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  1. Hien

    CDS index question

    I'm looking for more information about these CDS indexes. Google search didn't return much. Does anybody know? DJ CDX10 DJ CDX10 HVOL DJ CDX10 Crossover Thanks.
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    GNU Octave (Matlab clone) 3.0 finally released

    Most of us can not afford Matlab, this is a great free alternative. Octave
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    RSVP: Trade Simulation at Wasserman Trading Floor/Subotnick Center

    Come and be part of exciting trading simulation games and learn how the market works. Each participant/trader will be given some information about the final price of the underlying instrument so that you can take advantage of it. Watch how the market reacts to new information, etc. When...
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    CMU Professor's Last Emotional Lecture!

    I'm sure everybody has heard about Prof. Pausch...but here is the link to his last lecture. Dying 47-Year-Old Professor Gives Exuberant Last Lecture Randy Pausch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    Interested in Trading simulation at Subotnick Center?

    I'm reading through the old thread about IB contest and that our Subnotnick Center has a lot of resources that we can take advantage of. I'm gathering interests so that we can have a session with Prof. Holowczak. I think if we can get about 20 people to signed up it'll be enough. Please reply...
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    Good article on what top traders do and want!

    Why $70 Million Wasn't Enough With Wall Street Rules Changing, A Goldman Star Felt Underpaid; Throat Lozenges for 100 Days By MONICA LANGLEY August 18, 2007; Page A1 New York Mark McGoldrick earned about $70 million in pay last year -- nearly $200,000 a day -- placing bets using Goldman Sachs...
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    For the Yankees Fans out there...

    Pinstripes in the Park Watch the New York Yankees take on Toronto. Join Continental Airlines for its 3rd Annual "Pinstripes in the Park," Wednesday, May 30, 2007. Watch the New York Yankees vs. Toronto on a giant screen in Bryant Park, and eat like you're at the game with ballpark food at...
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    QNSE - QuantNet Stock Exchange!

    Hello all, Inspired and excited over the mock trading games given by Prof. Holowczak and at UBS, I'm writing to gather interests on having a monthy trading game, similar to the one at UBS, where we're specialists doing trade, market making, and all that fun stuff. I think this will be fun and...
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    iPhone: coolest gadget of the year?

    I'm sure you all hear about this already but I'm pretty psyched about this sexy phone! A bit expensive but I think it's definitely worth it!
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    Mac (PowerPC) vs. Intel double precision

    Don't know how many of you got the Bermuda Option question correctly on 9821 final, but I know I got it wrong. I finally figured out what I did wrong and matched Andy's & Alain's numbers. I'm using a Mac (a PowerBook), with the PowerPC chip that is, and it seems that the precision of the...
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    Just for fun: bonds anyone?

    I was reading something about this and I thought I'd share with you in a form of a question. I'll post the article (hints: from WSJ) later.
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    When is the Final?

    Does anybody know? I need to make travel arrangement. Thanks. --Hien
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    Baruch MFE Baruch mentioned in WJS

    I'm posting the article here from Dan's email:
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    FireFox 2.0 Release

    For those of you who love Firefox browser. The new 2.0 version has just been released. http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
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    What Every Computer Scientist Should Know About Floating-Point Arithmetic

    What Every Computer Scientist Should Know About Floating-Poi Hello, I thought this is a useful paper for those of us who are programmers or are looking to be. HTML Version: http://docs.sun.com/source/806-3568/ncg_goldberg.html PDF Version...
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    FREE Access to On-line Books/Textbooks

    Hello, Alot of you might already know this but just in case you don't . Today I just found out that as a student at Baruch you have access to a pretty huge collections of textbooks online. One of the book I found there is used in MTH9845. I'm sure there are others that are used in...
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    Housing in Jersey City, Grove St, Journal Square, New Jersey?

    Housing in Jersey City, Grove St, Journal Square, New Jersey Hey guys, Not sure if anybody considers Jersey City but it's another location to think about. I'm currently living in Jersey City and I can't complain. The commute to downtown Manhattan is a breeze via the PATH. It takes me...
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    Baruch MFE Why Baruch MFE ?

    I promised that I'd write something about my experience of how and why I got to Baruch's MFE program. Of course if others can jump in and share theirs, that'll be great, as I think it'll be useful to other prospective students. I started the program in Fall 2005 but I started my search...