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by TraderJoe
September 16th, 2008, 7:07 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I'm a Punkrocker Yes I Am
Replies: 874
Views: 156785

I'm a Punkrocker Yes I Am

Panic in the streets ....
by TraderJoe
September 16th, 2008, 7:05 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Asia open on Sept 15 (and now Sept 30)
Replies: 9
Views: 50267

Asia open on Sept 15 (and now Sept 30)

<t>QuoteAsian markets sink on Lehman, Merrill woes By TOMOKO A. HOSAKA, Associated Press Writer 15 minutes agoTOKYO - Asian stock markets tumbled Tuesday amid growing fears of a global financial crisis as investors reacted to the demise of two of Wall Street's biggest names, Lehman Brothers and Merr...
by TraderJoe
September 16th, 2008, 6:55 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: A large bank is about to go bust...we're not going to tell you which one
Replies: 86
Views: 63175

A large bank is about to go bust...we're not going to tell you which one

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: KackToodlesQuoteOriginally posted by: psholtzThere are a great many people who reap great fortunes when bubbles pop. This has been understood for a long time.. that's right. we should all celebrate when the black swan event happens because at that instant we will be ric...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 11:34 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52806

It's taking awhile to sink in...

<t>The grizzly aftermath of greed.QuoteAnger as Lehman Brothers UK staff left 'high and dry' There was bitter resentment among the UK staff of Lehman Brothers yesterday after it emerged that they are unlikely to be paid their monthly salary on Friday following the collapse of the bank. Most of Lehma...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 11:28 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Wall Street needs to hire some 'C' students
Replies: 30
Views: 54818

Wall Street needs to hire some 'C' students

QuoteOriginally posted by: GeneralDudeI think the OP has hit the nail on the head.It is about time the world learned the the correlation between having good grades & being smart/knowing your shit = 0So all those PhD's should have stayed in academia after all ?
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 11:26 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Lehman
Replies: 57
Views: 61004

Lehman

QuoteOriginally posted by: CollectorQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoewhat's around the corner collector?a massive wall, only investors that know quantum tunneling will get through, the rest will squeezed against the wall I am afraid.Not very helpful/hopeful.Heart attack for the markets.
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 11:22 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52806

It's taking awhile to sink in...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: YuraTJ, I agree. At this point anything is possible. Unfortunately.I think Fed is a bitch for not bailing out Lehman. Financial industry is the most important one, obviously, and who cares about the tax-payer?! Damn politics!PS I'll be very sad when they close down Lehm...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 11:14 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Lehman
Replies: 57
Views: 61004

Lehman

what's around the corner collector?
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 11:11 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: A large bank is about to go bust...we're not going to tell you which one
Replies: 86
Views: 63175

A large bank is about to go bust...we're not going to tell you which one

QuoteOriginally posted by: penguinawhoever is to blame - and I personally blame the central banks, especially the Fed - we're now facing the probability of a depression.yep.
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 11:07 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Default Correllation Matrix
Replies: 4
Views: 48689

Default Correllation Matrix

Listen, if you start out with toxic waste, you're going to end up with toxic waste. Maths doesn't transform one thing into another, it merely quantifies. Now, back to your question on correlation...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 11:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I'm a Punkrocker Yes I Am
Replies: 874
Views: 156785

I'm a Punkrocker Yes I Am

Bye bye baby.
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 10:57 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Default Correllation Matrix
Replies: 4
Views: 48689

Default Correllation Matrix

This has been said before, but is worth repeating. This has nothing to do with math(s) and everything to do with greed.
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 10:54 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: AIG next ?
Replies: 61
Views: 57023

AIG next ?

<t>QuoteAIG - America's largest insurer hits the rocks NEW YORK (Reuters) - Disbelief and anxiety were written on the faces of staff at American International Group Inc as they grappled with the idea that their company, which was once the largest insurer in the world and one of the safest places to ...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 10:44 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Lehman
Replies: 57
Views: 61004

Lehman

QuoteOriginally posted by: Collectorfor sure not the last.wonder what the government or FED will do if one of the really BIG commercial banks should go down?You mean like BoA or Citi? God forbid!
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 10:35 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52806

It's taking awhile to sink in...

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: YuraQuoteOriginally posted by: migalleyQuoteOriginally posted by: YuraIt seems like TJ is really nervous this morning I mean afternoon as it is afternoon in London...It looks like his pipe-dream of becoming a quant is well and truly over. He must realise by now that he ...
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