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JP Morgan's $2 billion trading gaffe continues to make headlines, closely followed by Facebook's IPO, as well as the search for tech talent and quants. Wall Street & Technology keeps you in the loop by compiling some of the best quotes of the week.
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6. Quants Rule the World

While the academic side is important, networking is absolutely critical in today's market. If you are going to be a successful quant today, it's not just grades that count — it's who you know that counts."

— Petter Kolm, director of NYU Courant's master program in mathematics in finance

Source: Advanced Trading

 

Greg MacSweeney is editorial director of InformationWeek Financial Services, whose brands include Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, Advanced Trading, and Insurance & Technology. View Full Bio

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