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Here is the specific plan to handle the industry disruption: Have me use my training as an enterprise architect to gather requirements for custom indexes from several local financial advisors. Put in a request to CMU to have students work on algorithms, data, and backtests, managed by me (due to my prior success). Have algorithms  Read more ➝

When Uber and Lyft invaded the taxi industry, turbotax disrupted the tax industry, and amazon disrupted, well, industry, many denied their risk. The robots are coming for financial advisors. We should try to manage risk, even embrace it. Disruption will happen, but it is survivable for those who adapt. The personal touch is what taxi  Read more ➝

We decided for numerous reasons to respond to the pandemic by issuing stay at home orders in many states and nations. This has led to people being unable to care for family members with disabilities. Unemployment rocketed to 20% or more, levels not seen since the great depression. Many local businesses will not survive. Poor  Read more ➝

Are you running an “Angel Fund” looking for a quant to get ~20% annual returns? Do you want to get more money to help more people? Angel Funds are always looking for stellar returns, for helping others, and for removing fraud. We would be a good fit together. As a startup quant looking to make  Read more ➝

Financial engineering is the application of mathematical methods to the solution of problems in finance. What can finance learn from mathematics? We can greatly improve returns if we know how money flows through the systems we build and how to keep capital safe from exploitation and waste. As we go through each investment, we look  Read more ➝

Quant

By Benjamin Shniper

“Quant” is short for quantitative analysis. It involves using stock data from many years, algorithms, computers and figuring out what maximizes investments or minimizes risk. If you are looking for financial advisory services from a quant who was trained in computer science, observe my portfolio. My personal financial returns, currently around 20% per year. My  Read more ➝