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23 сентября, 23:00

This Is Your Brain On Art

This is worth clicking through — its very interesting   Click for the full presentation. Source: Washington Post The post This Is Your Brain On Art appeared first on The Big Picture.

23 сентября, 16:00

MiB: Matthew Rothman on Quant 3.0

Matthew Rothman is the head of Global Quantitative Equity Research at Credit Suisse as well as a Senior Lecturer in Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.  He was hired a few years before the financial crisis hit to be global head of Quantitative Research at Lehman Brothers (and then Barclays Capital, post Lehman… Read More The post MiB: Matthew Rothman on Quant 3.0 appeared first on The Big Picture.

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23 сентября, 15:33

10 Weekend Reads

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The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of French Press coffee, grab a seat on the bow, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • This former hedge fund guy is a one-man nonprofit investigating some of America’s shadiest companies (Nieman Lab) • HGTV Is a Never-ending Fantasy Loop. Look Deeper, and It Gets Pretty Ugly. (Vulture) • How a… Read More The post 10 Weekend Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

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23 сентября, 13:00

Turbulent Times in Quant Land

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This week’s MiB is with Matthew Rothman, currently head of Global Quantitative Equity Research at Credit Suisse, and Senior Lecturer in Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Not too long before the Great Financial Crisis began, he was hired as global head of Quantitative Research at Lehman Brothers. In the midst of the… Read More The post Turbulent Times in Quant Land appeared first on The Big Picture.

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23 сентября, 04:00

Vonnie Quinn: “You Couldn’t Have Come At A Better Time”

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You think you know somebody, then you find out they have a 2nd persona you were wholly unaware of. To wit:   Dave Barckow & Vonnie Quinn tear it up on “You Couldn’t Have Come At A Better Time”   Seriously, WTF — how have I not know about this? More after the jump .… Read More The post Vonnie Quinn: “You Couldn’t Have Come At A Better Time” appeared first on The Big Picture.

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23 сентября, 00:00

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 9.22.17

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Succinct Summations for the week ending September 22nd, 2017   Positives: 1. S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and NASDAQ Composite all made new all-time highs. Yay! 2. Index of leading economic indicators rose 0.4%, above the 0.2% expected increase. 3. Import and export prices both rose 0.6% m/o/m, well above the 0.4% and 0.2%… Read More The post Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 9.22.17 appeared first on The Big Picture.

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22 сентября, 20:00

No, This Is Not the Second Longest Bull Market Ever

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There’s Nothing Old About This Bull Market Claims that it’s the second-longest ever don’t hold up Bloomberg, September 22, 2017       I keep reading how this bull market is the second-longest since World War II. Lots and lots of articles, comments, observations, tweets, blog posts and on and on are running with this… Read More The post No, This Is Not the Second Longest Bull Market Ever appeared first on The Big Picture.

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22 сентября, 16:30

LTCM: The Innovative Financial Technology Company

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Long-Term Capital Management L.P. (LTCM) hedge fund management used absolute-return trading strategies that combined sophisticated analytics (tee hee!) with 100 to 1 financial leverage. The firm’s master hedge fund, Long-Term Capital Portfolio L.P., collapsed, leading to an agreement on September 23, 1998, among 16 financial institutions—which included Bankers Trust, Barclays, Bear Stearns, Chase Manhattan Bank,… Read More The post LTCM: The Innovative Financial Technology Company appeared first on The Big Picture.

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22 сентября, 14:34

10 Friday AM Reads

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My beginning of Fall, morning train reads: • A Hacker’s Guide to Destroying the Global Economy (Institutional Investor) • This anniversary is a reminder that some market gurus are full of it (USA Today) • Will the Earth be destroyed this Saturday? Hint: No. (Syfy Wire) see also The World Is Ending? Invest as If It Won’t. (The Big Picture) • Being Sure You’re Right… Read More The post 10 Friday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

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22 сентября, 13:00

Mercedes-AMG Project One

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What does a 3 million dollar Mercedes hypercar have to do with climate change? Surprisingly, quite a lot. The Project One is not a mere concept car — this is a production vehicle that will be sold in 2019. I want to highlight it not just because of the performance, which is Bugatti Chiron insane, but because… Read More The post Mercedes-AMG Project One appeared first on The Big Picture.

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22 сентября, 12:00

Safe assets: a review

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21 сентября, 20:00

12 Jobs Robots Are Taking Over The Fastest

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Source: Business Insider The post 12 Jobs Robots Are Taking Over The Fastest appeared first on The Big Picture.