Search for alpha to push quant assets towards $7 trillion in 2008

A new Aite Group report, The world according to quants: from alpha discovery to execution, sets out to define and investigate various facets of the quantitative investment process, as well as examine the benefits and shortcomings of implementing these strategies in the wake of credit market contractions and heightened financial volatility.

Quants defined

Report author Sang Lee broadly defines quantitative strategies as those using computing power and mathematical modelling in order to seek out