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Moody upgrades Greece’s debt rating

Moody’s, the international rating agency, has upgraded Greece by two notches, reflecting good progress with fiscal consolidation despite continued recession and fragile political stability. The upgrade from Caa3 to single C with a stable rating still leaves Greek sovereign bonds deep in junk territory, but supports the coalition government’s forecast of a primary budget surplus … Continue reading »

Senior Quantitative Analyst – T. Rowe Price – Owings Mills, Maryland

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The Senior Quantitative Analyst serves as an advanced subject matter expert for Data mining and Predictive analysis projects within the Business and Data Analysis Group. The Senior Quantitative Analyst leads building and Interpretation of complex statistical models, and works closely with senior management to develop predictive models. The position serves … Continue reading »

Sr Quantitative Analyst – RBS Citizens – Boston

Location: Boston, MA Job ID/Req. Number: 398126 Category: Risk Management & Compliance Full/Part Time: Full Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Responsibilities As one of its top Risk initiatives, RBS Citizens is currently building its full suite of Basel-compliant, statistically-based risk rating models that produce Probability of Default, Loss Given Default and Exposure at Default. To that end, … Continue reading »

Margin debt most since crisis

As investors feel emboldened by the seemingly unstoppable stock market rally, they’re borrowing money at record levels to keep things going. Margin debt—a measure of how much market participants are borrowing to buy stocks—has soared to $412.5 billion on the New York Stock Exchange. The number represents a 13.2 percent gain from the beginning of … Continue reading »

Quantitative Analyst – Google – San Bruno, CA

At YouTube, data drives all of our decision-making. We love our users, both those who consume our diverse video corpus and those that contribute to it. Analysts on the Consumer & Creator Insights team are at the forefront of understanding how users interact with our features and content to inform product, engineering, marketing, sales, and … Continue reading »

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Quantitative Analyst – Michael Page – NYC

About the company Our client is a large insurance company in Manhattan. Job description This position entails modeling and analyzing risk for the derivatives side of the insurance business. Pricing and programming will also be an active component of this role. Who we are looking for Our client is looking for someone with: • 5-10 … Continue reading »

The Fed has created a huge global bubble

The actions of the Federal Reserve have created a massive bubble not just in U.S. stock prices, but in a variety of assets all across the world, contends David Stockman, who served as the director of the Office of Management and Budget under Ronald Reagan. “The Fed is exporting this lunatic policy worldwide,” Stockman said, … Continue reading »

Intelligence Quantitative Analyst – Booz Allen – Mclean, VA

Description Key Role: Work as an intelligence quantitative analyst and perform quantitative analysis on large sets of Open Source data to identify patterns and activity of interest. Use models and algorithms and innovate the capabilities’ analyses of Open Source and proprietary data. Apply quantitative methods to qualitative problems and organize untidy data sets in the … Continue reading »

Robert Shiller on housing: Don’t trust momentum

A striking surge in home prices this fall was not enough to convince one of the nation’s top housing economists that the recovery is on solid ground. “We can’t trust momentum in the housing market anymore,” Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” Why not? Investors, specifically institutional investors, have vast sums … Continue reading »

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