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(kwahnt),
C. A. J., early 20th-century Dutch physician. See: Quant sign.
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The seamless dev-test-trade platform delivers deep single-player value, and the community of quants provides great multiplayer value," said Andrew Parker, general partner at Spark Capital.
For quants, the platform combines the ability to integrate any data instantly with the simplicity to get started developing in minutes, all the while protecting intellectual property.
And, maybe Jones and the quants should have checked the weather forecast.
To managers, quants value cleverness more than realism and practicality, are unwilling or unable to clearly explain the reasoning underlying their elaborate models and cannot appreciate the many immeasurable factors relevant to most decisions.
The only way to tame the data beast and ultimately have a shot at enjoying success from quantitative R&D," he says, "is through the quant toolbox - the combination of the immediacy, concurrency and multiplicity of data needs that cause so much complexity in trading infrastructures and impede improved value extraction from data.
Early Quantopian user and quant trader Troy Shu is loving the platform: "I've been trading my brokerage account with Quantopian since January and I have been really impressed with the platform.
including key models, important formulae, popular contracts, essays and opinions, a history of quantitative finance, sundry lists, the commonest mistakes in quant finance, brainteasers, plenty of straight-talking, the Modellers' Manifesto and lots more.
Bob is arguably the best case teacher who has ever taught at Darden," comments Trip Davis, President of the Darden School Foundation and Senior Associate Dean for External Relations, in today's article on the Poets & Quants webpage.
Until recently, quants have not had good statistical models that predict future volatilities of financial returns.
The site also offers a career center, blogging functionality, and access to an extensive list of research on topics pertinent to the quant industry.