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  1. kbharadwaj

    Housing in Manhattan over summer

    Hi folks, Been ages since I posted a topic on Quantnet. I am looking for housing over summer (essentially for 10 weeks) in Manhattan. Does anybody here have an apartment to sublet or has any friend who's looking for a roomie over the summer? If so, kindly let me know. Thank you, Bharadwaj
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    Optimum bond portfolio selection

    Hi, I am looking at various bonds (20 bonds) and I would like to find an optimum bond portfolio consisting of 2 bonds that would result in allocating my $300 million portfolio thus matching my liabilities. Could any one come up with an algo that would help me in coming up with the optimum...
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    Neural Networks and Reservoir Computing

    Hi, I am taking a Neural Networks course this Fall in my university and my instructor is very inclined towards its application in the field of finance. I would like to know (from the ones who have applied neural networks for finance and from others who are in the field of quant finance) that...
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    Advice on PHD applications

    Hi, I am posting this on behalf of my room-mate who is an MBA in Finance at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is interested in pursuing his PHD in finance mostly oriented towards asset pricing and investments or math finance.. (mostly quantitative finance). Could you kindly suggest good...
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    Recommended reading for readers who know little or nothing about Finance

    For Readers Who Know Little or Nothing About Finance Ben-Horim, Moshe and Haim Levy. Statistics Decisions and Applications in Business and Economics, 2nd ed. New York: Random House Business Division. [1984]. Basic Business Statistics text with lots of nice finance examples. Perhaps the...
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    Finance jobs in non-finance firms.

    Hi, Considering the bad market situation, how would a finance job in a non-finance firm be? What sort of careers can a financial engineer expect in the non-finance firms?
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    No Programming Experience

    Hi, I am attending the Financial Engineering and Risk Analytics program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for Fall 2010. I do not have any programming experience what so ever. I come from a mechanical engineering background. I have C++, VBA and R programming languages in my curriculum. So...
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    Help with housing at Troy, NY

    Hi folks, I would be attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's financial engineering and risk analytics program for Fall 2010. I need some help with the housing. Does any one on Quantnet have any faintest of idea about housing in Troy, NY?
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    Discussion on RPI FERA Curriculum

    Hi, My name is Bharadwaj. I would be attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Financial Engineering and Risk Analytics program for Fall 2010. I come from an Engineering background, and I am currently preparing for the prerequisite courses for the Fall semester. I am also preparing for CFA...
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    RPI Financial Engineering and Risk Analytics

    Hi, I have been recently admitted for Financial Engineering and Risk Analytics program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for Fall 2010. I have a got an unofficial review of the financial engineering and Risk analytics program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Information: Degree...
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    Admit from UNCC

    Hi, I have been admitted for the Mathematical Finance program at University of North Carolina, Charlotte for Fall 2010. Does any one have any review about this program, university, job opportunities and various other factors? Kindly post anything you know. Thank you.
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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Financial Engineering

    Hi, I got an admit from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Lally school of management for its MS in Financial Engineering and Risk Analytics program for Fall 2010. I need a review of that program. Could you guys post a review of this school and the program. Thank you...
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    Recommended reading for a beginner

    Hi, I have been admitted in to CGU's financial engineering and GSU's Mathematical Risk management for Fall 2010. I am completely new to the field of finance. Could you anyone out here in the forum kindly suggest me with a book that would deal with the basics of Finance and Risk management...
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    MS in Risk Management and Insurance with specialization in Mathematical Risk Management

    Hi, I have admitted by Georgia State University, J Mack Robinson College of Business in to the MS in Risk Management and Insurance with specialization in Mathematical Risk Management program for Fall 2010 semester. Does any one in here know anything about the university and the program...
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