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Hello world,

My name is not Monster Truck II and I was not born in 1920. But here is something about me that I feel comfortable sharing. I studied physics and computer science at college and enjoy reading (history, politics, and economics) and listening to music.

Here is my bookshelf:

https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/20250758-monster?order=a&shelf=non-fiction&sort=position


May
23
awarded  Yearling
Jun
6
comment How can I track the value of options live in my portfolio
On which index are the options being traded?
Jun
6
answered Margin when entered into a derivative contract
May
23
awarded  Yearling
Jul
23
comment Do we know the simulated shocks used in EU bank stress tests?
Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks very much!
Jul
23
accepted Do we know the simulated shocks used in EU bank stress tests?
Jul
17
revised Do we know the simulated shocks used in EU bank stress tests?
Fixed spelling
Jul
17
revised What's a Letter of Credit? Are funds held in my bank for the amount in question?
Corrected typo
Jul
17
answered What's a Letter of Credit? Are funds held in my bank for the amount in question?
Jul
17
asked Do we know the simulated shocks used in EU bank stress tests?
Jul
10
awarded  Organizer
Jul
10
revised Economics Books
edited tags
Jul
10
revised Economics Books
Better image for Econ book
Jul
10
answered Economics Books
Jul
10
comment Other than being able to borrow to invest, how is a margin trading account different from a cash account?
I am assuming you are not interested in legal obligations and SEC/FED regulations. If you are, let me know and I can post some examples.
Jul
8
comment Importance of dividend yield when evaluating a stock?
@kaushik en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risk-free_interest_rate --hope it helps.
Jun
22
answered Importance of dividend yield when evaluating a stock?
Jun
17
comment What are the implications of falling US Treasury Bond Rates?
+1 because yes more data needed to answer the actual question.
Jun
17
comment Are short-term bond funds subject to the same risk as long-term bond funds?
see-also: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yield_curve
Jun
11
comment Does financing a portfolio on margin affect the variance of a portfolio?
@Havoc, Which is probably @Patience's question I assume. I have edited my answer to reflect the content of our discussion. Thanks for pointing this out!