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Monday, January 13, 2020

Quants: The Rocket Scientists of Wall Street

Note: A few savvy local rocket scientist from the Rocket City have transitioned to Wall Street realizing it is a gold mine for employment and pay. The early adopters with a strong mathematics skill-set as well as financial trading skills have found a home among fellow quants. They were once known as rocket scientist on Wall Street. When you sprinkle programming and code writing skills on the mix you now have a quant.


Quants: The Rocket Scientists of Wall Street


Article Excerpt: "...Clearly, "the right stuff" is required to be a quantitative analyst. It requires both the intellectual ability to master complex and abstract mathematical domains and a willingness to tackle challenges that can seem insurmountable, all under considerable pressure. It is something that only a select few are capable of. But that also doesn't mean that everyone who has the ability to be a quant should become one. The financial..."


Reference: www.investopedia.com