Sunday, June 7, 2009
The Birkenhead lad done well.
Paul Wilmott is out to save Wall Street's soulâ€”one dork at a time. Wall Street's math gurus are, for the most part, still employed. Strangely, the banks need quants more than ever right now. If anyone's going to figure out how to price these toxic assets, it's them. Quantitative finance isn't going away, but it is in desperate need of reform. And one manâ€”a math geek himselfâ€”thinks he knows where to start.