Early Wall Street Career Signposts

Early Wall Street Career Signposts

An evening last week brought me back to some survival signposts one learns early in a Wall Street career. The occasion was a mixer hosted by a mid-tier investment banking firm within a larger healthcare conference in San Francisco. Most attendees were public or...
Thoroughness Matters – Quant Annals

Thoroughness Matters – Quant Annals

I am often told that various of our experiments produced results confirming the obvious. Such comments do not come from people who work in quantitative finance. Finding patterns that don’t exist is something we ‘quants’ also do if not careful. The key is to constantly...
Global Key Origin Story

Global Key Origin Story

The best investors bring an informed approach with a sprinkling of street savvy. No one entrusted with the world’s largest asset allocation decisions relies solely on quantitative analysis. Numbers matter, but so does human judgment. The key lies in finding a balance....