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Debashis Basu sketches how a mathematician runs the word’s most successful hedge fund
In our last issue we profiled Jim Simons, one of the most successful traders of the world, who remains virtually unknown even in his own country. His firm, Renaissance Technologies, is intensely secretive even though it manages $12 billion. It had a website showcasing basic facts about the firm. The site no...
The “best money manager on earth” is a mathematician, says Debashis Basu
"T"he advantage scientists bring into the game is less their mathematical or computational skills than their ability to think scientifically. They are less likely to accept an apparent winning strategy that might be a mere statistical fluke” - Jim Simons, President, Renaissance Technologies
Can somebody who holds...
What has a statistical tool called multivariate analysis got to do with understanding where the stock market is headed, asks Debashis Basu
In the last issue, I initiated the thought that very little seems to have changed in the world of stock markets. Over the past 300 years of stock trading, there has not been much change in the main market elements: the issuers, instruments and reasons why...