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Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-06-2016, 12:47 PM
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Posted By GreekSquared
I originally bought HOS at 14. Bought more in the...

I originally bought HOS at 14. Bought more in the above quote at 10 on Dec 4. Watched it fall into the 5's in the new year and just sold all of it (600 shares) for a small loss at 11.50 this past...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-20-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 669
Oil
Views: 65,870
Posted By GreekSquared
No bounce. Still holding and getting crushed.

No bounce. Still holding and getting crushed.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 12-04-2015, 11:42 AM
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Views: 65,870
Posted By GreekSquared
HOS has a (trailing) P/E of 4.3. Got a small...

HOS has a (trailing) P/E of 4.3. Got a small order at 10. Looking to trade a small bounce back to 12.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-24-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 669
Oil
Views: 65,870
Posted By GreekSquared
OK, need to pull the trigger for an easy 10x....

OK, need to pull the trigger for an easy 10x. Whos with me!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-13-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 669
Oil
Views: 65,870
Posted By GreekSquared
Just read that since its triple leveraged it...

Just read that since its triple leveraged it could theoretically go to 0 if oil drops by a third in one day. Also like DS said above, it will probably 1:20 reverse split if it stays at this level...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-13-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 669
Oil
Views: 65,870
Posted By GreekSquared
Contango. I had similar sentiments to you...

Contango.

I had similar sentiments to you and bought USO and UCO without knowing anything earlier this year. Then I read about the first word in this post. I actually sold for a nice gain but...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-03-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 669
Oil
Views: 65,870
Posted By GreekSquared
Cool thanks for the link.

Cool thanks for the link.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-03-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 669
Oil
Views: 65,870
Posted By GreekSquared
What are the best charts to use to track oil. Why...

What are the best charts to use to track oil. Why doesn't yahoo/google have an easy to read chart or why can't I find it?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-03-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 669
Oil
Views: 65,870
Posted By GreekSquared
Triggered. Now to just drop a bit more for the...

Triggered. Now to just drop a bit more for the real fun to begin.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-02-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 669
Oil
Views: 65,870
Posted By GreekSquared
Here's the plan - Have an open order on CLR at...

Here's the plan - Have an open order on CLR at 32.50. 100 shares - so just small game here, but this should get triggered this next week. If oil dips to low 40's I will do another 2-4k in slightly...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-31-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,642
Posted By GreekSquared
I didn't choose this guy. It just showed up in my...

I didn't choose this guy. It just showed up in my inbox that we were interviewing a principal data scientist. He had a relatively impressive resume. I also asked him to explain to me how I would code...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-31-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,642
Posted By GreekSquared
I actually just started sending resumes out this...

I actually just started sending resumes out this last week to test the market and should have three interviews scheduled soon. One is an onsite senior data scientist position with a job description...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-31-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,642
Posted By GreekSquared
Just interviewed a guy for a principal data...

Just interviewed a guy for a principal data scientist position. HR accidentally sent me his salary requirements - its 2.5x mine with bonuses.

I asked him this problem and he failed.

Urn A has...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-31-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,642
Posted By GreekSquared
Galvanize bought Zipfian. The program is quite a...

Galvanize bought Zipfian. The program is quite a bit better than when I went through it - based on seeing the material and knowing they've actually hired instructors that understand the material...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-31-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,642
Posted By GreekSquared
Whats the difference between logistic regression...

Whats the difference between logistic regression and support vector machines? What are good use cases for each?

Answer first without googling of course
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-31-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,642
Posted By GreekSquared
One competition? Probably very little weight. You...

One competition? Probably very little weight. You can essentially cheat and look at the message forum and copy someone else's code. Also, kaggle is very much not like real work at all. Lots and lots...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-30-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,642
Posted By GreekSquared
This article was big news in the zipfian circle....

This article was big news in the zipfian circle. It unfortunately downplays all the hard work the guy put into data science before joining. Everyone in my cohort landed a job and some have already...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-29-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 669
Oil
Views: 65,870
Posted By GreekSquared
Thanks for the analysis and ideas to take on...

Thanks for the analysis and ideas to take on risk. I'm not looking for safe plays as 100% of my money is either in cash or retirement. I'm looking to pull the trigger on a big gamble (small money...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-28-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 669
Oil
Views: 65,870
Posted By GreekSquared
Disclaimer: Don't know what I'm doing I'm...

Disclaimer: Don't know what I'm doing

I'm looking for a 10 bagger - possibly buy CLR, HOS, or RIG slightly out of the money dec/jan calls if WTI goes down to the low 40's.

Thoughts?
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,157
Posted By GreekSquared
Has anyone here switched from actuary to...

Has anyone here switched from actuary to recruiter. Seems like it would be easy money once you have the connections. If you are working for yourself, on average you get 20% of first year salary which...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-07-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By GreekSquared
What is the propaganda that schools spit out...

What is the propaganda that schools spit out these days to enroll students in actuarial science as a major?
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-17-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 64,144
Posted By GreekSquared
I've skimmed through parts of ESL. Very dense....

I've skimmed through parts of ESL. Very dense. http://statweb.stanford.edu/~tibs/ElemStatLearn/.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-14-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,642
Posted By GreekSquared
We have a big data consulting group in house that...

We have a big data consulting group in house that is going to spend time teaching us some big data stack stuff (hadoop/map reduce/spark, etc...). We have some time set-up where they will literally be...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-14-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,642
Posted By GreekSquared
For you salolry people out there. Salaries...

For you salolry people out there. Salaries between actuaries and data scientists with similar experience should be pretty small (guessing under 30%). I actually very recently received a random email...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-14-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 61,642
Posted By GreekSquared
I've talked about this previously but I've now...

I've talked about this previously but I've now made it to at least round 1 with 20+ companies and have been given around a half-dozen offers with poker prominently on my resume.

I got one data...
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