User Info

Profile Completion

Subscriptions & Roles

  • Official Monkey

User Tracker

/ to send Terriers12 a private message.

Topics

Preview Replies Freshness
If Herbalife is found to be a pyramid scheme,...Would it be worth $0 immediately and be delisted, or would it stay at the same price and then be delisted. Looking at some options strategies 59 5 years 1 week
College student's fund has a 500% annual...I saw pictures of him on fb, he's a young kid that drives a Porsche Turbo and a Lamborghini Murcielago LP670. I've seen that Lambo around tons of times, but I was shocked when I found out he was the owner of this fund. So while I doubt any college student can have returns greater than anyone in the... 58 1 year 6 months
Starting a small, personal Hedge fundJust curious, how hard is it to start a one person, personal hedge fund? About how much would it cost? This has been done recently by a Wharton Grad who interned at DE Shaw. So it can be done. I recall him saying he is the President, Manager, and only investor. Something along the lines of that. 192 1 year 2 months
Ben Graham totally discredits value investing at...I'm a pretty serious student of Ben Graham, and just saw this the other day. Pretty disappointed. "I am no longer an advocate of elaborate techniques of Security Analysis in order to find superior value opportunities. This was a rewarding activity, say, 40 years ago, when our textbook "Graham... 51 5 years 8 months
Is the CFA useless for value investors?Investors such as a Buffett and Klarman don't believe in Modern Portfolio Theory, CAPM etc. Buffett calls it "Alice in Wonderland" and Klarman states that he does not even know how to calculate Beta. So if one is a value investor, would it pretty much be useless to take the CFA program? Obviously... 31 5 years 8 months

Comments

Preview Replies Freshness
Soul_Reaper:...[quote=Soul_Reaper][quote=WallStLikeHomeDepotCauseItsFullofFuckingTools]1) that kid is probably you trying to gauge how believable your "hedge fund" is. 2) Neither he nor AutoTrader exists in official SEC records. 3) Another fantasy by a college kid who wants to be in a place he isn't yet. 4) I... 58 1 year 5 months
Mike McDermott: Take a look at the presentation...[quote=Mike McDermott]Take a look at the presentation. There are several features specific to Herbalife (differentiating from other MLM companies) which are highlighted in the presentation and which Ackman obviously feels put Herbalife across the line in pyramid scheme territory. He said... 80 1 year 11 months
Mike McDermott: Take a look at the presentation...[quote=Mike McDermott]Take a look at the presentation. There are several features specific to Herbalife (differentiating from other MLM companies) which are highlighted in the presentation and which Ackman obviously feels put Herbalife across the line in pyramid scheme territory. He said... 80 1 year 11 months
What do you guys think about Bill Ackman's...What do you guys think about Bill Ackman's opinion on Herbalife? Is it really a pyramid scheme? (Originally Posted: 12/22/2012) This is as fascinating and exciting as it gets. Hedge Fund Manager tears down alleged pyramid scheme of a company, Herbalife, down 19% in one day. Herbalife CEO... 80 1 year 11 months
No idea, I doubt anything that special.No idea, I doubt anything that special. 277 3 years 11 months
Back office at some of these firms are pretty...Back office at some of these firms are pretty impressive alone. 277 3 years 11 months
Harvard Extension School Employers List (...Harvard Extension School Employers List (Originally Posted: 12/19/2012) I know that HES doesn't get a good reputation, and we all know of the clear differences between Harvard Extension and Harvard College. I was quite surprised to stumble across this list of employers on their website. It... 277 3 years 11 months
I'm pretty sure most BB's will know the...I'm pretty sure most BB's will know the difference between HBS and Harvard Extension, but most likely not other smaller firms, unless someone was a graduate of Harvard and knew the difference. 277 3 years 11 months
Brady4MVP: FinancialNoviceII: Brady4MVP:...[quote=Brady4MVP][quote=FinancialNoviceII][quote=Brady4MVP]How are they "competing" with harvard college kids? Everyone knows that the extension school is a total joke, and you get none of the benefits of the regular harvard students.[/quote] Extension school is not a joke. Perhaps you don't get... 277 3 years 11 months
BB would most likely know the difference between...BB would most likely know the difference between HBS and Harvard Extension, but most firms will not know the difference. On your resume, according to the new format, you are a graduate of Harvard University. 277 3 years 11 months