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by exCBOE
September 7th, 2011, 4:00 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Double dip or not ?
Replies: 107
Views: 26379

Double dip or not ?

<t>I think the answer to the question of imminent recession requires the valuation (or pricing?) of a derivative security. If Obama is re-elected, there will be seven lean years. If Palin is elected, there will be seven fat years. Someone else, somewhere in between, kind of like a spread. Too bad th...
by exCBOE
August 24th, 2011, 6:05 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionNote to Cuchulainn: Is it time to put up that Bronson-Mifune link again?Oh dear, another one bites the dust. It's time to update people on your martial arts skills indeed.Some people just don't know when to give up Just anothe...
by exCBOE
August 24th, 2011, 6:04 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionNote to Cuchulainn: Is it time to put up that Bronson-Mifune link again?Oh dear, another one bites the dust. It's time to update people on your martial arts skills indeed.Some people just don't know when to give up Just anothe...
by exCBOE
August 22nd, 2011, 10:07 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: exCBOEYou must be psychic! I am about to be promoted to Grand Dragon level 9 with oak leaf clusters in the tea party. If you would show any sense of humor (humour?...
by exCBOE
August 22nd, 2011, 8:20 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

You must be psychic! I am about to be promoted to Grand Dragon level 9 with oak leaf clusters in the tea party. If you would show any sense of humor (humour?), next time I'm in London, I'll buy you a warm beer. Speaking of mobs....well you know.
by exCBOE
August 22nd, 2011, 5:53 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: exCBOEQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionexCBOE, it is plain to me that all my attempts to dissect your abuse of logic, your straw men, your red herrings, your wilfull "misunderstandings", your exploitation of ambiguity in the hope of br...
by exCBOE
August 22nd, 2011, 2:52 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: FermionexCBOE, it is plain to me that all my attempts to dissect your abuse of logic, your straw men, your red herrings, your wilfull "misunderstandings", your exploitation of ambiguity in the hope of bringing you back to the path of reasoned dialogue were a waste of ti...
by exCBOE
August 22nd, 2011, 5:35 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: exCBOEHaving been reared on the streets of NY, I am no stranger to insult swapping. Still rather than descending to that level so soon,I would hope you don't descend to that level at all.I meant to imply that you had already descended, ...
by exCBOE
August 21st, 2011, 8:59 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: exCBOELast things first. Your hyena signature is quite clever, and often true, but I do not agree that it is generally true. I also disagree that it is the entrepeneurs who create the wealth. Is it not true that new wealth is created fr...
by exCBOE
August 21st, 2011, 8:24 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: exCBOELast things first. Your hyena signature is quite clever, and often true, but I do not agree that it is generally true. I also disagree that it is the entrepeneurs who create the wealth. Is it not true that new wealth is creat...
by exCBOE
August 21st, 2011, 11:22 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: exCBOEQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: exCBOEQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: BullBear2. wealthy individuals tend to consume only a small % o...
by exCBOE
August 21st, 2011, 2:53 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: exCBOEQuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: BullBear2. wealthy individuals tend to consume only a small % of their income and when they spend they spend in luxury products wh...
by exCBOE
August 20th, 2011, 8:52 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?
Replies: 64
Views: 28032

Does The S&P Downgrade Matter At All?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: FermionQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: BullBear2. wealthy individuals tend to consume only a small % of their income and when they spend they spend in luxury products which only develops those kind of luxury sectors (which also tend to ...
by exCBOE
August 16th, 2011, 9:44 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Sharpe Ratio Question
Replies: 3
Views: 19050

Sharpe Ratio Question

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: acastaldo1. You decide for what period of time you want the Sharpe ratio. The longer the period the greater the significance and reliability of the result, so four years could be a good choice in your situation. However calendar year calculations are sometimes used in t...
by exCBOE
August 13th, 2011, 5:36 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: US debt crisis
Replies: 22
Views: 22996

US debt crisis

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: acastaldoQuoteOriginally posted by: kindlyMeIn any typical textbook it says that T-bill/bond is always safe because home country can always print money to honor that. Then how does current debt crisis arise? If US government can not borrow money (due to it's ceiling) to...
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