For decades, investors imagined a time when data-driven traders would dominate financial markets. That day has arrived.
The Quants is a 18-part series re-examining quantitative investing, 10 years after The Journal first investigated them. Along with Jessia Ma and Tyler Paige, we made a big package to visually underscore “the quants have officially won.”
So you’ve made it to Omaha, Neb., for Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting. We hope it didn’t cost you too much to get here. Airline and hotel rates for the event can get pricey. Berkshire’s famously frugal CEO, Warren Buffett, recommends that shareholders save money by flying into Kansas City and driving to Omaha, or by using AirBnb.
An Essential Guide to Stock Market Lingo
From fat fingers to flash crashes and dead cat bounces, here’s what it all means
It’s been a decade since the 2008 Financial Crisis, but risk hasn’t disappeared — it has simply migrated elsewhere. Always fun collaborating with the amazing Tyler Paige and Gabriel Gianordoli to tell this expansive story in bite-sized factoids.