SERVING THE QUANTITATIVE FINANCE COMMUNITY

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by Sprinter
September 4th, 2014, 2:12 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: important advice sought
Replies: 58
Views: 11861

important advice sought

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: MattFDo you have any sense that it *might* be your mind playing tricks on you? You recently posted "programmers call it a bug a bug in your head doctors call it paranoia" which seemed an odd opening to a post on Internal v External Applications. Unless you feel absolute...
by Sprinter
September 3rd, 2014, 5:31 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9562

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: SabeenaQuoteOriginally posted by: bearishQuoteOriginally posted by: Sprinterprogrammers call it a bug a bug in your head doctors call it paranoia you want more examples you name it. your manager who is really a manager climbing up the greesy pole do you think he will go...
by Sprinter
September 3rd, 2014, 10:22 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: important advice sought
Replies: 58
Views: 11861

important advice sought

<t>there is this problem I have been observing for the past several months. there is perhaps unauthorized access to email, linkedin, twitter, facebook online career account. I browse back and try to locate email correspondence with some recruiter or an industry contact to see it is not there and del...
by Sprinter
August 31st, 2014, 5:23 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: hiring genius?
Replies: 9
Views: 6065

hiring genius?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: jimmybobQuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaWilling to share this brilliant blog entry.Why you shouldn't employ too many geniusesI dont think that guy is as 'clever' as he thinks he is. He cant even use apostrophes correctly.Indeed. How...
by Sprinter
August 31st, 2014, 11:08 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: quant salaries in big 4 accounting firms
Replies: 20
Views: 60450

quant salaries in big 4 accounting firms

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: KackToodlesBig 4 accounting firms have opennings for "quants" to price derivatives and other exotic options. How do their salaries compare to middle office valuaton work in bulge bracket banks?your question of comparing being a quant at an accounting firm and middle off...
by Sprinter
August 31st, 2014, 10:35 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: SOA's Quantitative Finance & Investments Track
Replies: 2
Views: 4817

SOA's Quantitative Finance & Investments Track

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: mathlete9I graduated with a BS in Applied Math & MS in Stochastic Systems. I worked briefly as a junior quant, but ultimately chose to become an actuary due to better work & life balance. (Insert actuary jokes here) I am an Associate of the Society of Actuaries ...
by Sprinter
August 28th, 2014, 5:15 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9562

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: Sprinterrate of change of distance is speed. rate of change of speed is acceleration. and if direction matters constant speed can lead to acceleration. can this model be applied to a stock price changing direction bound in a range to ...
by Sprinter
August 27th, 2014, 9:59 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9562

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: SprinterQuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: Sprintertry moving to the economics forum for a change there are some pleasant discussion happening there. may be you can reply to my comments there.Let's have a look. Economics may be found in the E...
by Sprinter
August 27th, 2014, 5:41 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9562

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: Sprintertry moving to the economics forum for a change there are some pleasant discussion happening there. may be you can reply to my comments there.Let's have a look. Economics may be found in the Economics Forum; this reminds me of ...
by Sprinter
August 27th, 2014, 3:35 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9562

Internal vs External Job Application

try moving to the economics forum for a change there are some pleasant discussion happening there. may be you can reply to my comments there.
by Sprinter
August 27th, 2014, 3:32 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9562

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarThank you. I understand that you might be enjoying the music, but Hansi has clearly expressed dismay and since he tries to do God's work here in the Careers Forum, I will respect his wishes.The problem right now, inter-forum, is that the OT is heavily populated...
by Sprinter
August 27th, 2014, 1:32 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9562

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: Sprinterinteresting addition of notes to forum members song collection here. is this the favourite past time for the quants' community?I would not speak for everyone, but (for me) a great music collection brings a better quality of li...
by Sprinter
August 27th, 2014, 10:13 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9562

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarThis really is best with the music though. Elephant Talk - King CrimsonPolyphonic reveries to delight the quant community And if that is a little too chaotic for you, then this is nice and soothing:Matte KudasaiStill, by the window pane,Pain, like the rain that...
by Sprinter
August 26th, 2014, 11:52 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9562

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarS&G capture the loneliness and melancholy of the Careers Forum quite well.However, there are other ways to react to a callous and arbitrary world.Young Man Blues - The Who Live at the Isle of Wight Festival, 1970And as a reprise:Water - The Who Live at the ...
by Sprinter
August 25th, 2014, 6:11 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Internal vs External Job Application
Replies: 56
Views: 9562

Internal vs External Job Application

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: SprinterHello darkness, my old friend, I've come to talk with you again, Because a vision softly creeping, Left its seeds while I was sleeping, And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence. In restless dreams I walked alone Narro...
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