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Overview The Gabelli School of Business, CAIA, and 100 Women in Finance invite women working or interested in asset management, private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real assets, or other alternative investments to join us for an evening of substantive conversation on the opportunities, challenges, and strategies for success for women in alternative [...]
Overview Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz grew up during the golden age of capitalism in Gary, Indiana, a steel town whose fortunes rose and fell with the waves of industrialization and deindustrialization. But even during Stiglitz’s childhood, life didn’t seem so golden. He saw inequality, racial discrimination, and labor strife all around, [...]
The amount of data available to organizations and individuals is unprecedented. Financial services sectors, including securities & investment services and banking, have the most digital data stored per firm on average. As a result
From SQA—Prof. Mamaysky will discuss two new papers which apply natural language processing (NLP) techniques to textual data to forecast financial returns. Specifically, he and his co-authors developed a classification methodology for the context and content of textual data. In a paper with Charles Calomiris, he combined unusualness (entropy) of work flow with sentiment and frequency in central bank communications to forecast currency returns. In a brand new paper with Paul Glasserman, he applies NLP techniques to news articles to forecast stock returns in the US.
Overview The Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis presents an evening with Mario Gabelli, chairman and CEO of Gamco Investors Inc., and Leon Cooperman, chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors. Mario Gabelli will engage in a dynamic conversation with his colleague and friend of over 50 years, Lee Cooperman. Following graduation, Lee and [...]