Nov 12, 2021
Weicheng (Wilson) Ye, Quantitative researcher at Credit Suisse Securites
There has been a trend towards using quantitative analysis in the finance industry. Quantitative methods provide rigorous and accurate tools to analyze and predict financial events. For thistalk, I will start by introducing my academic background and how I ended up in a quantitative finance career. The structures of the sell-side and buy-side in finance, different asset classes, and introduce different roles in quantitative finance will be overviewed. Then I will talk about how to prepare for this industry, both coursework-wise and research-wise. In this talk, case studies in real-world quantitative finance applications will be presented to give you a taste of how you can apply the knowledge from your math and statistics classes in these problems.