SERVING THE QUANTITATIVE FINANCE COMMUNITY

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September 11th, 2002, 9:05 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Fixed income hotter than stocks?
Replies: 12
Views: 189963

Fixed income hotter than stocks?

Without a doubt. And will be for a long time to come
by player
September 11th, 2002, 9:03 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Financial Experience Chicken & the Egg
Replies: 7
Views: 189560

Financial Experience Chicken & the Egg

Get the Ft and then register with one ofthe numerous recruitment agencies in the paper. They'll get you the job....so long as you have a "banking personality." If you want to know what that is read liars pokerYou should be able to soon get a jobplayer
by player
September 6th, 2002, 4:14 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Financial Mathematics courses
Replies: 4
Views: 189580

Financial Mathematics courses

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by player
September 6th, 2002, 4:00 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD or no PhD
Replies: 39
Views: 192135

PhD or no PhD

<t>LazyCheers again for the advice. I think that is the main concern for me- the financial side of things i.e would I be able to stand being a broke student for three may be four more years. If I was being well paid (relatively speaking) then I dont think I would have a problem with finishing a PhD....
by player
September 5th, 2002, 7:50 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD or no PhD
Replies: 39
Views: 192135

PhD or no PhD

MattIt you give me your correct email address I'll fill you in on all the gory detail of CAm and also the best way to go about things to get an MPhil.......player
by player
September 5th, 2002, 4:08 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD or no PhD
Replies: 39
Views: 192135

PhD or no PhD

<t>LazyThanks once again for the information. You cetainly seem to be giving the most credible advice. I think you are right to some degree in so far as I dont think I have yet the knowledge to enter the quant area. Finishing a masters is one thing but having the sufficient in-depth knowledge to app...
by player
September 4th, 2002, 5:01 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD or no PhD
Replies: 39
Views: 192135

PhD or no PhD

<t>Dear Lazythanks for the advice.Definietly given me food for thought. The problem I'm facing is that I am very interested in this area ( particulraly the stochastic side of things) and would like to study it further but I dont know whether or not I have enough to go through with a PhD. A lack of c...
by player
September 3rd, 2002, 7:02 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD or no PhD
Replies: 39
Views: 192135

PhD or no PhD

Dear AntonJust wanted to know why dont you like the quantitative finance Phd? Is it something personal....? I thought that this would be the best to get into this area?K
by player
September 2nd, 2002, 12:22 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD or no PhD
Replies: 39
Views: 192135

PhD or no PhD

<t>Dear AllMany thanks to everyone who replied to my earlier notice regarding the subject of "Phd or no PhD" esp to matt. However, I think I should make myself clear that the PhD offer that I have been given will allow me to work with a firm for three or four days a week over a three year period dur...
by player
September 1st, 2002, 4:25 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD or no PhD
Replies: 39
Views: 192135

PhD or no PhD

<t>Dear AllI have just finished an MPhil in Financial engineering and want to work in the quantiative area and I am wondering is a PhD really necessary? Any advice will be welcome. I have very little knowledge of programming and have no prior work experience of working in this field. I do have a pos...
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