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Recent content by iosakwe

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    I didn't quite stick with the program as class schedules (one per semester) and full time work...

    I didn't quite stick with the program as class schedules (one per semester) and full time work made it difficult to work, so I switched to Statistics and Quantitative modeling in Zicklin. But if you are interested in FE, the undergrad program prepares you really well for it. Good luck.
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    Mr. Madoff and his Ponzi fund

    I am sorry but to kill yourself over a bad investment, better yet - a ponzi scam, is not worth it.. not one bit.
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    The Master Happy Birthday thread

    Happy Belated Birthday, Muting!!!
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    MFE Rankings for 2008

    Advanced Trading Ranking of top 10 Quant schools. The Top 10 Quant Schools, According to the Street by Advanced Trading
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    The Master Happy Birthday thread

    Happy Birthday-Day, Vladimir. =D>=D>=D>=D>=D>
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    Master reading list for Quants, MFE (Financial Engineering) students

    For those seeking to learn more about Algo+Electronic trading. This book provides an general overview and is a bit outdated yet informative enough to empower the reader to carry sensible conversations with seasoned professionals. The Complete Guide To order this title, and for more...
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    Article about my Company!

    This is some what good news for those who will be graduating soon..if you have any resumes, send them over to me and I can forward it to HR or the hiring managers. And this should also orientate some folks, especially Dan and Andy, to ITG. ITG Targets Students to Recruit Trading, Technology...
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    What is going on at Bear Stearns ?

    I will definitely be there. Thanks for the heads up, Vlad.
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    Looking for a summer job shadowing/intern opportunity at hedge fund

    Following up on John's comments, This http://news.efinancialcareers.com/NEWS_ITEM/newsItemId-13143 was just speaking to the job market in Boston. Could be encouraging in your pursuit...
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    The Master Happy Birthday thread

    Happy Birthday, Andy! May all your aspirations come true. You have been very helpful to me and the rest of the quantnet community. Please keep up the good work and many, many, more happy B-days to come. Salute!!!
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    Risk Article by Alan Greenspan

    We will never have a perfect model of risk By Alan Greenspan Published: March 16 2008 18:25 | Last updated: March 16 2008 18:25 The current financial crisis in the US is likely to be judged in retrospect as the most wrenching since the end of the second world war. It will end eventually...
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    What was your undergrad major?

    In a Baruch, there's a math w/finance concentration being offered. The bulk of the Mathematics is probability based and applicable to the financial industry. There's also a requirement of taking two finance classes. Principles of finance and Corp Finance | Investment Analysis. See...
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    What is going on at Bear Stearns ?

    This is definitely going to be an interesting week for New York and the rest of the world. First the Spitzer scandal and resignation tomorrow with Paterson to take over. Bear Stearns fallout, which opened at $54.27 on Friday and now valued at $2 per share (I walk by that glamorous building on my...
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    The Master Happy Birthday thread

    あきのーさん、 おたんじょうび  おめでとう。 =D>=D>=D>=D>=D>
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    CFA vs Quantitative Finance

    I think you are definitely on the right track pursuing a CFA. Sure its a long process but is extremely rewarding at the end. In my company, I noticed that most of the Financial Engineers that don't have a PhD are pursuing a CFA, not a mention lots of folks in the front office. Its seems almost...