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by hayes
January 23rd, 2009, 10:14 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: RBS
Replies: 69
Views: 52634

RBS

Not just RBS that is looking scary - Although they have taken one of the nastiest hits**Unless you want to include Lehman Bros that is.......
by hayes
January 21st, 2009, 1:35 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: RBS
Replies: 69
Views: 52634

RBS

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: FenManCall me Mr Simple if you like but I think that the major difference between current state of RBS and most other banks on the street isn't the range of models or the open-mindedness of the quants but is insteadthe burden of billions of pounds of debt brought on by ...
by hayes
January 21st, 2009, 10:57 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: RBS
Replies: 69
Views: 52634

RBS

QuoteOriginally posted by: archimgPaul, what do you know about RBS situation and profitability of the individual asset classes? If you are not well informed do not generalize and keep your comments to quant stuff, please. All the best!Oh I say! Perhaps archimg is an RBS Quant?......
by hayes
January 21st, 2009, 6:14 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Tokyo
Replies: 2
Views: 43913

Tokyo

Kekkou desu!
by hayes
January 21st, 2009, 6:12 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: japan meetup?
Replies: 5
Views: 43889

japan meetup?

4 quid a pint. Happy hour.Although at least it's a draft.
by hayes
January 20th, 2009, 6:21 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: RBS
Replies: 69
Views: 52634

RBS

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: gcI'm giving money to buy RBS, but I am not British, so probably I'm not becoming a shareholder... Am I just giving a nice gift to the British subjects.....?Oh well... if so, you are welcome...gcI know it's rude to insult a gift, but personally I feel you could've got m...
by hayes
January 15th, 2009, 10:01 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Futures of Futures Exchange
Replies: 8
Views: 47080

Futures of Futures Exchange

DTCC to Support All Central Counterparties for OTC Credit Derivatives
by hayes
December 18th, 2008, 1:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: A peaceful couple of days
Replies: 35
Views: 47832

A peaceful couple of days

<t>In case any of you are going through withdrawl symptoms perhaps I can help with a few random accusations pulled out of my backside: You're all Muslim lovers. You all hate America. You're all socialists. There's obviously a Muslim conspiracy and you're too naive to realise it. Despite everything I...
by hayes
December 17th, 2008, 3:01 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: UK: what to do with savings?
Replies: 8
Views: 46137

UK: what to do with savings?

<t>True - A property is a strange investment because there's so much emotion attached. If you think human beings are irrational investors at the best of times then wait till bricks and morter become involved. My dad said to me once, "It's only when you try to sell your house that you really realise ...
by hayes
December 17th, 2008, 2:46 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Is there a forum where the traders chat?
Replies: 10
Views: 46321

Is there a forum where the traders chat?

You are looking for a dedicated public internet forum where IB/Prop/HF traders all openly share views about the markets they trade and the industry they work in? What do you think might arise from such a scenario?
by hayes
December 2nd, 2008, 9:55 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: what are the top 2nd tier banks?
Replies: 3
Views: 46708

what are the top 2nd tier banks?

<t>The top Tier 2 banks out there are the ones with the good sense to want to stay as Tier 2 banks.With the ability to specialise and with greater flexibility/ adaptability they are often much better positioned to ride out the economic storm and find new opportunities. The only growth opportunities ...
by hayes
November 23rd, 2008, 9:25 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Futures of Futures Exchange
Replies: 8
Views: 47080

Futures of Futures Exchange

<t>How can I argue with any of that? All makes sense and will no doubt happen in due course.I would suggest that it is the special interest groups who are the most keen for an exchange to get underway, whilst the public would probably prefer these products didn't even exist. (Like short-selling, cer...
by hayes
November 21st, 2008, 9:06 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Futures of Futures Exchange
Replies: 8
Views: 47080

Futures of Futures Exchange

fars1d3s,Read this this morning and thought you might be interested:Banks back CDS clearing proposal
by hayes
November 20th, 2008, 3:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: WallE
Replies: 3
Views: 45994

WallE

Ahhhh, happy childhood memories.And don't forget Short Circuit 2 - Where he goes to New York, helps his human buddies succeed in the 80's yuppy- business world all whilst hanging out with punks and outwitting nasty kidnappers.That film had everything.
by hayes
November 20th, 2008, 12:59 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Futures of Futures Exchange
Replies: 8
Views: 47080

Futures of Futures Exchange

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: fars1d3sWith all the demand for greater transparency, Citadel and CME are working together to create an exchange for CDS. So yes, futures exchanges like CME will gain importance.CDS and futures are 2 very different products at different states of maturity in terms of th...
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