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Quant

A person with numerical and computer skills who carries out quantitative analyses of companies.

Quant

Informal for a quantitative analyst. It is more generally applied to any securities analyst who uses quantitative analysis to determine buy or sell signals. Investment advisory firms employ quants to help them make investment decisions on behalf of clients. A quant is also called a rocket scientist. See also: Technical analysis.

quant

A person who has strong skills in mathematics, engineering, or computer science, and who applies those skills to the securities business. For example, a pension fund may employ a quant to put together an optimal portfolio of bonds to meet the fund's future liabilities. Also called rocket scientist.
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| SEE the Mary Quant exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London until February 16 next year.
Ruth is clearly a passionate speaker on Mary Quant and it was great to see a very small sample of the 2,000 items that belong to her collection of Quant memorabilia.
When London's Victoria and Albert Museum requested for surviving Mary Quant clothing ahead of the major exhibition, over 800 people responded to the request-willing to rummage through their attics and wardrobes to find not just clothing but also snapshots and memories.
It took me some time to finish it and though it was nice enough it was certainly not Mary Quant.
Only 20 Concordes were ever built Mary Quant was behind the Sixties look
ICONIC: from the maxi mini to Mary Quant and the mini skirt, Graham Robson's book charts the Mini history
It's the kind of romantic melancholy that the members of Saint Etienne take as their birthright and wear proudly on the sleeve of their collective Mary Quant dress.
Bound feet, bathing suits, and other bizarre and beautiful things are found in this book that "travels across thousands and years and through countless cultures and countries to tell the story of fashion in some of its weirdest, wildest, and most wonderful forms." Chapter One covers females (pun intended) in bloomers, hoop skirts, the farthingale, the bun roll, Mary Quant's mini, pantyhose, corsets, Victorian bathing suits, and string bikinis.
Between Mary Quant and Crabtree & Evelyn, one will find Eredi Pisano at.
VF contrasts the two eras, pitting Stones and Beatles against Oasis and Blur, Blow-Up and Darling against Trainspotting and Fever Pitch, Mary Quant and David Bailey against Patsy Kensit and Alexander McQueen.
The international retrospective on fashion designer Dame Mary Quant will run from April 4 until September 6 at the V&A Dundee, focusing on her career from 1955-75.