Inside the Black Box Presentation

15 Pages Posted: 13 Nov 2013

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Ethan Namvar

University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business; Columbia Business School

Date Written: November 9, 2013


This presentation was given to the Haas Alumni Network of Orange County and the Merage School of Business Center for Investment and Wealth Management. The goal was to deliver an educational presentation to demystify the world of hedge funds and quantitative investing. We briefly described what quants do, how they do it, and issues that surround quant trading. The talk included real-world examples and anecdotes.

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Namvar, Ethan, Inside the Black Box Presentation (November 9, 2013). Available at SSRN:

Ethan Namvar (Contact Author)

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