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  • AQR’s Problem With Machine Learning

    Jul 20, 2019, 03:26 AM | James James

    Machine learning has done magic, such as beating human chess champions. But in finance, expectations for the technology may need to come down a notch or two, according to quantitative firm AQR.

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  • The Legend of David Shaw of DE Shaw & Co (by Paul Rowady)

    Jul 19, 2019, 20:00 PM | Rob Dolan

    Founded in 1988 by former Columbia University computer science professor, David Shaw, above a bookstore in New York’s Union Square, The DE Shaw Group is now reported to manage over $50 billion in assets. LCH Investments ranks it as the fourth-highest grossing hedge fund group of all time; among the ranks of the likes of Soros, Bridgewater, and Citadel.

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  • Balyasny Asset Management Back to scoring Alpha after a rocky 2018

    Jul 18, 2019, 10:50 AM | suraj pasa

    Balyasny Asset Management, a Chicago-based hedge fund that shed $4 billion in assets last year and cut 20% of its staff, was back in positive territory for the first half of this year, suggesting its massive overhaul might be paying off, analysts said.

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