Sunday links: quant explanations

23Sep07

Barry Barnitz at Financial page points to a paper on what happened to the quants in August 2007.

Justin Fox at the Curious Capitalist on what one quant is saying went wrong in the quant fund meltdown.

Mark Hulbert at NYTimes.com on research showing earnings manipulation at public companies.

Brett Steenbarger at TraderFeed on the challenges of integrating behavioral finance and neuroeconomics.

The U.S. dollar isn’t just hitting a low against the Canadian dollar. (Infectious Greed)

The state of the surging gold market. (NYTimes.com)

Surveying Chicago’s financial services industry in light of a potential public offering of Citadel Investment Group. (chicagotribune.com)

Marc Andreessen on the broken state of public company accounting.

Felix Salmon at Market Movers on the existence of a “speculative bubble” in the art market.

Lawrence Ulrich at NYTimes.com on the potential for mass-produced, fully electric vehicles.

Daniel Gross at Slate.com on the state of, and hope for, a U.S.-based hybrid car.

Did we miss something of note in the investment blogosphere? Feel free to drop us a line.

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