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by Anthis
May 25th, 2015, 10:57 am
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Debt reduction methods?
Replies: 3
Views: 3023

Debt reduction methods?

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by Anthis
February 24th, 2015, 4:10 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Adverse selection in dark pools
Replies: 1
Views: 3980

Adverse selection in dark pools

<t>Some random comments below:-Market impact is the adverse price move you might generate with your own trading activity and impacts your current and your future transactions, assuming imperfect market resiliency.-Adverse selection is the information conveyed to the other market participants, percei...
by Anthis
February 18th, 2015, 4:30 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Greece Bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 22619

Greece Bailout

<t>Albeit I do not endorse the figure of 15 billion, because as I said earlier its a matter of what you count in, eg improving Athens roadways is an expenditure that might or might not be considered as relevant, it might have been deemed as necessary to host such a huge event, but this has saved Ath...
by Anthis
February 17th, 2015, 8:12 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Greece Bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 22619

Greece Bailout

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: MartinghoulQuoteOriginally posted by: DominicConnorYou're right about Mark Carney being far from perfect, I just said he was better than anyone involved in running Greece, that's not a high bar, my cat would choose a better leader than a Greek voter.Actually, I think I'...
by Anthis
February 17th, 2015, 7:21 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Greece Bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 22619

Greece Bailout

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnI am not an economist but what amazes me is that Greece held the Olympic Games in 2004. (Only a few years ago Montreal paid back it debt from 1976).The legacy ..QuoteAs of 2012 many conversion schemes have stalled owing to the Greek government-debt crisis. The...
by Anthis
February 17th, 2015, 5:29 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Greece Bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 22619

Greece Bailout

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DominicConnorYou're right about Mark Carney being far from perfect, I just said he was better than anyone involved in running Greece, that's not a high bar, my cat would choose a better leader than a Greek voter.Do you mean demagogy and populism are unheard of and non e...
by Anthis
February 17th, 2015, 8:22 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Greece Bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 22619

Greece Bailout

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: MartinghoulQuoteOriginally posted by: AnthisQuoteOriginally posted by: MartinghoulBut if Greece is part of the EU, surely it should expect that some, if not most of these issues, are going to be a pan-European problem, rather than solely a Greek problem? Conversely, if ...
by Anthis
February 17th, 2015, 8:15 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Greece Bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 22619

Greece Bailout

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DominicConnorNo one has ever explained to me how Greece can leave the Euro.Mechanically, it's easy, "currency" can usefully be defined as whatever the government takes as taxes and whatever it chooses to pay in.I really laugh when I read on news thoughtful analyses abou...
by Anthis
February 16th, 2015, 9:06 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Greece Bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 22619

Greece Bailout

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DominicConnor.The National Bank of Greece has 8 times more staff than the Bank of England. The BoE oversees a huge financial centre and runs its own currency, something that Greece does not. NBG is just a normal high street bank, just like RBS in UK. Bank of Greece is t...
by Anthis
February 16th, 2015, 8:29 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Greece Bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 22619

Greece Bailout

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: MartinghoulBut if Greece is part of the EU, surely it should expect that some, if not most of these issues, are going to be a pan-European problem, rather than solely a Greek problem? Conversely, if Greeks feel that the EU is unable or unwilling to deal with these issue...
by Anthis
February 15th, 2015, 7:09 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Greece Bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 22619

Greece Bailout

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: AnthisQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnInteresting that Greece is #7 in the world when it comes to military spending per capitaMainly procuring French and German gunsFor what? Are they expecting an invasion?EU borderline country,...
by Anthis
February 15th, 2015, 6:01 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Greece Bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 22619

Greece Bailout

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnInteresting that Greece is #7 in the world when it comes to military spending per capitaMainly procuring French and German guns
by Anthis
January 20th, 2015, 7:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How many western/non-muslim people will need to be killed by islamic terrorists?
Replies: 57
Views: 4296

How many western/non-muslim people will need to be killed by islamic terrorists?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: AnalyticalVegaI am wondering how many western/non-muslim people will need to be killed by islamic terrorists before the non-muslim world decides to act against them in a decisive way.By orders of magnitude1) 3,000 killed -> this was 9/11 and clearly was not enough2) 30,...
by Anthis
January 11th, 2015, 10:58 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: First lesson in islam
Replies: 37
Views: 4213

First lesson in islam

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: GamalQuoteOriginally posted by: AnthisConstitutions in western democracies depict how people in the respective countries have decided to live. Its peoples' decisions, choices, preferences and arguments too. You may call Koran the constitution of islam. Do you know Koran...
by Anthis
January 11th, 2015, 10:15 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: First lesson in islam
Replies: 37
Views: 4213

First lesson in islam

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: GamalQuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaQuoteOriginally posted by: GamalYour constitution is nothing more than a sheet of paper. Millions of human beings value more, much more.I strongly disagree. What is stated in the French constitution (and in any country's constitutio...