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    Are we headed for an Epic bear market?

    Are we headed for an epic bear market? The credit bubble is just starting to unwind, a credit-derivative insider says. And while U.S. borrowers are being blamed for the mess, they were really just pawns in a global game. By Jon Markman Satyajit Das is laughing. It appears I have said...
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    Rogers, Faber say Fed Rate Cut will spur a recession.

    Rogers, Faber Say Fed Rate Cuts Will Spur a Recession By Carol Massar and Michael Patterson Enlarge Image/Details Sept. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Interest rate cuts by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke will spur inflation, cause the U.S. dollar to collapse and help push the world's largest...
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    Tim Sykes - An American hedge Fund

    I just heard Tim Sykes, the start-up hedge fund guy from Wall Street Warriors, has written a book and it's coming out in October. I think it's called "An American hedge Fund" or something like that. I was checking out the forums at the Elite Trader.com website and I heard about it. <iframe...
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    Linear Algebra

    Hi all, I am currently taking courses in preparation for a Financial Engineering curriculum. My strategy is to take courses that I know are prerequisites for the FE program, study for the GRE and start applying to schools in Fall 2008 (Baruch included). I finished Calc 3, this spring, just...
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    How I Became a Quant

    Has anyone read "How I Became A Quant, Insights from 25 of Wall Street's Elite" by Richard Lindsay and Barry Schacter. I ordered it through Amazon.com after hearing about it on the IAFE website. It came on July 3rd. I just got a chance to read most of it, after finishing a summer course in Diff...
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    The Black Swan

    I just started reading "The Black Swan" by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. So far it seems as good as "Fooled by Randomness" even though it seems to cover a lot of the same material. Every time I read this Guy, My intellectual muscles seem to stretch a bit more. Paul <iframe...
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    Global Derivatives Website

    I've been at the global Derivatives Website to get some information. Maybe I'm Naive, but I didn't realize how Snobbish the financial industry can be. They seem to be fixated on all the Ivy league schools, and say any other programs besides NYU, Columbia, etc. aren't that good. Many of...
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    Wall Street Warriors

    Hi All, There was a documentary series called "Wall Street Warriors" shown on a channel called MOJO. I just bought the dvd set on Amazon, It's very interesting. It shows the life of various Wall Street people. it includes a Wall Street Lawyer, about 3 hedge fund managers with established...
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    U Buffalo Financial Engineering Program

    Hi all, I am currently researching different Financial Engineering Programs. I live in Atlanta, But I'm originally from Upstate New York (Grew up in Syracuse, got my degree at Buffalo State.) Anyway I'm hoping to be accepted in a full Time program in either Fall 2008 or Fall 2009. I'm...
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