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Women in Quantitative Finance talk success and partners

Speaking at this week's Women in Quantitative Finance Conference, a selection of top female quants said people with a Y chromosome had been crucial to their progress.  "The biggest career boost I’ve had was thanks to a colleague, and he

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Rocket Science making way for Rocket Artistry

Spending time amongst Quants, dubbed by Investopedia as “The Rocket Scientists of Wall Street,” has been a fascinating experience for me.  Quants’ skills are formidable, their pedigrees impressive - they speak in technical languages I

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Is there better Quant support somewhere?

Investment “quants” ushered in a decade of disruption to the approach to market behavior assessment. This seismic shift in investment management was the focus of the bestselling book: “The Quants” by Scott Patterson. If the top users of

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Hello Quants? Innovation Calling

Quant funds have had a rough go of things lately. Investing in the era of the pandemic has renewed talk of “paradigm shifts” and “new normals”. It is worth asking the question: Can historically-steeped, factor-based quant

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The Machine + Person Approach

In 2020 and 2021 quant funds have had a tough time of it, as algorithms struggled to navigate the whipsaw conditions created by the pandemic and has managers revisiting the Person + Machine question. The pandemic has led to significant dispersion of