How to Spot Lies told to Quant Developers 101
There is nothing particularly wrong with a career as a quantitative developer.
But... On the forums, and in conversations it's become clear...
I tried to write a file for 1e6 by 1e6 and it literally crashed, giving me the message below. How should I code so that I could begin to write and compute my matrices? I am looking along the lines of computing values larger than 1e6.
int i, j, nmat;
How should I write this code so that it takes integers and outputs real numbers? The code below gives me values in integers. For example, 1/4 outputs 0.
int i, j, nmat;
nmat = 5;
for (i = 0; i<nmat...
Morgan Stanley Plan Aims at Retention
Oct 3 2006
Morgan Stanley's new incentive plan is meant to attract new talent and discourage the firm's bankers and traders from jumping to rivals. It's the latest move by Chief Executive John Mack to counter the sense the bank's compensation lags its...
Lying on your CV by Quantnet's MVP Dominic
An article on the BBC today, reminded me of one of the occasional pains of being a pimp. Lying on CVs http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/5414938.stm
A friend of mine was a...
August 28, 2006, 1:40 am
This Weekend, Everyone Had A Take On Stock Options Backdating
Posted by Eric Savitz
So this was the weekend when every newspaper seemed to have a big takeout on the stock-option backdating scandal.
The Sunday New York Times business section...
I believe this topic was brought up by Greg Ciresi yesterday.
"A Hedge Fund's Loss Rattles Nerves
By GRETCHEN MORGENSON and JENNY ANDERSON
Enormous losses at one of the nation's largest hedge funds resurrected worries...
Does anybody know the e-mail address of Cora Jordan from ISSC? I tried to call the ISSC today, and it seems nobody is at home. I did speak to a person who couldn't wait to put down the phone though.
This is a continuation of the post I started, seeking tips from New Yorkers on finding a home, getting around NYC, travel farecards for students etc. for internationals.
It would be better if thread was migrated to this platform, let's see what happens.