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by farmer
June 21st, 2004, 2:31 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Emotionomics and the traders Edge!
Replies: 28
Views: 188694

Emotionomics and the traders Edge!

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: AristonAs a matter of fact the measurement is not only possible but implementable.What is the highest frequency at which any aggregated data is reported? Personal income, consumption data, and the like comes in at most once a week. In the course of that reporting period...
by farmer
June 20th, 2004, 11:14 pm
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Liquidity in FX Stock Markets
Replies: 15
Views: 187065

Liquidity in FX Stock Markets

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: AaronAll other things being equal, a liquid investment is safer in a crisis than an illiquid one.Liquidity means coordination among counterparties or, more specifically, the absence of false or precise expectations (or the presence of "plan B" such as "I will either eat...
by farmer
June 20th, 2004, 6:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: It's time to go.
Replies: 8
Views: 186341

It's time to go.

<t>Newton, I once understood you to say that a covariance matrix cannot be symmetric, because a later data point cannot be used to predict an earlier data point. Do you simply mean that a missing data point cannot be used to predict a known data point? Or can a known data point, reflecting the price...
by farmer
June 19th, 2004, 10:22 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: is there somewhere else people are betting on the US election?
Replies: 5
Views: 186086

is there somewhere else people are betting on the US election?

The volume here is so light, it makes me wonder if most of the action isn't somewhere else. They have a line at bodog.com and a couple other places, but those spreads are huge too.
by farmer
June 18th, 2004, 4:26 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: flaws in financial markets and how it hinders innovation
Replies: 29
Views: 190853

flaws in financial markets and how it hinders innovation

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: samudraFree market and no arbitrage in the long run should result in effcient and optimal allocation of resources. But what happens actually is far from true. We have severe space crunch in the world today( people in US/Europe probably never realizes this but anyone fro...
by farmer
June 17th, 2004, 4:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: as a nation grows wealthier, does her bread grow taller?
Replies: 7
Views: 186775

as a nation grows wealthier, does her bread grow taller?

More data points:NaplesChicagoColoradoMexicoUnited States
by farmer
June 17th, 2004, 3:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: as a nation grows wealthier, does her bread grow taller?
Replies: 7
Views: 186775

as a nation grows wealthier, does her bread grow taller?

Please, kr, we both know that bread is all a facade; it's full of holes!Whereas in a more advanced country, those holes would be plugged up with hot-doggety goodness!!
by farmer
June 17th, 2004, 3:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: as a nation grows wealthier, does her bread grow taller?
Replies: 7
Views: 186775

as a nation grows wealthier, does her bread grow taller?

Here's a partial scatterplot:MexicoIndiaFranceUnited StatesAny word on bread-height trends in developing economies?
by farmer
June 17th, 2004, 3:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Firt time moving to NY, any idea on the area?
Replies: 14
Views: 186987

Firt time moving to NY, any idea on the area?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Errrbtry westchester countyI deleted my earlier human-interest reponses but, at this point, the lack of human-interest considerations has gotten ridiculous.Is this guy going to be going to presentations, conferences, bars after work with his co-workers?Manhattan may be ...
by farmer
June 16th, 2004, 6:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Firt time moving to NY, any idea on the area?
Replies: 14
Views: 186987

Firt time moving to NY, any idea on the area?

Try Astoria.
by farmer
June 15th, 2004, 10:44 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Chicken or Egg - Which comes first ?
Replies: 4
Views: 186850

Chicken or Egg - Which comes first ?

by farmer
June 15th, 2004, 3:54 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Opinion on Wilmott v NP (commercially)
Replies: 7
Views: 187307

Opinion on Wilmott v NP (commercially)

<t>Let's get this straight, Tomboythree. You're asking whether NP - where the only cost of placing an ad is typing - offers a better value than Wilmott - where you have to pay money to advertise? And you have already determined that typing on Wilmott to ask a question, offers a better return than ty...
by farmer
June 14th, 2004, 7:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I'd bet my reputation on buying CBOT fed funds (FFZ04) at-the-market here
Replies: 12
Views: 189978

I'd bet my reputation on buying CBOT fed funds (FFZ04) at-the-market here

QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerThough I can guess you must be looking at the price, hence your post!Alternate theory: Your delayed response was precipitated by some recent statement about the EarthwormGod user name.I had truly hoped someone would point out why I was such an idiot.
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