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Market Timing, Big Data and Machine Learning

Trading Technologies 222 South Riverside Plaza, Chicago

  “There is a stigma against market timing.  This stigma existed for good reasons, but the explosion of vast data sets and new analytical techniques has now made timing the market possible.  Just as it was considered irresponsible to time the market over the last 30 years, it will be…


The Illinois Public Pension Crisis: A Quantitative Perspective

IIT Stuart School of Business Fifth floor, 565 West Adams Street, Chicago

Last year the Illinois Supreme Court unanimously declared unconstitutional the pension reform law passed in 2013 by the Democratic dominated legislature and signed by former Governor Quinn. Many believe that undue generosity at the bargaining table and severe underfunding in past years have created an overwhelming pension burden that cannot…