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by hungryquant
December 18th, 2009, 11:41 am
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QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: hungryquantQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4Alpha:-—I think its what one would refer to as a "pregnant pause"I read it with a drum roll - bad-dum-tsch
by hungryquant
December 18th, 2009, 11:37 am
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QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: hungryquantQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4Alpha:-—>
by hungryquant
December 18th, 2009, 11:07 am
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QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4Alpha:-
by hungryquant
December 18th, 2009, 10:58 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Let's Take a vote!
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also I should probably update that CV its very old now, thanks for reminding me : )
by hungryquant
December 18th, 2009, 10:51 am
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<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: EscapeArtist999I guess you don't do FO support work (i.e. quant work at an IB) yet... Looks like you graduated from UCL in 08 with a PhD congrats. Lots of High freq jobs out there - maybe they can use applied topology.!! afraid notBut luckily I taught alot of statistics...
by hungryquant
December 18th, 2009, 9:38 am
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by hungryquant
December 18th, 2009, 8:23 am
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Topic: Let's Take a vote!
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QuoteOriginally posted by: EscapeArtist999And that is why you are a support quant Hungry.What the duece is a support quant ? and more to the point , how the hell do you know what I do ?
by hungryquant
December 17th, 2009, 3:07 pm
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QuoteOriginally posted by: EscapeArtist999They're called math freaks HungryQuant - I am not one of them, and dislike being categorized alongside them.we'll have to disagree here my firend, maths is ace
by hungryquant
December 17th, 2009, 1:53 pm
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Topic: Let's Take a vote!
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<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: EscapeArtist999TwoFish,The networking alone is not useful - you are thinking in the typical meritocratic way that PhDs think - you think that in order for someone to give you a leg up you have to have something to offer them right away - and the problem is that if you a...
by hungryquant
December 15th, 2009, 4:42 pm
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Topic: Let's Take a vote!
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QuoteOriginally posted by: EscapeArtist999Stochastic Processes.did you choose this topic specifically for a career in finance ?
by hungryquant
December 15th, 2009, 4:32 pm
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QuoteOriginally posted by: EscapeArtist999Don't confuse frustrating, difficult, and boring with interesting hungryquant.What was you PHD in by the way ?
by hungryquant
December 15th, 2009, 4:26 pm
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<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: EscapeArtist999i386, PhDs ARE treated worse than MBAs (tho both are treated abysmally in the beginning - only diff is the abuse never ends as a quant at an IB) and you are deluding yourself thinking that money does not matter. The only way a PhD has any more value is if...
by hungryquant
December 15th, 2009, 1:58 pm
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Topic: Let's Take a vote!
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<t>Personally I am very much glad I did my PHD. But I am sure for career prospects its less "efficeint" that getting a masters/MBA (though this might not be true for some career subsets).You should do a PHD if you want to study not to get a job. Mine was taken soley on that criteria (I had no plans ...
by hungryquant
December 15th, 2009, 1:33 pm
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Topic: Let's Take a vote!
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You might want to define the question a bit better. A mistake with regards to what ?
by hungryquant
December 15th, 2009, 8:35 am
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: n points on a hypersphere
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<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: NikkeiSuppose n =3 and you have 4 points.I think as follows:1) Choose point X1 at random2) Choose point X2 at random3) X1, X2 and origin O will define a plane that divides the sphere equally into two hemishperes4) For the event not to happen, X3 and X4 should fall in th...
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