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by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 2:34 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52731

It's taking awhile to sink in...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: twofishQuote It's after the goldrush, just like in 2000 for tech industry.And we all know that the internet and the web was a passing fad that no one makes money from today..... Not.....Several things happened after the dotcom bust including:1. Reality set in - there wa...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 1:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: knotted beams of light
Replies: 13
Views: 49800

knotted beams of light

QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunQuoteOriginally posted by: hungryquantI have a copy, if you send me your email am happy to forward itgreat! thanksYou haven't got a copy of the article??? OMG!
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 1:29 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: What are the remaining banks with S&T left?
Replies: 4
Views: 49049

What are the remaining banks with S&T left?

QuoteOriginally posted by: mithttp://www.lehman.com/careers/workatlehman/index.htmIt says: Quote. Around the world, the Lehman Brothers team is growing.
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 1:22 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52731

It's taking awhile to sink in...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: scmjsdQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeRegulation will grow tighter, and there is already more than enough "quants" to transfer into risk management. We're talking about a shrinking market here, not a growing one anymore - just be realistic.Also, I am not so pessimis...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 1:19 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52731

It's taking awhile to sink in...

QuoteOriginally posted by: ronwisetime to go to scienceYup! Alt energy is the next "bandwagon" (and all in a good cause too)!
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 1:13 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52731

It's taking awhile to sink in...

<t>Regulation will grow tighter, and there is already more than enough "quants" to transfer into risk management. We're talking about a shrinking market here, not a growing one anymore - just be realistic.Also, I am not so pessimistic that I have to learn urdu ???!!!! Thanks for the offer! You'll pr...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 1:01 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52731

It's taking awhile to sink in...

The industry's changed. The market's flooded with MFE's, the whole sector will shrink. The bubble's burst. There is no bandwagon left to jump on. It's after the goldrush, just like in 2000 for tech industry.Discuss.
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 12:46 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: What's a Business Analyst ?
Replies: 26
Views: 57028

What's a Business Analyst ?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: scmjsd as i'm on a MFE, i relish the prospect to try hard and see how well i can do. as an undergrad i was pretty much mainly interesting in the 'party scene'. last but not least quants substantially more than BAs, and i'd like to able to afford a family in london which...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 12:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: knotted beams of light
Replies: 13
Views: 49800

knotted beams of light

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeIt costs $18 to download this article.As expected, your noise stayed within the "I'm not going to talk *actual* physics" comfort zone! Why did you bother to spend time posting this? Are joe having a boring "trading" day *today*?...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 12:31 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: why were banks holding securities they created and knew were bad?
Replies: 17
Views: 52030

why were banks holding securities they created and knew were bad?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelI dont know if they knew that they were bad I think they knew that the music would stop one day dave. House prices can't go on rising forever (or can they?). They finally got caught with th...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 12:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: knotted beams of light
Replies: 13
Views: 49800

knotted beams of light

It costs $18 to download this article.
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 12:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I'm a Punkrocker Yes I Am
Replies: 874
Views: 156027

I'm a Punkrocker Yes I Am

Slipknot - Duality.
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 11:51 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: why were banks holding securities they created and knew were bad?
Replies: 17
Views: 52030

why were banks holding securities they created and knew were bad?

QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelI dont know if they knew that they were bad I think they knew that the music would stop one day dave. House prices can't go on rising forever (or can they?). They finally got caught with their pants down.Where to from here, dave ?
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 11:08 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: 63032

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

<t>Hey, at least there's one way out of this mess ...Looks like a job for the Plunge Protection Team.Looks like Pakistan have figured out another ...Pakistan Forbids Its Stock Market to Drop.Quote"Its going to be a good news at least for a short time because the market was constantly going down," sa...
by TraderJoe
September 15th, 2008, 10:29 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Lehman
Replies: 57
Views: 60914

Lehman

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: AbhiJQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQ. How many PhDs does it take to ruin a bank ?A. It's almost impossible to do, but a few hundred should just about do the job.QuoteThe independent broker-dealers "are going the way of the dodo bird," said Bert Ely, an Alexandria,...
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