How I Became a Quant: Insights from 25 of Wall Streets Elite Barry Schachter

ISBN: 9786610916511

Published: January 1st 2007

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401 pages


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How I Became a Quant: Insights from 25 of Wall Streets Elite  by  Barry Schachter

How I Became a Quant: Insights from 25 of Wall Streets Elite by Barry Schachter
January 1st 2007 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 401 pages | ISBN: 9786610916511 | 10.71 Mb

Firsthand accounts from the people who were swept into, and then helped fashion, todays quant-driven, dynamic world of financeQuants are the backbone of todays investment industry. Their mathematical models are now the basis for most financialMoreFirsthand accounts from the people who were swept into, and then helped fashion, todays quant-driven, dynamic world of financeQuants are the backbone of todays investment industry. Their mathematical models are now the basis for most financial market innovations, such as exotic derivatives, structured investment products, quantitative trading strategies, and portfolio selection.

Their spectacular successes and failures have become part of market folklore. But what they do, and how they do it, is often as opaque and hard to understand as the formulas they create. In How I Became a Quant, more than two dozen quants tell their war stories and detail the unexpected paths they have followed from the halls of academia to Wall Street, revealing the faces behind the quant revolution.Richard R.

Lindsey, PhD, MBA (New York, NY) is President of Bear, Stearns Securities Corporation. He is chair of the executive board of the IAFE. Barry Schachter, PhD (New York, NY) is Director of Quantitative Resources at Moore Capital Management. He is on the advisory board of the IAFE.



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