Monday, November 21, 2005

NYTimes: $100 Billion in the Hands of a Computer [clip-h]

Thought this was interesting article about quantitative analysis. I think this
guy uses Data mining!
November 19, 2005
$100 Billion in the Hands of a Computer

PEOPLE ask me all the time: What's your secret?" James Simons said.

We were sitting in an office in Manhattan that Mr. Simons uses when he's not at
the Long Island offices of Renaissance Technologies, the money management firm
he founded in 1982. He was wearing an elegant shirt and tie, and loafers with no
socks. He took a drag from a cigarette, the second of three he would smoke in
the course of a long interview....