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  1. alain

    Calling all NYC MSF grads! Where are you?

    Professor Jim Liew asked me to post this for all graduates out there: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ I'm very curious to catch-up with all the NYC MSF students that have since graduated. Where did you go? What...
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    Put your money where mouth is

    https://www.quantopian.com/open
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    Maddux, Glavine, Thomas to HOF

    Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas into Baseball Hall of Fame http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/10261922/baseball-hall-fame-class-2014-announced
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    High-frequency Trading

    http://queue.acm.org/issuedetail.cfm?issue=2523426
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    FPGA Programming for the Masses

    for those who want to get into HFT, this might be helpful: http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=2443836 PS - Fig 1 and 2 seem mislabeled.
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    Earthquake

    did anybody feel the earthquake?
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    No Windows at Google

    Actually, almost no Windows at Google http://digitizor.com/2011/07/12/google-android-linux-dream/
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    Should The Nation's Unemployed Be Buying New Apple Computers?

    http://www.theonion.com/video/in-the-know-should-the-nations-unemployed-be-buyin,20083/
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    Quant Programming Contest

    Check this quant competition for students: http://www.quantcup.org/ I read Max Dama's blog frequently. I like what he writes.
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    from Xtranormal via ZeroHedge - HFT

    Enjoy http://www.zerohedge.com/article/next-xtranormal-docket-hft-explained-cartoons <object width="480" height="390"><param name="movie" value="http://www.xtranormal.com/site_media/players/jwplayer.swf"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param...
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    MBA? MFE? IB? What am I supposed to do?

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/21/business/21corner.html?ref=business&src=me&pagewanted=all
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    Wall Street Smarts - NY Times article

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/14/opinion/14trillin.html?em Wall Street Smarts By CALVIN TRILLIN IF you really want to know why the financial system nearly collapsed in the fall of 2008, I can tell you in one simple sentence. The statement came from a man sitting three or four stools...
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    Former Moody's Insider Says "Moody's Should Be Liquidated"

    http://www.businessinsider.com/former-moodys-vp-moodys-should-be-liquidated-2009-9
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    In Defense of 'Flash' Trading

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203706604574374431720968204.html For the past several weeks, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer has attempted to intimidate the Securities and Exchange Commission into banning so-called flash trading. Eliminating this technique would be a dangerous mistake...
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    The short sellers warning ignored (2007)

    http://www.businessinsider.com/financial-regulators-held-secret-meeting-with-hedge-fund-short-sellers-in-2007-2009-8 The Evening Standard's Paul Waugh reveals today that G7 finance ministers were warned about the dangers of US subprime loans and shaky banks back in April 2007. Famous...
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    Pay to get internships

    It looks like you can pay to get an internship http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/09/business/09intern.html?em
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    Do you believe in Global Warming?

    Since Cap and Trade might be upon us... here is a list of skeptics http://www.businessinsider.com/the-ten-most-important-climate-change-skeptics-2009-7
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    Open Source Financial Software

    Open Source High Freq platform (thanks to my friend Norm for the link). http://www.marketcetera.com
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    Another interesting article not related to finance

    Very interesting analysis. http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2009/05/11/090511fa_fact_gladwell?currentPage=all
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    Interesting article

    http://www.hussmanfunds.com/wmc/wmc090518.htm The Destructive Implications of the Bailout - Understanding Equilibrium John P. Hussman, Ph.D. All rights reserved and actively enforced. Reprint Policy One of the features that has enabled the bureaucratic abuse of the public during the past year...
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