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{ Monthly Archives } January 2007

Out of touch for a bit

I’ll be out of touch for a week or two as my family and I move to New Zealand for the year, with me visiting the University of Auckland. Of course, I have a blog for our New Zealand experience too!

Quant at Barclay’s Global Investors

Business Week has an article on how Barclay’s Global Investors has hireed more than 100 Ph.D.s in quantitative areas to define its investment strategies. The article discusses the advantages of quantitative investing: In traditional circles, quant has been derided as “black box” investing for its reliance on computer models comprehensible only to the double-domes who […]