May 16, 2024

The Life of One of Wall Street’s Greatest Investors

by The Journal

Jim Simons pioneered a revolution in financial trading, embracing a computer-oriented, quantitative style in the 1980s well ahead of Wall Street. Following Simons’ recent death, WSJ’s Gregory Zuckerman unpacks his legacy from financial algorithms to philanthropy. 

Further Reading:

-How Did Jim Simons’s Firm Make $100 Billion? He Told His Secrets to Our Reporter 

-Jim Simons, a Pioneer of Quantitative Trading, Dies at 86 

-The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution 

Further Listening:

-Charlie Munger: Curmudgeon, Sage and Investing Legend 

-Rise and Revolt at Renaissance, Part 1 

-Rise and Revolt at Renaissance, Part 2 

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