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Recent content by kapil354

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    Yet another attempt at MFE ranking

    Folks rankings do matter. Its just that who looks at it. Hiring managers- In India, hiring managers look at school rankings and also how hard are admissions to the school. I talked to a Wharton MBA few days back and she expressed opinion on similar lines about US. Novice students/ applicants...
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    facing stiff competition

    'Indian IITs enjoy a good reputation, but the value of these is so subjective that managers vary a lot in how they weight them.' Thanks for your post... Need little elaboration on this. Not quite sure if I understand this
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    OPT now for 29 months?

    Great news... NY will have some advantage over London now
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    Are stocks cheap ?

    thanks for such a detailed response. i duly regard seasons as important - i was just trying to make a point that oil is more into the trading and political grip now. in Asia, Russia has reduced supply just to increase oil prices. look at how it has come down yesterday to 102 USD. my simple...
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    Are stocks cheap ?

    Sir, I fully understand that fed has to cut rates for now. If you please pull up charts for what happened in 04-05? Fed increased rates 13 times. After rates bottom out - fed has to control inflation - else US will fall in stagflation for sure. And I am expecting such reversal in rates in...
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    Are stocks cheap ?

    LEH is at 6 P/. Historically, in bad times good stocks have gone to 4 PEs as well. Though, selective buying can be done short term - yeasteday BSC closed at 8 PE and LEH at 4 - This much of gap can't be explained... Now...Therefore, I would long select stocks for very short time. Keep finding...
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    Interview with Tim Grant

    That's nice ... does this mean that the banks are seeking mfe's as traders as well?
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    Sub prime issue - a good article, must read

    i was talking to a frn in NY and she has a huge mortgage. she is amongst highly paid ones on street. really smart gurl. and she says she will renegotiate her mortgage. ppl are just renegotiating because they are getting a good deaal out it! i m surprised :)
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    Why do you want to become a MFE?

    So yuo become a trader after MS finance?
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    Hedge funds are hunting for US talents to work in Asia

    Thanks Andy for this information. As I am thinking of joining Fe / Fm . In a sub prime hit job market this seems as a silver lining for Asians. What you do you think, guys...
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    Anyone using SAS ?

    Kool Andy, thanks a lot for the gyan...
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    Where would you rank Baruch MFE with top programs ?

    I assume Baruch is having 'no class-size' as such. I think they take in as many good guys they find.
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    Anyone using SAS ?

    Hey Andy, Will you be ok working with the SAS ACCESS. As to do a remote login from your windows you may need Connect. Any gyan on that?
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    New 'kid' on the block

    So who said GD is the best forum ???[:)] tell me the name...