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by cosmologist
November 18th, 2008, 9:32 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?
Replies: 35
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Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?

<t>Can Someone of you write to Mr. Brown asking about a possible answer to the following questions?a. Should Britain enact a law wherein teenagers will not be allowed to give birth to kids before they are capable of taking care of themselves? - the rest of the civilised world will take notice of it....
by cosmologist
November 13th, 2008, 3:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?
Replies: 35
Views: 48655

Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: hungryquantQuoteOriginally posted by: PaulWe have a police force that has been rebranded as a police "service," and whose brief is to make a profit, with the obvious result that they will prosecute people parking illegally, there's money in that, but not go after unprof...
by cosmologist
November 13th, 2008, 3:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?
Replies: 35
Views: 48655

Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?

<t>Hey all, I am here again. I have kids. I need a closure on this incident. Why I am so bothered? Oh, it is there everywhere. You folks bring in a change, rest of the world follows, may be. There is always a chance of others noticing. You see, we are talking about saving lives. Lives of little ones...
by cosmologist
November 13th, 2008, 2:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?
Replies: 35
Views: 48655

Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?

<t>QuoteWho is to blame? Pretty much all of you reading this. And I do mean you and not me. I've seen several assaults in the last few years. In every one I, and my wife, have intervened to try to help. I've been attacked while others watched. The people watching are all you reading this now. One ti...
by cosmologist
November 13th, 2008, 2:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?
Replies: 35
Views: 48655

Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: hungryquantnear hyde park, nice : )On a final note I hate that shopping centre its just made the bush far more crowded , and driving into town is an absolute nightmareBack on the baby P it does make shocking reading, but I'm not really sure modern society is falling apa...
by cosmologist
November 13th, 2008, 12:27 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Historical data of Asian Options
Replies: 5
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Historical data of Asian Options

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: lxgmatherWhere can I find historical data of Asian options?In fact, I have tried CBOE, however, I am not sure which option is Asian option.Where can I get detail information of a particular Asian option, which is active in recent years?Thanks in advance.Vast majority of...
by cosmologist
November 13th, 2008, 11:25 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: PATENT AWARDED TO GOLDMAN SACHS on Option Pricing
Replies: 14
Views: 49391

PATENT AWARDED TO GOLDMAN SACHS on Option Pricing

I have a friend who once worked at B&S.It is accepted and acknowledged that B&S could have been saved if Fed would have supported them.I have a feeling that someone or a group did not want B&S to survive.
by cosmologist
November 13th, 2008, 11:13 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: I am outraged and I want action from Wilmottians residing in U.K.
Replies: 7
Views: 47711

I am outraged and I want action from Wilmottians residing in U.K.

<r>Please visit this link and I am sure many of you might have read it. I strongly believe that we need to start a movement to save the kids and will be happy to know that it starts in U.K. itself. For once, we can put aside finance and talk something real.<URL url="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinio...
by cosmologist
November 13th, 2008, 11:02 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?
Replies: 35
Views: 48655

Is this the U . K . you want ,Mr. Brown?

<r>How babies are left to die by the society who boasts of being the most civilised. I am shocked and very sad. Pretty depressing.<URL url="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main.jhtml?xml=/opinion/2008/11/13/do1301.xml"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main ... do1301.xml">http:...
by cosmologist
November 10th, 2008, 5:40 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: October
Replies: 18
Views: 48921

October

QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerCan we agree that there is something about October? And if so, what is it? I think I once had an idea, but I forgot.Hello farmer,There is something about October. You see the poem you carry around with your posts shows your state of mind during October
by cosmologist
November 10th, 2008, 4:54 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: PATENT AWARDED TO GOLDMAN SACHS on Option Pricing
Replies: 14
Views: 49391

PATENT AWARDED TO GOLDMAN SACHS on Option Pricing

<t> dF(t, T)/F(t,T) = ∑a[∑iyia Bi(t, T)gi(T)]σa(t)dza(t), Stefan Brundobler got a patent for Goldman in 2006 for implementing the above equation by the help of a computer.can there be anything more shameful?welcome to the world of "suckers"I think Paulson must be a happy man now( he is ex-Goldman). ...
by cosmologist
November 8th, 2008, 7:16 am
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: Bond/CDS Spreadsheet Validation
Replies: 8
Views: 50200

Bond/CDS Spreadsheet Validation

Mariano,I was going through your spreadsheet. Am I missing something on your swapcurve calculation on sheet 2? The lookup function, I am talking about. It looks up the values from the swapcurve,right! Where from we get the values?regards
by cosmologist
November 7th, 2008, 10:45 am
Forum: The Quantitative Finance FAQs Project
Topic: What are the most important papers in the field of quantitative finance?
Replies: 13
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What are the most important papers in the field of quantitative finance?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: SU2The two papersE. Fournie, J.M. Lasry, J. Lebuchoux, P.L. Lions and N. Touzi, An application of Malliavin calculus to Monte Carlo methods in finance, (1999)E. Fournie, J.M Lasry, J. Lebuchoux and P.L. Lions, Applications of Malliavin Calculus to Monte Carlo Methods in...
by cosmologist
November 7th, 2008, 8:20 am
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: Commodity Option on Futures - deriving the formula
Replies: 18
Views: 53159

Commodity Option on Futures - deriving the formula

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: gjlipmanMargining is a real nightmare, as different people mean different things by it. All exchange traded commodities options require margins, in the sense that you put up collateral, but that collateral is earning you interest, so doesn't technically need to be taken...
by cosmologist
November 6th, 2008, 9:36 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: The Credit Crisis in Iceland
Replies: 38
Views: 56493

The Credit Crisis in Iceland

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelMark Twain"The Adventures of Richard Fuld""WarrenBerry Buffet"Shakespeare"The merchant of Potomac" (is that near DC?)"Wilmott" <-- Given PWs MAcbeth blog"The F*cking Storm" <-- from "The Tempest""All's well that ends eventually""The merry bankers of canary whar...
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