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 Phil Albinus

Profile of Phil Albinus

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Phil Albinus is the former editor-in-chief of Advanced Trading. He has nearly two decades of journalism experience and has been covering financial technology and regulation for nine years. Before joining Advanced Trading, he served as editor of Waters, a monthly trade journal that analyzed the challenges of the CIO for sell side, buy side firms and exchanges. He has moderated countless briefings, webinars and industry panels. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the State University of New York at New Paltz and lives with his wife and three children in Ossining, NY. Follow him in Twitter at @philalbinus

Articles by Phil Albinus
posted in May 2012

From Facebook to Quants -- The Top Quotes of the Week

It wasn't all Facebook, Facebook, Facebook this week, although you could be excused for thinking that this was all anyone was talking about. Along with a badly bungled IPO, we found scintillating quotes about insider trading, quants vs. humans and a passionate defense of private equity from an unlikely source in a presidential election year. Enjoy AT's Top Quotes of the week -- and remember to have some fun this Memorial Day Weekend.

Quant Looks for Human Touch

The man who brought quantitative trading to Goldman Sachs is starting a new fund with greater oversight of the process - by real people.

Facebook & Grexit Fallout: What's Next?

An overblown IPO and a blown out European economy are bringing nothing but bad news to the US as we struggle to emerge out of a nearly four year-old recession.

The Making of a Quant

Today, quants are Wall Street's hottest commodity, and competition for their services is fierce. To fill the quant pipeline, Wall Street's top firms often turn to elite graduate programs from the nation's top universities.

Inside the Education of a Quant

Wall Street firms may be shedding jobs, but they still need quants. Baruch College's Jim Gatheral and Dan Stefanica discuss what's in store for the Quant Class of 2012.

What If Goldman Sachs Lost a $2 Billion Bet?

Wall Street golden boy Jamie Dimon is in a PR nightmare - usually the realm of Goldman Sachs. What would the reaction be if the CEO in the penalty box were Lloyd Blankfein?

Facebook IPO Watch: $35 a Share?!

The much-anticipated IPO has a low, low price but you'll be lucky to get a piece of the action. Is that fair to the people who made Facebook into the Social Media Giant it is?

May Day: Occupy Wall Street Calls a General Strike

On May 1st, the organizers behind Occupy Wall Street called for a general strike. Although no unions joined in, protesters revived their demonstrations against Wall Street. Here's a look at some of people who are pushing for change.

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