Gregory Zuckerman

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Gregory Zuckerman is a Special Writer at The Wall Street Journal, a 22-year veteran of the paper and a three-time winner of the Gerald Loeb award -- the highest honor in business journalism.

Greg is the author of five books: The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution; The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters; The Greatest Trade Ever: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of How John Paulson Defied Wall Street and Made Financial History; Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars and Rising Above: Inspiring Women in Sports.

Greg lives with his wife and two sons in West Orange, N.J., where they enjoy the Yankees in the summer, root for the Giants in
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Gregory Zuckerman I was fascinated by a single paradox--Jim Simons shouldn't have been the one to master the market. He does theoretical math. He didn't have any experi…moreI was fascinated by a single paradox--Jim Simons shouldn't have been the one to master the market. He does theoretical math. He didn't have any experience trading. He only hires those who know nothing about Wall Street. Yet, Simons became the greatest investor in modern history. I set out to figure out how he and his colleagues did it.(less)
Gregory Zuckerman WSJ rules preclude me from trading. But my research did convince me that it’s folly to try to compete with firms like Renaissance. So best to go long …moreWSJ rules preclude me from trading. But my research did convince me that it’s folly to try to compete with firms like Renaissance. So best to go long since they are going short. (less)
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“Simons shared a few life lessons with the school’s audience: “Work with the smartest people you can, hopefully smarter than you . . . be persistent, don’t give up easily. Be guided by beauty . . . it can be the way a company runs, or the way an experiment comes out, or the way a theorem comes out, but there’s a sense of beauty when something is working well, almost an aesthetic to it.”
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“We’re right 50.75 percent of the time . . . but we’re 100 percent right 50.75 percent of the time,” Mercer told a friend. “You can make billions that way.”
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