Quants: The Alchemists of Wall Street

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Quants are the computer programmers and mathematics wizards in the operating room of our international financial system who intended such financial products that nearly crashed Wall Street.

The recognition of the crash has clearly revealed the increased dependence of global financial system on mathematical models and its attempts to quantify human (economic) behavior.

The quants are now in the midway of another technological revolution in finance that trading at a very high speed. This documentary ‘Quants: The Alchemists of Wall Street’ describes a story about greediness, unpredictability and fright from the inside of the Wall Street.

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