"The traditional approach in stocks, bonds, and funds is no longer enough. To get by, you have to invest in currencies, commodities, real estate and private equity as well as in long and short strategies," says MIT Sloan Prof. Andrew Lo in this interview.
"Economics evolve, dictated by the behaviours of individuals, who learn from experience and positive feedback," explains MIT Sloan Prof. Andrew Lo in a story on the use of biological ecology principles in financial models.
"Maybe we should provide more government support for financial PhDs, as we already do for engineers, so the pay scales would seem less skewed and government service not look such a poor choice," says MIT Sloan Prof. Andrew Lo.
MIT Sloan's Andrew Lo received the first Market Technicians Association Educational Foundation (MTAEF) Mike Epstein Award in honor of his long-term support of technical analysis in academia and practice.
MIT Sloan Prof. Andrew Lo comments on end-of-year concerns for a 'double-dip' recession: "Year end is typically not a great time and the flight to safety into bills in motivated in part by general concerns about the economy and whether another shoe, such as commercial real estate, will drop," says Lo.
Citadel may have a higher burden of proof than other brokers since its bread-and-butter business is making bets in the markets. "The perception of a conflict of interest is a hurdle that they're going to have to go the extra mile to manage," says Andrew Lo, a professor of finance at MIT's Sloan School of Management.