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CAIA Association Partners with Cass Business School on Alternative Investment Education

July 8, 2011 Comments (0)

The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, sponsor of the only globally recognized designation for alternative investment expertise, has entered an academic partnership with Cass Business School, which is part of City University London and among the top one percent of business schools worldwide. The partnership is focused on preparing graduate students for careers encompassing alternative investments, the fastest growing segment of the asset management...

LinkedIn Compliance Enforcement Gets Easier For Financial Firms

July 6, 2011 Comments (0)

David F. Carr  reports at Wall Street and Technology:

Financial services compliance officers can now enforce pre-approval of LinkedIn profile updates using Actiance Socialite.Financial advisors who want to participate in social networks have been hobbled by regulations such as Financial Industry Regulatory Advisory (FINRA) Regulatory Notice 10-06, which classifies social profiles as "static content" that requires pre-approval prior to publication, just like advertising. Actiance is...

Andrew Lo - Computation and the Evolution of Financial Technology

July 6, 2011 Comments (0)

 

 

Even the most sophisticated technology and computational methods may not be enough to prevent the kind of disastrous errors that recently played out across the global economy, suggest these two speakers. Human temperament and judgment will remain critical factors in financial markets. When there is an economic incentive, says Andrew Lo, “technology has always been put into practice quickly.” Soon after the invention of the telegraph, Wall Street...

How to Publish in Top Journals

July 5, 2011 Comments (0)

This page has been reproduced from the original site at www.roie.org/how.htm with the kind permission of Professor Kwan Choi , Department of Economics, Iowa State University and Editor, Review of International Economics

Introduction
General Publication Strategies
Articles or Books?
Collaboration
Choosing Topics
Writing Comments and Notes

See Also:

Writing Strategies , Gives 39 helpful recommendations about writing papers. - HTML - PDF...

Topics in Finance According to Wikipedia

July 5, 2011 Comments (0)

Finance studies and addresses the ways in which individuals, businesses and organizations raise, allocate and use monetary resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to finance:
Fundamental financial concepts

Finance an overview

Arbitrage
Capital (economics)
Capital asset pricing model
Cash flow
Cash flow matching
Debt...

MoneyScience Reloaded! Welcome to the New Site!

June 30, 2011 Comments (0)

6 months in the making, and several years in the conception, I am delighted to welcome you to the latest iteration of the MoneyScience website!
We have come along way since the original launch in 2004 and finally the site has the capabilities that as a founder and publisher I have long dreamed of!
Thanks to Thematic Networks' innovative Spine Technology platform, MoneyScience is now a full featured, privacy-enabled social network, a curated editorial publication and a unique multi-channel...

Attention Hedge Fund Bloggers!

June 28, 2011 Comments (0)

On the old site we had tonnes of relationships with bloggers and the section on hedge fund blogs was particularly strong. We're keen to get re-aquainted!
If you run one of these blogs and would be interested in working with us to make you content available to our users either as a widget (examples), a news channel (examples) or by importing your RSS into an MS blog (example) then please drop me a line: jacob@moneyscience.com.
We also like Hedge Fund Blogger, Hedge Fund News and Between The...

Synchronicity, instant messaging, and performance among financial traders

June 17, 2011 Comments (0)

Long-standing problems are quite often solved simultaneously by various people working alone. Take, for example, naturalists Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace, who separately proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection. Or French physicist Edme Mariotte who independently landed on what is now known as Boyle's law of gases, without knowing that Robert Boyle had just done the same. Robert King Merton, the grandfather of social science, called it the concept of...

Video: The Evolution of Financial Technology

June 17, 2011 Comments (0)

An unmistakable glow of nostalgia rises from this reunion of "five of the founding fathers of modern finance," in the words of Andrew Lo. The speakers reminisce about their start in economics, and their professional lives at MIT, a decades-long era of intense collaboration and creativity that both transformed the academic field and the landscape of real-world finance.
Andrew Lo chairs this panel which includes: Stewart C. Myers, Myron Scholes, Robert Merton, John C. Cox. and Stephen...

UK Government explores the future challenges and opportunities of computer trading in financial markets

June 17, 2011 Comments (0)

The UK Government Office for Science has embarked on its latest Foresight project, which will examine the challenges and opportunities presented by technological advances in financial markets worldwide.In recent years the ways in which financial markets operate have been transformed by fast-paced technological progress. For example, the volume of financial products traded through computer automated trading - taking place at high speed and with little human involvement - has increased...