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http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1 Head of Chinese government’s sovereign investments: Jin Liqun (family-name personal-name order) Europe lacks a “master plan” to deal with the currency problems Europe-wide bonds slowing down the Chinese economy on purpose rural migrants, inland vs coastal “Social harmony is … Continue reading

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@isomorphisms: Higgs Boson Particle to be observed on/before 31 Dec 2012 = 68.0% @Intrade bit.ly/MP3Eo0 @isomorphisms: Higgs 2013 = 80%, Higgs 2014 = 85%, Higgs 2015 = 80.1%. Oops #EMH #arb There’s $2 three years from now sitting on the … Continue reading

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@isomorphisms: Best not be too happy with your salary. That makes it hard to bargain for more. If the past is any guide to the future, then at some point the past will stop being a good guide to the … Continue reading

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[T]he Efficient Markets Hypothesis [is] in contention for one of the strongest hypotheses in the whole of the social sciences. Strictly speaking the EMH is false, but in spirit it is profoundly true. Besides, science concerns seeking the best hypothesis, … Continue reading

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[T]his disparate level of penalties between the exchange (stiff penalty) and repo (basically no penalty) is precisely the play Deutsche Bank AG did in their Bobl squeeze in March 2001. They simply didn’t return the bonds they had reverse repoed … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Peter Thiel and Niall Ferguson 1990’s: The pace of technological change is getting faster! and the pace at which it’s getting faster is getting faster!! Soon we’ll all be cyborgs and live for 1000 years in the … Continue reading

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We showed in Chapter 6 that side information Y for the horse race X can be used to increase the growth rate by the mutual information I(X;Y). We now extend this result to the stock market. Here, I(X;Y) is an … Continue reading

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