Muticies

~ cheat sheet ~ The plural of “index” is “indices” The plural of “vertex” is “vertices” The plural of “mutex” is “deadlock” — fasterthanlime 🐻 (@fasterthanlime) July 28, 2020

The Government has No Business…

“the government has no business making me wear a mask” i say before i buckle my seatbelt, drive the speed limit to a restaurant built to code, eat food made in a state inspected kitchen, receive the heimlich maneuver from a waiter who learned it from a mandatory workplace poster, — Ben Rosen (@ben_rosen) July […]

Quants Trading the Butterflies

Matt Levine, writing a Money Stuff: Another view of quant trading is that it reinforces market inefficiencies: Your algorithm notices some correlation, everyone else’s algorithm notices the same correlation, you all pile into the correlation, the correlation increases, and the original reason for the correlation goes away, or was spurious to begin with. The butterflies and […]