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by Fermion
November 15th, 2012, 1:27 am
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Topic: How Romney lost his Waterloo
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How Romney lost his Waterloo

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionArguing over the morality of who wins or loses in the financial war between Germany and Greece is like arguing over the morality of who won in the US w...
by Fermion
November 14th, 2012, 11:00 pm
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Topic: How Romney lost his Waterloo
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How Romney lost his Waterloo

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionArguing over the morality of who wins or loses in the financial war between Germany and Greece is like arguing over the morality of who won in the US war on Iraq. In the latter case it was the military contractors and their ...
by Fermion
November 14th, 2012, 10:03 pm
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Topic: How Romney lost his Waterloo
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How Romney lost his Waterloo

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CrashedMintQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionArguing over the morality of who wins or loses in the financial war between Germany and Greece is like arguing over the morality of who won in the US war on Iraq. In the latter case it was the military contractors and their p...
by Fermion
November 14th, 2012, 8:34 pm
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Topic: How Romney lost his Waterloo
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How Romney lost his Waterloo

<t>Arguing over the morality of who wins or loses in the financial war between Germany and Greece is like arguing over the morality of who won in the US war on Iraq. In the latter case it was the military contractors and their political lackeys. They won whatever you think of the outcome. In the for...
by Fermion
November 12th, 2012, 1:31 pm
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Topic: calling the election for romney
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calling the election for romney

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: exneratunriskAbout reasoning through colored spectatcles .. ?Asian Americans do not change facts, they are additional and separate facts.farmer's math:If you add Asians to a group of non-Asians then the percentage of non-Asians in the gr...
by Fermion
November 12th, 2012, 1:02 pm
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Topic: How Romney lost his Waterloo
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How Romney lost his Waterloo

QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerI know, you prefer the vote-and-march. Vote for a leader who promises you endless free stuff like Santa Claus.That's why the 1% fund the Republicans.QuoteWhen the program turns out to defy the laws of physics, march in protest.Or demand a bail-out.
by Fermion
November 12th, 2012, 1:00 pm
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Topic: How Romney lost his Waterloo
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How Romney lost his Waterloo

QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaThen why did he cancel the credit cards and left his campaign staff stranded in the middle of the night?Perhaps unlike Obama, Romney has never seen a budget which he didn't balance.With someone else's money.
by Fermion
November 11th, 2012, 1:08 am
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Topic: How Romney lost his Waterloo
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How Romney lost his Waterloo

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: zerdnaQuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaSo if you're looking for an answer "why Romney lost", Zerdna, here it is in it's simplicity: because he's an arrogant dick.He is neither arrogant nor a dick.And we can always trust the opinion of an arrogant dick. Face it zerdn...
by Fermion
November 10th, 2012, 10:54 pm
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: Recalibration vs estimation of option pricing models
Replies: 12
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Recalibration vs estimation of option pricing models

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: APabloThis is why I have chosen to look at several models that allow the BS parameters to vary stochastically. My understanding is that these models have been criticised due to the difficulty in estimating parameters. I believe my estimation methodology overcomes this p...
by Fermion
November 10th, 2012, 10:34 pm
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Topic: How Romney lost his Waterloo
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How Romney lost his Waterloo

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionI'll look forward to you losing when you try that line again next time.Bill Clinton won, Carter, Pelosi, Reid, Obama once. It looks to me that through all that you never have anything to look forward to, and you will die a miserab...
by Fermion
November 10th, 2012, 10:12 pm
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Topic: How Romney lost his Waterloo
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How Romney lost his Waterloo

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionRepublicans wasted even more money failing to prove a lie -- that Obama was an un-American nazi-communist-muslim who wanted to turn the USA into a third world Islamic country and kill babies.Actually, it is because that is true th...
by Fermion
November 10th, 2012, 5:58 pm
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Topic: How Romney lost his Waterloo
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How Romney lost his Waterloo

<t>Maybe it was his/GOP policies. Or maybe it was because Democrats spent their money wisely demonstrating that Romney was a job-destroying vulture capitalist (the truest words ever spoken by a Republican) intent on helping the rich get richer by financial rape of the working class, surrounded by pe...
by Fermion
November 10th, 2012, 9:48 am
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Topic: David Petraeus
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David Petraeus

<t>You guys need to get up to speed on the salient facts instead of the usual ideologically based bullshit. Apparently his biographer is being investigated by the FBI for trying to access his emails. It's well-established in spook circles that affairs are forbidden because of the risk of blackmail. ...
by Fermion
November 10th, 2012, 9:42 am
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Topic: Hurricane Irene - Cat 2 Storm - East Coast US
Replies: 211
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Hurricane Irene - Cat 2 Storm - East Coast US

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PolterQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: PolterQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: PolterThat would cause anyone to be in low spirits.If only the load beering walls were stronger...That's true. But instead, th...
by Fermion
November 9th, 2012, 10:47 pm
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Topic: Hurricane Irene - Cat 2 Storm - East Coast US
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Hurricane Irene - Cat 2 Storm - East Coast US

QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionYour meally-mouthed evasions cut no ice.Fermion comes from a long line of stoic, hard-working, no-nonsense men in the ice-cutting business.They are certainly more useful to society than you are.
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