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How to link to main site from meta

I don't see any visible link from the meta to go to the Quant SE. I have to directly type them in the browser's address bar.
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How does QF.SE relate to Nuclear Phynance and Wilmott?

Let's be honest, there are already some big dogs in the park we're entering. Should we be structuring this site around the expectation that people will go to Wilmott for X or NP for Y?
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“street cred”? No thanks. (On having high standards…)

I'm not entirely sure how to put this, but there have been a number of questions that fail for two reasons: They are written without any appreciation for objectivity and/or have very poor grammar. ...
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Are questions about financial institutions on-topic?

To the extent that the site is focusing on quantitative finance, it would seem that questions about banks, hedge funds, and other institutions might not be within the scope. Prompted by this ...
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Multi-line equations are not showing up properly

The latex equation in this question is correctly entered using &= but is all showing up on one line: Solving Path Integral Problem in Quantitative Finance ...
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Why can I not un-CW my one question that was CW-ed?

Some kind soul decided that a question I posted should be CW. Fine. Everybody is entitled to their opininion. I even have mine, and I don't think someone should swoop in that just flip question. ...
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Who should the moderators be?

As per the 7 essential questions, we should start to suggest temporary moderators for the site. There will be a more formal election process later on, but I think that the site could really use some ...
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Is “sports betting” on-topic?

Prompted by this question: The Application of Quantitative Finance in Sports Betting I really think that this question is about sports betting, even though it tries to present itself as relevant to ...
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How should we tag real assets?

As per the 7 essential questions, this question on volatility used a "real" tag. While I understand that has a clear meaning in economics, as a stand-alone tag it seems like it could be easily ...
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community wiki label on 'accurate data' question

I was hoping to find out how/why my question "what broker/feed/api setup allows for recording the most accurate data (cheaply)?" was labelled 'community wiki'? Here's the link: What broker/feed/...
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Broaden from quant to Finance / Accounting

I really like what is going on at quant.stackexchange, but I think in general a Finance specific (with quant questions as a general tag) or something for Accounting/Finance as these can be very ...
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changing/fixing sorting tabs

the 'active' tab looks like it's just a 'most recent change'. maybe the word should just be 'recent' then? the word 'active' to me suggests something more like 'hot'. but then, how is the 'hot' tab ...
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Does QF.SE scope include questions by/for students?

Maybe not undergrads (though 4th year finance majors do the same essential topics as MBAs). Basically, should we allow questions that an MBA or first year master's student might ask? Not homework ...
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Should questions related to specific software be allowed?

Prompted by this question: Pricing OANDA box options (note: after further discussion, it is clear that this question is not about how to use specific software and rather about a particular kind of ...
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Idea about “education” questions?

For example this one about universities From my point of view these questions should be banned once and for all unlsee we want tons of question for "profile evaluation" here and questions about ...
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Are “help me develop this strategy” questions in scope?

We had our first question yesterday along the lines of "help me to develop a better strategy": "Mean reverting strategies" I'm inclined to define non-specific strategy development questions as off-...
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Vote early, vote often

This has been a pretty common theme amongst new StackExchange sites (e.g. same question on CrossValidated), based on something that started on the Tex site. In order for us to: Graduate out of Beta ...
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Quoting reference

It would be nice to have some quick way to add references to questions/answers. Maybe simple footnotes would suffice for the time being. The most convenient in the long-term would be to use some ...
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Please avoid surveys, polls, subjective questions, and very broad questions during the beta

After going through several dozen Stack Exchange betas so far, if there's one thing I've learned, is that nothing hurts a young Stack Exchange more than appearing to be a place for dilettantes. What ...
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LaTeX isn't working?

It seems like the LaTeX support hasn't been enabled yet. $\sum \limits_{i=1}^N x_i \hat \pi_i$
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What is the scope of Quant SE?

We should consider what will appear in our FAQ as well as the guiding tone of questions to open the site.

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