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Big Businesses Racing To Use Quantum Computing To Solve Big Problems

Quantum computing could help companies address problems as huge as supply chains and climate change. Here's how IBM, Google, Microsoft, and others are racing to bring the tech from theory to practice.
Read by 43% of LPs May 15, 2019

Quants Think Like Amateurs In World's Wildest Stock Market

As quants adapt their models to a Chinese market where mom-and-pop investors drive more than 80% of trades, they're coming up with clever ways to predict where the nation's so-called dumb money is headed.
Read by 36% of LPs November 28, 2016

GIC Hires Chief Data Scientist In New Quant Strategy Push

GIC has hired a big data expert as it expands computer-driven investments through a quantitative group started earlier this year. The Singapore sovereign wealth fund appointed Michael Recce in the newly created role of chief data scientist last month to work in the GIC Data and Analytics Department.
Read by 74% of LPs September 30, 2016

Quant Hedge Funds Are China's Hot New Export

<p>XY Investments, founded by an alumnus of Cliff Asness&rsquo;s AQR Capital Management, and Co-Fund Co., led by former BNY Mellon Western Fund Management Chief Executive Officer Hu Bin, are among firms that started or plan to start trading in markets from Hong Kong to Singapore and beyond this year.</p>
Read by 80% of LPs May 05, 2014

Aequitas Capital Management Announces the Acquisition of Maple Bay Asset Management

PORTLAND, OR - (May 2, 2014) - Aequitas Capital Management today announced that it has acquired Maple Bay Asset Management, a Portland-based company whose employee-owners possess deep expertise sour...
Read by 45% of LPs April 10, 2014

Farewell Spreadsheets: Five Drivers of Technology in Private Equity

There are five main drivers of this transformation: regulation, adoption of industry standards, complex new business models, investor demands, and hybrid models....
Read by 41% of LPs April 02, 2014

Why Banks, Hedge Funds and Silicon Valley all Want their Own Stock Exchanges

Those billions come from out of many different pockets, but mostly from the those who buy the most stock: Big institutional investors that manage most individual investors' money, hedge funds, and th...
Read by 55% of LPs February 26, 2014

28 Year Old Quant Fired and Sued by Two Sigma Investments

Gao was arrested last week. He was arraigned in criminal court on Feb. 12 and is scheduled to be arraigned in New York Supreme Court on March 11....
Read by 79% of LPs

October 29, 2013

Self Confirming Long Run Biases

Bocconi University Assistant Professor Simone Cerreia Vioglio, Assistant Professor of Economics at Bocconi University, presents preliminary research on self-confirming long run biases. He and his collaborators consider a myopic decision maker facing a recurrent decision problem. They show that a long run bias emerges that favors tested actions, that is, actions on which information has been collected over time. In so doing they provide, inter alia, a learning foundation for the self-confirming equilibrium with model uncertainty of Battigalli et al. (2011). This lecture is a part of the Workshop on Ambiguity and Robustness in Macroeconomics and Finance.
Read by 55% of LPs

May 15, 2013

Eoin Murray: From CIO Old Mutual Asset Managers ($12bn) to hedge fund founder

OpalesqueTV - Hedge Fund Videos Eoin Murray is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Risk Officer of Callanish Capital Partners, a London-based quantitative hedge fund. He has over 19 years' experience in various business leadership and portfolio management positions for quantitative stock selection and asset allocation strategies. Previous roles include the European Head of Quantitative Management for Northern Trust Global Investments (Europe), Director, Investment Strategist with Deutsche Asset Management and lately CIO of Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK). In this Opalesque.TV interview, Eoin talks about how he and his team coped with the challenges that came with transitioning from the institutional world to setting up a hedge fund start up hedge fund. Callanish is one of the few funds seeded by IMQubator, the seeding platform based by giant Dutch pension fund APG. In addition, he gives details on his fund's strategy, models and performance, and why the current environment is "tricky" for quant funds.
Read by 67% of LPs