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by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 10:23 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Credit Derivatives & Subprime Crisis
Replies: 431
Views: 171540

Credit Derivatives & Subprime Crisis

<t>QuoteDow Down 500: It Could Have Been Worse, But 'Crash' Risk Remains, Roubini saysAs shares of Wall Street titans Lehman Brothers, Bank of America and AIG plummeted, the Dow tumbled over 500 points Monday while the S&P suffered its worst decline since 9/11.The decline was certainly dramatic ...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 10:19 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: 62999

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

<t>QuoteCrisis on Wall Street: Roubini Predicts Another 20 Percent Stock Drop, Sale of Goldman, MorganAfter failing to find a buyer this weekend, Lehman Brothers filed for the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history while Merrill Lynch agreed to be acquired by Bank of America for $50 billion. Such extrao...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 10:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Higgs boson - Large Hadron Collider (LHC)
Replies: 464
Views: 86765

Higgs boson - Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: scholarThere are 6 quarks in total. Here are their names:u (Up)d (Down)c (Charm)s (Stange)t (Top)b (Bottom)What do these things? What's wrong with English ?
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 9:26 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Lehman
Replies: 57
Views: 60893

Lehman

QuoteWe shouldn't help deadbeats that gambled their money on the market and lost. Why should us taxpayers that are well off have to support people that make stupid investments?A very astute reader's comment on one wbesite or another.
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 8:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Higgs boson - Large Hadron Collider (LHC)
Replies: 464
Views: 86765

Higgs boson - Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: scholarThere are 6 quarks in total. Here are their names:u (Up)d (Down)c (Charm)s (Stange)t (Top)b (Bottom)What do these things? What?
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 8:11 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: any leh or mer quant here?
Replies: 12
Views: 52338

any leh or mer quant here?

QuoteOriginally posted by: chackalyeah i am from lehhow's it going, buddy ?
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 8:05 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: LSE - Diploma for Graduates in Mathematics
Replies: 10
Views: 53443

LSE - Diploma for Graduates in Mathematics

QuoteDom: Just finished version 1.0 of "When it hits the fan, Job Hunting in a Difficult Market", let me know if you want a copy.Looking forward to version 2.0 "When it hits the fan hard, Job Hunting When There's No Market" .
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 7:59 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Lehman Point system
Replies: 18
Views: 54615

Lehman Point system

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: tigermanQuoteOriginally posted by: WilfridI say, I think you had better apply to drama school instead, dear boy.I fear they may not be hiring any more, what?I say, are you fucking stupid or fucking retarded?Calm down old chap, how about fucking funny, what? (Lost in tra...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 7:48 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Credit Derivatives & Subprime Crisis
Replies: 431
Views: 171540

Credit Derivatives & Subprime Crisis

<t>QuoteStocks tumble ...... NEW YORK - A stunning makeover of the Wall Street landscape sent stocks falling precipitously Monday, with the Dow Jones industrials sliding 500 points in their worst point drop since the September 2001 terrorist attacks. Investors reacted badly to a shakeup of the finan...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 7:45 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52712

It's taking awhile to sink in...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: twofishQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeCSCO, Nortel, Lucent (since merged with Alcatel and now nearly bankrupt) have not emerged at all well from the dotcom collapse seven years ago.Whereas google and microsoft have done very well since 2001.No they haven't. MSFT sh...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 7:34 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52712

It's taking awhile to sink in...

QuoteOriginally posted by: aiQUANTQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeThe industry's changed. The market's flooded with MFE's, the whole sector will shrink. Yeah, maybe we should have had more particle physics phd guys. Then we'd still be dancing.No doubt; see rentec.
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 7:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: knotted beams of light
Replies: 13
Views: 49793

knotted beams of light

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: migalleyQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperperhaps outrun could email TJ a free copy of the article so we can all hear TJ's thoughts on the subject ?TJ has no thoughts on the subject. All he thinks about is sheep.Admin: Please ban user migalley. Reason: Repeated postings...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 5:16 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52712

It's taking awhile to sink in...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: twofishQuote3. Thousands of companies went bust and many lost 90% + of their share valueAnd the few that survive did well once the competition was toast.CSCO, Nortel, Lucent (since merged with Alcatel and now nearly bankrupt) have not emerged at all well from the dotcom...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 3:36 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52712

It's taking awhile to sink in...

QuoteOriginally posted by: YuraIt seems like TJ is really nervous this morning I'm waiting to see if my lecture has gone into Chapter 11 .
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 2:40 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: 62999

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

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: torontosimpleguyReasonable assessment:QuoteThis morning, Roubini forecast another 20% drop in stock prices, and reiterated a prior view that there will be no major independent broker/dealers standing before this crisis ends. In other words, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stan...
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