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  1. M

    So I am 2 months away from getting my MFE. Now what?

    **WARNING long post** I would like to thank everyone on this forum for all the advice they have given me. A few years ago I decided to apply to MFE programs and the help I got here was immensely helpful. There is no way I would have gotten into my choice of school had it not been for the help I...
  2. S

    Software engineer to Quant

    Hi Folks, I did MS in computer science and graduation with Mathematics, Since last 10+ years working as software engineer in C++ technology and worked in the portfolio analysis. Now I want to move in Quant and need suggestion for preparation and any certification which help me in this move...
  3. mortal_man

    Thesis Topic

    I'm a Computer Science grad and current studying Masters in Software Engineering. I want to work as a quant developer, so I'm want my thesis to be something related to quant finance. My supervisor is into Econo-physics, but I think its best I get into the Maths of finance rather than the...
  4. AlexanderMcFarlane

    Quant programming languages of 2016? and GPU-wise: CUDA or OpenCL?

    I'm most likely doing my msc thesis in QCD (HEP phys). I want to chose a relevant programming lang and parallelisation method to quant. I largely have free reign on how I approach the project. I just need a parallel GPU method + high level lang. What are the main industry-standard GPU packages...
  5. Andy Nguyen

    Our best traders spend a lot of their time pounding away writing code

    A recent NYT article sheds light on how the trading landscape has been changing on Wall Street, due to technological advances as well as regulatory reforms such as the Dodd-Frank financial legislation. The article makes clear that technology has been and will play a HUGE part in the industry as...
  6. QuantNet

    A Day in the Life of an Interest Rates Developer

    In this article, one of Quantnet members describes a typical day in his former life as an Interest Rates Developer at a Major Investment Bank (MIB), FO and MO spreadsheets support. He is now employed at another MIB. 4:50 AM - I do not want to wake up, can someone please break this evil clock...
  7. Andy Nguyen

    Interview with Ernie Chan

    Dr. Ernest Chan is a quantitative trader, consultant, and co-founder of EXP Capital Management, LLC., a Chicago-based investment firm. Ernie has worked for various investment banks (Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, Maple) and hedge funds (Mapleridge, Millennium Partners, MANE) since 1997. He...
  8. Todd Fahey

    Q/A with Todd Fahey (Quant Headhunter)

    Hi. I wanted to introduce myself and let the community know that I am here as a potential resource. I have been a quant recruiter for the last 10 years and have learned a lot of the in's and out's of the financial career field. Feel free to ask away for advice, thoughts, questions and/or...
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