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Harry Markowitz: An Appreciation Part II

Harry Markowitz, the creator of modern portfolio theory, Nobel Laureate and John von Neumann Theory Prize winner passed on June 22, 2023. Who was Harry Markowitz and how did his mind work? John Guerard, having worked for, worked with, and co-authored papers for years with Harry Markowitz knows who he is. In Part II of this appreciation Dr Guerard discusses Markowitz’ academic career, his years as a consultant and entrepreneur, recognition, awards and his lasting impact on quantitative finance […]

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Harry Markowitz: An Appreciation Part I

Harry Markowitz, the creator of modern portfolio theory, Nobel Laureate and John von Neumann Theory Prize winner passed on June 22, 2023. Who was Harry Markowitz and how did his mind work? John Guerard, having worked for, worked with, and co-authored papers for years with Harry Markowitz knows who he is. In Part I, Dr Guerard discusses Markowitz’ early career through to 1972 […]

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Harry Markowitz 1927 – 2023

“My portfolio theory says you, the investor have to pick out a universe of stocks; it may not be stocks, it may be asset classes, and you can have very detailed asset classes, or you […]

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Digital Assets: Appetite Up

New research from Nickel Digital Asset Management (Nickel), an investment manager dedicated to the digital assets market, reveals that 25% of professional investors see the appetite for risk from pension funds and other institutional investors […]