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Mathematics in Finance Program on Facebook and LinkedIn
Announcements
Written by Petter Kolm   

The Mathematics in Finance MS Program now has its own dedicated groups on LinkedIn and FaceBook. If you are a student or otherwise associated with the program, come and join us!

 
Hunter Dare
Seminars
Written by Casey Edward O'Meara   
On Tuesday, January 22, the masters students were honored to have Hunter Dare of Goldman Sachs kick off the weekly seminars for the new year. Mr. Dare discussed with the students his background as an investment banker and the path that lead him to his current position on the credit derivatives desk for the investment bank. As a fellow alum of the masters program, Mr. Dare was able to provide invaluable information to the students regarding how best to go about the job search process and land a suitable internship.–CASEY O’MEARA ‘08
 
TheStreet.com: How NYU Plans to Create the ‘Super Quant’
Recent press items
Written by Petter Kolm   

There’s obviously tremendous demand today for people with quantitative talent, but also people who can strike a balance with managerial skills. So those are the demands from Wall Street, but I think that also students themselves want to present themselves [to the professional investment industry] with an extra edge.

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Peter Muller
Seminars
Written by Casey Edward O'Meara   
On Tuesday, December 4th, the masters students had the pleasure of speaking with Peter Muller of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Muller heads the low-profiled but highly profitable proprietary trading fund within the investment bank which has been among its most successful operations in recent years. Mr. Muller discussed with the students the current market environment, particularly the events in August which plagued many process driven traders, and stressed the importance of constantly keeping a curious mind to maintain an edge over competitors.–CASEY O’MEARA ‘08
 
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