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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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She added: "Young people who " couldn't afford Mary Quant were rolling over the bands of their skirts to "make them shorter.
Mini-skirt pioneer Mary Quant called him the "Chanel of hair".
Jenny Mitchell, Grantham, Lincs A MARY Quant was one of the iconic designers and figures of the 1960s.
Actor Leslie Nielsen, 83, designer Mary Quant, 75, actor Burt Reynolds, 73, Bond girl Carey Lowell, 48, musician Sheryl Crow, 47, actress Jennifer Aniston, 40, actor Damien Lewis, 38, Echo reader Lee Cannan, 30, and singer Kelly Rowland, 28.
There's one snapped in Carnaby Street with fashion designer Mary Quant, who invented the other mini - the mini skirt.
Teacher Irene Hirons said: "We had Elvis Presley, James Dean, Emma Peel, Mary Quant, James Bond and some hippies.
But the songs are wonderfully familiar--at least if you grew up in the '60s and watched The Avengers, James Bond flicks, and Georgy Girl; listened to The Kinks and Petula Clark; and dressed in Mary Quant with lots of eye-liner.
Recently, Mary Quant Cosmetics of London selected space at 520 Madison for its U.
Other guests at the lunch, given by Lord Mayor of London Lord Levene at his Mansion House, included the discoverer of DNA fingerprinting, Sir Alex Jeffreys; the inventor of cash dispenser machines, John Shepherd-Barrow; and the creator of the miniskirt, '60s designer Mary Quant.
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.
She was trumpeter Eddie Calvert's secretary and had a job with fashion designer Mary Quant before getting her "big idea".