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October 24th, 2008, 9:23 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: a desk making $40m+ a year?
Replies: 5
Views: 49263

a desk making $40m+ a year?

depends on budget
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October 24th, 2008, 9:18 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: entry-level HF offer
Replies: 5
Views: 48138

entry-level HF offer

I would take any job you can get in this market.
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October 17th, 2008, 2:15 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Portmanteau test
Replies: 2
Views: 47520

Portmanteau test

use google. It is a good tool
by player
October 15th, 2008, 2:56 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Execute Phd - France, Edhec business school
Replies: 15
Views: 51612

Execute Phd - France, Edhec business school

QuoteA good, simple test of a PhD is that at some point you realise that you have no fucking idea what is going on, that you do not know who to ask for help and that you despair of this shit ever coming off.Totally true
by player
October 13th, 2008, 2:20 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: networking
Replies: 3
Views: 48007

networking

what day is the bloomberg conference and is it free?
by player
October 8th, 2008, 8:51 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Is anyone else fearing early onset of a deadly stress-related illness?
Replies: 33
Views: 52192

Is anyone else fearing early onset of a deadly stress-related illness?

it is depressing out there at the moment..........The worst feeling right now is the case you could be fired tomorrow and it could be a long time before you get work......Makes it difficult to take your mind away from that worry...So stylz..I feel your pain bro
by player
October 5th, 2008, 12:20 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Trichet is clearly a lagger... Can someone fire him?
Replies: 16
Views: 49455

Trichet is clearly a lagger... Can someone fire him?

<t>LOOK..the Fed and ECB have diferent mandates..Look up their mandates before you start kicking the ECB...yes everything is related in macroeconmics but what you failing to grasp is that the Fed, ECB and even BoE all have different mandates....What weapons they use and how they use them is determin...
by player
October 5th, 2008, 10:02 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Trichet is clearly a lagger... Can someone fire him?
Replies: 16
Views: 49455

Trichet is clearly a lagger... Can someone fire him?

<t>well..high prices in commodities can feed it self in to wage price spiral. Plus look at how the US reacted....they cut every interest rate around and still they are in the mire....EU didnt cut interest rate and they are in the mire...and as i remember leaving rates at a too low level was one of t...
by player
September 26th, 2008, 10:11 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: current situation
Replies: 3
Views: 48702

current situation

<t>How are people coping with the curent market conditions..given a) it is getting harder to make money out thereb) there seems to be a freeze on new projects, new hiring and so work load is increasing c) you cant move since there is hiring freeze going on almost everywhere d) hours are getting long...
by player
September 19th, 2008, 7:47 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: vix
Replies: 2
Views: 49298

vix

Can someone explain why the vix futre was trading around 26 but hte vix index was trading near 35-40 range recently? Am i missing something?
by player
September 18th, 2008, 3:57 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Does it make sense to graduate in Dec?
Replies: 13
Views: 50616

Does it make sense to graduate in Dec?

Well there are some people saying the quant profession will die so maybe you should ask do you really want to do it
by player
September 4th, 2008, 8:14 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Palin...WTF!?
Replies: 39
Views: 53863

Palin...WTF!?

<t>i cant believe it either ..what a joke..this woman believes in creationism and wants to make sure it is taught in every school..what a joke...i mean yeah..she is easy on the eye but still...how dumb can americans be...any chance republicans had with mccain has surely gone with her...but then agai...
by player
August 24th, 2008, 3:39 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: firewall
Replies: 11
Views: 113532

firewall

any good firewall systems that wont screw up with vista??
by player
August 17th, 2008, 7:50 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD becoming less relevant to quant work?
Replies: 161
Views: 64909

PhD becoming less relevant to quant work?

<t>Quotehungry to learn and excel at their jobs.I have met as many msc and Phd guys who dont have it as do have it. Having a Msc is no guarantee that they have this..and neither is a phd.....If someone has a phd....demonstrates they have hunger and can explain complicated issues in a clear and conci...
by player
August 9th, 2008, 8:14 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: correlation
Replies: 2
Views: 49886

correlation

a very trivial question..if you have two assets with daily vol equal to sigma_x and sigma_y and 10 day vol equal to sqrt(10)*sigma_x and sqrt(10)*sigma_y does that mean 10 day covar is equal to 10*sigma_xy?
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