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No beating about the bush.
An insider’s perspective of major financial disasters on Wall Street and why we should be prepared for more of them
Warren Buffett once calculated that it cost some $100 billion a year to keep Wall Street going. And that was before the obscene salaries and bonuses of 2007. But who pays this gigantic bill and what did Wall Street have to show for it? The bill is paid, of course, by...
Kenneth Fisher is one of the most successful portfolio managers. He is also among the most original thinkers. His investment ideas figure in each issue of Forbes and several fine books (almost all of them have been reviewed in this magazine). This is one of his earliest books, first published in 1984, which became a huge best-seller. It pioneered the idea of using price-to-sales ratio (PSR),...
What do quantitative traders really do?
Renaissance Technologies, one of the world’s most successful hedge funds, employs hundreds of physicists and mathematicians (it avoids MBAs and those with experience on Wall Street) to devise strategies to beat the markets. It uses what are called quantitative techniques. A quantitative approach tries to detect statistically significant patterns in...