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  1. sle replied to the thread Do you need to understand where the edge comes from?.

    That is definitely false

    Oct 15, 2018 at 8:30 PM
  2. sle replied to the thread What were some warning signs for the 2015 Swiss Franc disastrous event?.

    Again, it's ex-post reasoning. For example, DKK was in a more obvious downtrend - the peg held and it bounced back violently. PS. not...

    Oct 14, 2018 at 12:06 PM
  3. sle replied to the thread It’s better to be born rich than gifted.

    Considering the garden variety of scandals surrounding the Trump Foundation and charity donations from Trump personally, it's possible...

    Oct 14, 2018 at 11:52 AM
  4. sle replied to the thread What were some warning signs for the 2015 Swiss Franc disastrous event?.

    Pretty sure you can look at plenty charts (including other pegged currencies) and find these kinds of patterns. Once you look at it...

    Oct 14, 2018 at 11:39 AM
  5. sle replied to the thread What were some warning signs for the 2015 Swiss Franc disastrous event?.

    Everything is obvious in the hindsight, right?

    Oct 14, 2018 at 11:32 AM
  6. sle replied to the thread Nice people have more debt and less savings.

    Supposedly, it's based on this: Matz, S. C., & Gladstone, J. J (in press). Nice guys finish last: when and why agreeableness is...

    Oct 14, 2018 at 11:27 AM
  7. sle replied to the thread Do you need to understand where the edge comes from?.

    I am not an expert, but I think you'd want to know whose lunch you are eating and why that lunch is being given away. If you can't...

    Oct 13, 2018 at 7:29 PM
  8. sle replied to the thread It’s better to be born rich than gifted.

    than sick and poor :)

    Oct 13, 2018 at 1:42 PM
  9. sle replied to the thread How big is the UST cash bond market vs UST futures?.

    I am a complete noob at many things, so there is nothing wrong with that. To be fair, I think @comagnum misunderstood the OP and I came...

    Oct 13, 2018 at 1:19 PM
  10. sle replied to the thread It’s better to be born rich than gifted.

    Do you consider yourself rich at your current level of PNW? Audience wants to know :) On the topic, I did read the actual paper and...

    Oct 13, 2018 at 1:16 PM
  11. sle liked Windlesham1's post in the thread New York Post Article - Is Trump Winning His Trade Wars?.

    NURSE!!!!!!

    Oct 13, 2018 at 10:39 AM
  12. sle liked rallymode's post in the thread VIX In Backwardation.

    Turn off the screens and hope for a bounce.

    Oct 10, 2018 at 11:16 PM
  13. sle changed their occupation from passionate loser to disillusionist.

    Oct 9, 2018
  14. sle replied to the thread Firing Back at Trump in the Trade War with Tariffs Aimed at His Base.

    I received the same honor. Kinda refreshing :)

    Oct 9, 2018
  15. sle replied to the thread That Hedge Fund Manager’s Fancy Car Might Be a Red Flag for Your Money.

    Indeed, @dealmaker is one of the good ones... If you want to read the full paper, it's here:...

    Oct 9, 2018