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WorldQuant’s coders are low-cost alternative to PhDs

WorldQuant coders are low-cost alternative to PhDs Another trading model and alternative hedge fund look for algos to make top dollar globally. Coders are also signing up to earn a new payment methos WorldQuant, a quantitative hedge fund that manages more than $4.5 billion for Millennium Management LLC, already has more than 120 full-time PhDs…

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Hedge fund investors want more quant strategies

Hedge fund investors want more quant strategies Check out this article on what investors want: Over 75% survey want quant based strategies which forces managers to adapt http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article.aspx?ArticleId=3667935#.WNA1tY4pAcg NOTE I now post my TRADING ALERTS into my personal FACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don’t worry as I don’t post stupid cat videos or what I eat!

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How Cliff Asness Became A Billionaire Building a Vanguard ala hedge fund

How Cliff Asness Became A Billionaire Building a Vanguard ala hedge fund He did by focusing on systematic trading models no different than Vanguard. Remember they are considered on of the largest HFT players on the planet Started as a quantitative hedge fund firm, AQR stands for Applied Quantitative Research….Asness has moved away from hedge…

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The Untradables Episode #1 video

From Sholom Benzev   NOTE I now post my TRADING ALERTS into my personal FACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don’t worry as I don’t post stupid cat videos or what I eat!

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Quant shop PhaseCapital opens up to investors

Quant shop PhaseCapital opens up to investors Sounds like another quant firm is expanding. http://www.opalesque.com/663417/Quant_shop_PhaseCapital_opens_to_investors341.html   NOTE I now post my TRADING ALERTS into my personal FACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don’t worry as I don’t post stupid cat videos or what I eat!

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Hedge fund does not know what to do with a quant

  It sounds like Numerai could set standards for new hedge fund definition: One of these is Numerai, the Silicon Valley-based hedge fund run by 29-year-old South African Richard Craib. It uses thousands of freelance data scientists to create machine learning models that are then used to make trades. There are around 13,000 people competing…

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Young Saudi’s passion for math establishes actuarial company

Young Saudi’s passion for math establishes actuarial company Be inspired for any young go getter who believes in themselves. Use this is as a source of inspiration for any one out there no matter where they live “Quant aspires now to further expand its services to be a promising Saudi company in the Gulf market…

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Numerai vs QuantConnect vs Quantiacs, vs Quantopian

, How do Numerai, QuantConnect, Quantiacs, and Quantopian compare? I have just found a Reddit posting about these cloud trading solutions. There are numerous pros and cons of each but a clear winner but depends on your goal. I also have my own opinion but that is not the point sometimes. I even made a…

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How don’t need a billion to beat the market? HFT quant

How don’t need a billion to beat the market? HFT quant RENTECH Founder James Simons still rules the roost of top earning hedge fund managers event though he retired. Plus read the comments in this article http://news.forexlive.com/!/you-dont-even-need-to-beat-the-market-to-make-a-billion-20170316 The final big story is quants, who are slowly taking over, led by guys like Simons (shown above) and David…

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Steve Cohen doubles down on quants and trading robot

Steve Cohen doubles down on quants and trading robot From this article: Steve Cohen – he difficult point of automation for a discretionary hedge fund is found where if / then logic can’t compute Can Steve Cohen fire his human traders and replace them with robots? That is a question that can only be answered…

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