Throughout my many years working as a quantitative analyst, I have learned many things from my colleagues. I would like to thank Jess Saypoff and Sean Reed (at Barclays), Raj Kumar and Victor Hong (at CSFB), Paul Romanelli, Juan Eroles and Julian Manzano (at HSBC), L. Sankar, Yann Coatanlem, Igor Tydniouk, Alvin Wang, and especially Vivek Kapoor (at Citi). Without their help and encouragement, I wouldn’t have lasted long on Wall Street.
A special thanks goes out to Dr. Neville O’Reilly, my technical editor and the Associate Director of the Financial Statistics and Risk Management Program at Rutgers University and a Research Professor in the Department of Statistics. His mathematical assistance is greatly appreciated.
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