risk manager

  1. QuantNet

    Understanding the Difference Between Risk Taking, Risk Management and Risk Control

    By TIM GRANT “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” National Rifle Association Slogan “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people, and monkeys do too (if they have a gun).” Eddie Izzard Since the full magnitude of the recent financial crisis has become clear, a great deal...
  2. Andy Nguyen

    A Day in the Life of a Managing Director Market Risk

    In this article, one of Quantnet’s Wall Street Senior Executives describes a typical day in his life as a Managing Director in Market Risk at a bulge bracket investment bank. 06:05 - Wake up, shower, dress 06:10 - Briefly question career choice, think about sleeping in and applying for job...
  3. Aaron Brown

    Risk versus Portfolio Management

    Unlike most fields, modern financial risk management can be traced back to a specific time and place, and a relatively small group of people. Some quants in New York City, between 1987 and 1993, codified knowledge from a variety of fields, thrashed out disagreements and created the basic...
  4. John

    A day in the life of a risk manager (Part I)

    Chapter 1: A day in the life of a risk manager. A great read on what a risk manager in an investment bank does from hour to hour... FOr those of you interested in reading the entire book, there's a copy at NY Science, Industry & Business Library (The same bldg as the CUNY Graduate Center. The...