearish
June 25th, 2021, 7:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bad things that come out of this pandemic
Replies: 226
Views: 21625

Re: Bad things that come out of this pandemic

New York has a proper vaccination certificate app. But we’re an outlier. And I imagine spoofing a dating site wouldn’t be too hard.
by bearish
June 25th, 2021, 7:22 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?
Replies: 89
Views: 7146

Re: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?

Yes, I do think this comes down to a lack of empathy. Frosty (sorry, I suppose that should read Baron Frost) probably enjoyed very good relations with the euros until the negotiations got tough. Since then, not so much.
by bearish
June 25th, 2021, 7:14 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is Borisism?
Replies: 291
Views: 34500

Re: What is Borisism?

I’ve been looking around the household and, not counting family pictures, the closest thing I can find to a portrait is a rather dramatic image of Annie Leibovitz perched on a (hood ornament) gargoyle extending from the Chrysler building.
by bearish
June 24th, 2021, 3:21 am
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: OAS for HY bonds
Replies: 3
Views: 21968

Re: OAS for HY bonds

I think the answer is the same as it was back then - it depends. Obviously, HY credit analysts will expend a lot of energy on trying to gauge the default probability and recovery potential, even if they don’t necessarily phrase it as such. Traders tend to focus a lot more on the OAS (however defined...
by bearish
June 24th, 2021, 3:08 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: End of bitcoin?
Replies: 846
Views: 124136

Re: End of bitcoin?

Sounds like business as usual.
by bearish
June 24th, 2021, 2:30 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)
Replies: 91
Views: 9497

Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

There is probably nothing wrong with the Republican Party that vigorous application of the 2nd amendment can’t cure.
by bearish
June 23rd, 2021, 11:46 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 449
Views: 62826

Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

As a layman, I’ll offer the explanation that the likely source of your confusion about these Swedish magnetohydrodynamic waves is that they represent physics, merely cloaked in the guise of mathematics.
by bearish
June 23rd, 2021, 9:37 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: on running code today at a specific time
Replies: 6
Views: 378

Re: on running code today at a specific time

I’d probably use scheduled tasks (Windows) or cron (Linux). I don’t think you want to do it inside your code. But I’m not an expert.
by bearish
June 22nd, 2021, 8:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: hey sugar dads
Replies: 25
Views: 113382

Re: hey sugar dads

I would not for a moment categorize prostitution in general as “an easy way to gain income”, although that grey area between opportunistic dating and playing the role of a well kept sugar baby doesn’t look too hard from a distance. Please note, I have only observed this from a distance, if at all. A...
by bearish
June 22nd, 2021, 7:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 337
Views: 26626

Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

Bagpipes and barbecues: incentives abound to lure staff back to the office I don’t sense much interest in going back to the office among people I work with. I can’t help the feeling that many have developed certain habits and preferences over the last fifteen months, ranging from dog walking to aft...
by bearish
June 22nd, 2021, 5:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 256
Views: 19727

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

Do you know if the cause of the relative vitamin D deficiency in non-Western immigrants is genetic, behavioral and/or diet related? I dont know, but very likely a mix of these. More protected agains UVB as genetically from areas with much more sun exposure (warmer so show more skin etc.), and there...
by bearish
June 22nd, 2021, 3:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 337
Views: 26626

Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

Bagpipes and barbecues: incentives abound to lure staff back to the office I don’t sense much interest in going back to the office among people I work with. I can’t help the feeling that many have developed certain habits and preferences over the last fifteen months, ranging from dog walking to aft...