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    Paul Wilmott says Wall Street Relies on Too much Math.

    An article that blamess mathematician's lack of questioning the assumptions behind many of the models.. Entire article below. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aD4y2TBuy4gQ Wall Street Relies on ‘Too Much Mathematics,’ Paul Wilmott Says By Thomas R. Keene and Shannon D...
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    Reuters and Bloomberg training at Baruch

    Baruch subotnick center offers free training for Baruch students in Reuters and Bloomberg. For details and registration please go to http://newman.baruch.cuny.edu/services/workshops/index.php
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    July 09 Jobs report

    Better than expected jobns report buoy stocks. http://www.reuters.com/article/ousiv/idUSTRE5762GN20090807?pageNumber=2&virtualBrandChannel=0 But the surprise is unemployment rate has gone down even though there were about 250K jobs lost in the last month. apparently this is explained by a...
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    Statistics Department Electives

    Has anybody considered taking graduate level statistics department courses at Baruch as electives? If anybody has taken any course and has comments/suggestions about it, it would be wonderful. Some courses offered in the Fall are: Regression and Forecast : Gill, B Modern Regression Analysis...
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    Rapidly Steepening Yields

    The difference between 10 yr and 2yr yields have risen to a record 275 bp today. Maybe the nascent revival in the housing markets is over.. Has inflation already made a comeback, even as people were just thinking about it in the last few months. An article from Bloomberg...
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    CUNY emall

    hi, fyi all: One place where students can get free and subsidized software legally is CUNY emall. All with CUNY login and id are eligible(which means all MFE students) e-Mall Registration Instructions link above has more details.
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    Nikolai Kondritev & Commodity cycle

    This is an article about Nikolai Kondritev's work with respect to the commodity cycle. Time will tell whether this is true. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601081&refer=australia&sid=aDKUcyM2jIr8