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by AndyNguyen
April 5th, 2011, 5:52 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Birkbeck will no longer be running the MSc in Finance and the MSc in Finance and Commodities
Replies: 10
Views: 23977

Birkbeck will no longer be running the MSc in Finance and the MSc in Finance and Commodities

You need to edit your profile and Allow Private Message.And how did you know about this announcement? Is it public?
by AndyNguyen
April 1st, 2011, 9:12 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Buying a domain
Replies: 11
Views: 22819

Buying a domain

Looks like everyone in this thread has a website which is really cool Godaddy is good for domain registration, private DNS hosting.Do not host your site with your domain registrar. EVERNamecheap is another one I have used in the past
by AndyNguyen
April 1st, 2011, 9:08 pm
Forum: Forum and Website Bugs and Suggestions
Topic: Killfiles
Replies: 13
Views: 21253

Killfiles

<t>kimosabeI replied to your #3 in this thread saying, yes, I'm the one who start Quantnet. when I check back the thread later, my post was deleted.This wasn't the first time my posts were deleted here.Thanks for the comment about Quantnet. It targets a whole different audience than Wilmott so I wou...
by AndyNguyen
March 26th, 2011, 7:40 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: CQF will open doors for Engineers?
Replies: 13
Views: 23467

CQF will open doors for Engineers?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: QuantGuy07Hi Martino,Thanks for the reply, do the CQF will help in getting the foot on the door? ( I mean will it help in getting interviews for quant development role?)Paul Wilmott said in another thread the other dayQuotePlease note that the majority of people who tak...
by AndyNguyen
January 6th, 2011, 6:42 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: crosss on business career, advice on CQF
Replies: 13
Views: 26691

crosss on business career, advice on CQF

<t>I don't have first hand experience with the CQF program. Everytime you read here from someone saying ABC/XYU is the best MFE program, etc, you need to question whether they have attended it, hired its graduates or just should not have any business in commenting on programs they know nothing about...
by AndyNguyen
January 5th, 2011, 2:25 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: crosss on business career, advice on CQF
Replies: 13
Views: 26691

crosss on business career, advice on CQF

Have you seen the reviews of CQF by people who took the course?http://www.quantnet.com/review-cqf-program/
by AndyNguyen
December 19th, 2010, 6:57 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD is a waste of time
Replies: 69
Views: 33000

PhD is a waste of time

An article from The Economist's Christmas edition discusses the merit of PhD degree.Doctoral degrees - The disposable academic
by AndyNguyen
December 2nd, 2010, 9:58 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: U of Chicago MSFM still good? The founding director is fired?
Replies: 18
Views: 34308

U of Chicago MSFM still good? The founding director is fired?

QuoteOriginally posted by: jfuquaPotential students might want to look into the recent program faculty changes.Tim Weithers, the associate director of the program resigned 2 weeks ago
by AndyNguyen
December 1st, 2010, 10:59 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Peter Carr Selected as 2010 IAFE Financial Engineer of the Year
Replies: 4
Views: 23456

Peter Carr Selected as 2010 IAFE Financial Engineer of the Year

<t>This is in their press release which i linked aboveThe annual IAFE/SunGard FEOY Award, established in 1993, recognizes individual contributions to the advancement of financial engineering technology. Nominations are submitted by a nominating committee of approximately 100 people, consisting of al...
by AndyNguyen
December 1st, 2010, 10:38 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Peter Carr Selected as 2010 IAFE Financial Engineer of the Year
Replies: 4
Views: 23456

Peter Carr Selected as 2010 IAFE Financial Engineer of the Year

<t>Press release by IAFE/SunGuardThe International Association of Financial Engineers and SunGard today announced that Peter Carr, managing director and global head of market modeling for Morgan Stanley, has been named the 2010 IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year (FEOY). The award will be pr...
by AndyNguyen
September 30th, 2010, 3:22 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: U of Chicago MSFM still good? The founding director is fired?
Replies: 18
Views: 34308

U of Chicago MSFM still good? The founding director is fired?

<t>In January, the university created a new staff position in the Math department reporting to the Dept Chairman and Program Director called "Executive Director" who will guide the strategic direction of the program, assess and develop curriculum, and will participate in admissions and program marke...
by AndyNguyen
September 23rd, 2010, 10:20 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: University of Cape Town MPhil Financial Mathematics
Replies: 6
Views: 40938

University of Cape Town MPhil Financial Mathematics

This is the latest review of the program.Review of Uni Cape Town Mathematics of Finance program
by AndyNguyen
September 7th, 2010, 6:07 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Summer internship
Replies: 6
Views: 24784

Summer internship

If you have time to shift through this list of places offering quant internships, i'm sure you'll find what you want.
by AndyNguyen
August 26th, 2010, 5:01 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: IB v/s HF
Replies: 7
Views: 25292

IB v/s HF

<t>Exactly because there are so many quant wannabe these days, you need to understand the business to be able to talk intelligently and don't appear to be just another money grabber. It does not help your cause if you can't tell people why you want to work in buy side vs sell side, the difference be...
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