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From: Kuba Ober <ober.14@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] caml trading
> I'm not sure how much this is off-topic... Although this thread was
> intended to be about an industrial use of OCaml, one cannot ignore
> other aspects like advertising: it is rarely possible to separate
> issues as clearly as we'd like. Anyway, I feel very much concerned
> about this debate, and I'd like to add another non-Jane-St opinion.
>
> Like many others, I've been feeling for a long time that many
> financial products and practices don't make sense. I recognize that we
> live in a complex world, and perhaps I should just learn more about
> economics. However, the recent crisis showed that this feeling is not
> entirely unfounded, even if it does not show that finance is harmful
> as a whole.

As Feynman once said: if you cannot explain it clearly to an undergrad,
you likely don't really understand it yourself.

Now the deal is that I wish the pro-trading argument was presented by  
someone
who truly understands (in the Feynman sense).

I don't know if there's any single person out there who has as much  
understanding
of trading as Feynman had of physics. There's no "Feynman Lectures on  
Trading" :(

Cheers, Kuba