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Jesper Andreasen slams new generation of quants as indoctrinated "muppets", incapable of independent thought
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A decision by the SEC to invest in quantitative research is paying off, with recent enforcements in the hedge fund space a result of warnings generated by models, says SEC chief economist
Neil McGovern and Horace Chow discuss market trends, new regulation and areas of growth in the Asia region
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Equilibrium models do not represent real markets and need to be replaced with models that take explicit account of real capital flows, says Alex Langnau
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State Street launches index measuring elasticity of US equity markets
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