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by aiQUANT
July 6th, 2008, 12:15 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD (in Financial Math) in LSE, IC or Oxford?
Replies: 26
Views: 65137

PhD (in Financial Math) in LSE, IC or Oxford?

<t>QuoteBut 10 years down the line having a PhD in a hard science will give you a slight edge in this market place on average.I don't see how. 10 years down the line people will be looking at your experience and the things you have achieved most recently. You will be treated like a martingale, simil...
by aiQUANT
July 4th, 2008, 8:27 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: they put a camera over my desk
Replies: 11
Views: 52764

they put a camera over my desk

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: KackToodlesthey put a camera over my deskThey put a camera inside my front-door keyhole, and also one behind the screen of my 80-inch plasma television I suspect. I pretend not to notice, and I only watc...
by aiQUANT
July 4th, 2008, 8:17 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: non-white CEO phenomenon never happens in Europe
Replies: 49
Views: 56546

non-white CEO phenomenon never happens in Europe

Ok guys since I don't belong to any of the two continents under conflict I appoint myself as the referee. Currently at 4:2 with Europe in the lead, excluding 1 goal to china (or should we say asia).Free-kick awarded to America. Any one?
by aiQUANT
July 4th, 2008, 8:11 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Entry into Algo Trading
Replies: 6
Views: 52593

Entry into Algo Trading

QuoteOriginally posted by: inertiaAny standard literature for this ?good luck!
by aiQUANT
July 4th, 2008, 6:48 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: non-white CEO phenomenon never happens in Europe
Replies: 49
Views: 56546

non-white CEO phenomenon never happens in Europe

mbfinalblues, whats the point of this thread? People reading this will either agree or disagree. What next?
by aiQUANT
July 2nd, 2008, 7:50 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Can I do my PHD ?
Replies: 18
Views: 55514

Can I do my PHD ?

<t>I don't think European PhD's are held in the same regard as top US PhDs. Opinions are as variable as the hairstyles of recruitment managers.Doing a professional executive PhD at a bank! This is would not be taken seriously and even in European banks they prefer someone with an academic PhD which ...
by aiQUANT
July 2nd, 2008, 7:24 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: MATLAB / C#
Replies: 4
Views: 55137

MATLAB / C#

Convert your function into a dll. Then have a look at matlab documentation on interfacing with dll libraries. As a starting point see the loadlibrary matab command. Hope this helps.
by aiQUANT
July 2nd, 2008, 7:16 am
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Could someone price this for me?
Replies: 33
Views: 56247

Could someone price this for me?

What makes you think bank's model will give you a good price?
by aiQUANT
June 29th, 2008, 4:01 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Career advice
Replies: 97
Views: 62645

Career advice

Put Biology in that category.
by aiQUANT
June 29th, 2008, 1:06 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Career advice
Replies: 97
Views: 62645

Career advice

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: StatGuyQuote Most of the guys in engineering and/or humanities have IQ>140 (at least in Europe) so having a phd in pure math/physics is not a necessary condition to prove you're smart.I don't think there is such a high correlation with PhDs and IQ >140. Having a PhD sho...
by aiQUANT
June 29th, 2008, 11:35 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: New project : being a headhunter
Replies: 27
Views: 55737

New project : being a headhunter

If I decreased the price (lol: LowCost HeadHunting) is that a good advantage or company will pay watherver it costs for the good candidate? On a similar note does an expensive headhunter lower the chances of a candidate being placed?
by aiQUANT
June 29th, 2008, 10:45 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Career advice
Replies: 97
Views: 62645

Career advice

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: aiQUANTHaving a phd is neither necessary nor sufficient condition to prove you're smart. I'm sorry, but in physics and/or maths it is.Opinions vary.QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: aiQUANTAlso it depends ...
by aiQUANT
June 28th, 2008, 9:05 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Career advice
Replies: 97
Views: 62645

Career advice

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: StatGuyQuoteTraderJoe said (nicely)If you have a PhD in physics and/or maths you've proved two things. That:1. You're smart2. You can learn things for yourself.I don't agree here. As I said in some of my previous posts the standard of...
by aiQUANT
June 25th, 2008, 12:02 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: From academics to banking
Replies: 22
Views: 55607

From academics to banking

....and then a whole load of new standards come along....what are you referring to by the term standard?
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