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MoneyScience Financial Training - Introduction to QuantLib Development with Luigi Ballabio June 29th - July 1st, London

Mathfinance Conference 2015

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FINalternatives wrote a new blog post titled Activist Firm Launches Proxy Battle with Select Comfort
Activist investors Blue Clay Capital may have board members losing sleep at Select Comfort as they ramp up a proxy fight. read more
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FINalternatives wrote a new blog post titled Stephen Kirk to Launch Campden Square Capital this Summer
Stephen Kirk, a former partner at Lansdowne Partners, is in the early stages of launching his own hedge fund this summer.  read more
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FINalternatives wrote a new blog post titled Vivendi Employees Back Bollore Against Activist Challenge
Vivendi employees have come out in support of chairman and largest shareholder Vincent Bollore and have opposed a call by a U.S. hedge fund to sell one of the French media group's two remaining businesses. read more
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Complexity Digest wrote a new blog post titled Rust: The Longest War (by Jonathan Waldman)
It has been called “the great destroyer” and “the evil.” The Pentagon refers to it as “the pervasive menace.” It destroys cars, fells bridges, sinks ships, sparks house fires, and nearly brought down the Statue of Liberty. Rust costs America more than $400 billion per year—more than all other natural disasters combined.This book is a fresh and often funny account of an overlooked engineering endeavor that is as compelling as it is grand, illuminating a hidden phenomenon that shapes the modern world. Rust affects everything from the design of our...
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Complexity Digest wrote a new blog post titled Student Conference on Complexity Science @sccs2015
The UK’s largest conference for early-career researchers in complexity science is graduating to mainland Europe. The Student Conference on Complexity Science (SCCS) has a focus on computational modelling, simulation and network analysis that extends over the full range of disciplines. The interdisciplinary nature of the conference is attested by its diversity of keynote speakers, delegates, and practical, hands-on workshops.Since 2010, the SCCS conference series has brought together PhD students and early-career researchers from the UK and beyond, whose interests span areas as diverse...
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FINalternatives wrote a new blog post titled Tilton, Patriarch Charged by SEC of Misleading Investors
The SEC has accused billionaire private equity maven Lynn Tilton and her company, Patriarch Partners, of defrauding investors through improper disclosures. read more
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Eze Castle Integration wrote a new blog post titled Interconnectivity: A Growing Cybersecurity Threat
In an interconnected world, there is a trade-off between enjoying limitless information at our fingertips and threats that are just one click away. Most of us have become so accustomed to being plugged in, that we forget the world is simultaneously plugging in to us as well. The global evolution of cybercrime continues to push boundaries and raise the bar for technology innovation and advanced security solutions. Indicating the evolving regulatory landscape, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)'s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) announced back in 2014...
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Econometrics Beat wrote a new blog post titled Econometrics Game 2015: Day 1
The Econometrics Game, 2015, is underway! Nikki Wesslius, a member of the organizing committee, has reported to me about the opening day of The Game, saying that it was a really hectic day. Apparently, all of the participants are really enthusiastic about the case study that will form the basis of the competition over the coming days. Speakers at the opening of The Game included the CFO of Ortec (Gerrit Timmer) and Jan Pieter Balkenende (the former Dutch Prime Minister). Both of...
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FINalternatives wrote a new blog post titled Cohen's Point72 Launches Technology Venture Capital Unit
Steve Cohen’s Point72, the successor firm to SAC Capital, is getting into the technology venture capital business. read more
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FINalternatives wrote a new blog post titled BofAML Technical Analysis: Long Treasuries, Gold and S&P500
Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s latest Liquid Technical Edge report is bullish on longer-dated Treasury bonds, suggests buying the dips in gold, and highlights historical S&P 500 futures strength the day before Good Friday. read more
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iMFdirect wrote a new blog post titled Making Small Beautiful Again: The Challenge of SME Problem Loans in Europe
By Yan Liu, Kenneth Kang, Dermot Monaghan, and Wolfgang Bergthaler Six years after the global financial crisis, Europe continues to be weighed down by high levels of corporate debt and millions of nonperforming loans. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) bear a disproportionately heavy burden. Their nonperforming loan ratios are on average more than double those of their larger corporate cousins. This is worrisome. SMEs are the lifeblood of the European economy, comprising 99 percent of all businesses and employing nearly two of every three workers in Europe. Given the importance of...
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FINalternatives wrote a new blog post titled Sessa Capital Adds Mudrick's Hong as COO
New York-based Sessa Capital has hired Mudrick Capital Management COO Jae Hong to to fill the new role of chief operating officer at the fund. read more
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Complexity Digest wrote a new blog post titled 15 PhD Positions in Marie Curie ITN "Complex Oscillatory Systems: Modeling and Analysis"
COSMOS is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Innovative Training Network (MSCA-ITN-2014-EJD 642563) aiming at an understanding of the general properties of collective dynamics and synchronization of complex systems composed of oscillatory elements. It includes both theoretical projects where such systems are studied with the methods of nonlinear dynamics and statistical physics, as well as applied ones related to the analysis of experimental multivariate time series, such as physiological and neural data.The COSMOS network is highly interdisciplinary, and fellows will benefit...
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FINalternatives wrote a new blog post titled RiverPark Taps Berkowitz For New Value Fund
Liquid alternative fund company RiverPark Advisors has launched a new value fund with former hedge fund manager David Berkowitz at the helm. read more
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FINalternatives wrote a new blog post titled Former Tiger Global Partner Alex Captain Launching New Fund
Former Tiger Global partner Alexander Captain is reportedly prepping a new equity long/short fund. read more
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FINalternatives wrote a new blog post titled Hong Kong Hedge Funds Reach Record AUM
A new survey by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission shows that hedge funds there have amassed a record $120.9 billion in AUM. read more
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