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CAIA New York presents Author Talk with Greg Zuckerman on The Man Who Solved the Market

Date(s):
May 27, 2020
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Amherst, MA 01002 
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Free Event
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CAIA New York presents: Author Talk with Gregory Zuckerman on The Man Who Solved the Market

Jim Simons is the greatest moneymaker in modern financial history. No other investor can touch his record. Since 1988, Renaissance’s signature Medallion fund has generated average annual returns of 66%. The firm has earned profits of more than $100 billion—Simons is worth $23 billion.

Drawing on unprecedented access to Simons and dozens of current and former employees, Zuckerman, a veteran Wall Street Journal investigative reporter, tells the gripping story of how a world-class mathematician and former code breaker mastered the market. Simons pioneered a data-driven, algorithmic approach that’s sweeping the world. Zuckerman’s most recent book, The Man Who Solved the Market, is a portrait of a modern-day Midas who remade markets in his own image, but failed to anticipate how his success would impact his firm and his country. It’s also a story of what Simons’s revolution means for the rest of us.

Join us for a virtual zoom talk by Gregory and Q&A moderated by CAIA NY Chair Andrew Saunders.

Wednesday, May 27th
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM 

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Gregory Zuckerman is a Special Writer at The Wall Street Journal, a 23-year veteran of the paper and a three-time winner of the Gerald Loeb award -- the highest honor in business journalism. Gregory Zuckerman is the author of The Greatest Trade Ever and The Frackers. At the WSJ, Zuckerman writes about financial firms, personalities, and trades, as well as hedge funds and other investing and business topics. He’s a three-time winner of the Gerald Loeb award, the highest honor in business journalism. Zuckerman also appears regularly on CNBC, Fox Business, and other networks and radio stations around the globe.