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by deepvalue
June 20th, 2010, 4:56 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: LBS MS in finance part-time
Replies: 5
Views: 27311

LBS MS in finance part-time

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: egor1111Do you think LBS MS in finance would help me to change the job (and asset class)?Curriculum doesn't seem to be particularly quantitative, but the idea is more to be in the position to use campus recruiting / career services. why would your employer pay for you s...
by deepvalue
June 19th, 2010, 6:58 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: psychic investors
Replies: 49
Views: 33629

psychic investors

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: frenchXAnd PS I know physicists if they prove that the constant are not constant the just change the law (or formula) behind and not the constant itself physicists accept that the laws of physics are mathematically sensible. they accept this like religion. they cannot g...
by deepvalue
June 19th, 2010, 6:52 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: how useful is C++?
Replies: 51
Views: 31856

how useful is C++?

the best female is one that doesn't talk much.
by deepvalue
June 8th, 2010, 5:59 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: hedge of energy trading desk
Replies: 8
Views: 28163

hedge of energy trading desk

my friend just go an phone message from a headhunter that "he has a job for him to lead an energy trading desk at a major bank." what does that mean?
by deepvalue
June 8th, 2010, 5:57 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: quant jobs for Ivy League undergraduate?
Replies: 18
Views: 31738

quant jobs for Ivy League undergraduate?

its good to tellem you want to go to grad school because they're relieved when they know it'll be easy to get rid of you.
by deepvalue
June 8th, 2010, 5:55 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Is money the motivator?
Replies: 19
Views: 29184

Is money the motivator?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976People who toil in labs for years for the PhD (which includes myself) for a crappy stipend and live on Ramen noodles are losers. Don't complain. you got yourself a valuable green card. your daughters now have the opportunity to become wall street hookers an...
by deepvalue
June 8th, 2010, 5:53 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Nominations please: Best Novel about a quant or a hedge fund
Replies: 21
Views: 29699

Nominations please: Best Novel about a quant or a hedge fund

is there a book about traders fighting for bonuses called The Square Mile?
by deepvalue
June 8th, 2010, 5:51 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Typical working day as a quant...
Replies: 17
Views: 32884

Typical working day as a quant...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: AnthisQuoteOriginally posted by: KackToodlesQuoteOriginally posted by: willsmith launching straight into interviews, which I never liked about the 'market wizards' books.the interviews reveal exactly what these guys are -- a bunch of emptyheaded nincompoops who got luck...
by deepvalue
June 8th, 2010, 5:42 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: JPMorgan - Chief Investment Office
Replies: 14
Views: 38154

JPMorgan - Chief Investment Office

QuoteOriginally posted by: legacyPat Hagan is heading that 'Office', so it must be good. Easily the single most important quant Bloomberg has ever had. You can't go wrong with his group. BLOOMBERG IS A DATA VENDOR, NOT A HEDGE FUND.
by deepvalue
June 8th, 2010, 5:40 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Getting an Offer to Move to Florida (Jacksonville). Kindly Guide Regarding Costs
Replies: 52
Views: 31613

Getting an Offer to Move to Florida (Jacksonville). Kindly Guide Regarding Costs

1) OATMEAL IS HEALTHY2) YOU FORGOT TO FIGURE IN COST OF FOOD PREPARATION, OR APPRECIATE HOW HARD HIS SPOUSE WILL WORK TO COOK IT.
by deepvalue
May 30th, 2010, 2:19 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: The Most Important Attribute of a Quant
Replies: 13
Views: 28899

The Most Important Attribute of a Quant

ability to say "yessireee boss! i'll stay up late and put it on your desk before I leave."
by deepvalue
May 25th, 2010, 6:45 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: best places for quants to work in
Replies: 18
Views: 29384

best places for quants to work in

What are the rankings of these 6 banks as places for mid-level phd quants to work in -- mainly their boston/nyc offices? Barclays Capital State StreetUBSMorgan StanleyCredit Suisse
by deepvalue
May 23rd, 2010, 4:56 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Any suggestions!!!
Replies: 32
Views: 32402

Any suggestions!!!

<t>even if you can get a fancier title, you should strategically ask to start in the mail room and work yourself up to prove yourself. when it's time to select ceos, your work-your-way-up story will look very impressive on your resume. Everyone in the firm knows that a lot of MDs who got inserted in...
by deepvalue
May 23rd, 2010, 4:53 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: MBA in 2011 or in 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 29186

MBA in 2011 or in 2012

why do you want to go to Rotten, canada?
by deepvalue
May 22nd, 2010, 6:21 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Do you feel appreciated?
Replies: 54
Views: 34465

Do you feel appreciated?

the problem with converging is that most products are crap to begin with and they should only converge to bankruptcy.
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