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Despite market turmoil, financial engineering 'quants' see number-crunching futureBy Anne Ju

November 10, 2008

Strolling by the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street, Cornell financial engineering master's students' cheerful chatter echoed across grim canyons. read more

Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan Advisory Board Members On Credit Crisis Panel

October 6, 2008

Robert Jarrow and Richard Marin joined Maureen O'Hara in a panel discussion called "Financial Chaos Unraveled" at the Johnson Graduate School of Management. Jarrow and Marin are members of the... read more

Special Activities Mark the Beginning of the Master of Engineering Year

September 24, 2008

New and continuing Master of Engineering students participated in orientation activities in Ithaca and Manhattan, including an introduction to new program features. read more

Advanced Trading Selects Cornell Financial Engineering Within Top 10 Programs

August 25, 2008

Cornell FE program earned high marks based on "Wall Street recruitability" from an independent board comprised of senior Wall Streeters in a survey conducted by Advanced Trading. read more

Sasha Stoikov Returns to Head Research at Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan (CFEM)

August 19, 2008

Sasha Stoikov, who spent the 2006-7 academic year in ORIE as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Ithaca, joins the staff of Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan to head research and advise Masters... read more

Wall Street Journal Selects Alumnus Todd Rethemeier as a Top Analyst for a Second Year

June 18, 2008

For the second year in a row, the Wall Street Journal "Best on the Street Special Report" has named Todd Rethemeier, BS '93 MEng '94 MBA '95, as a top stock analyst. This year, Rethemeier achieved... read more

M. Eng. Student Duncan Wong is a Grand Prize Winner in an International Trading Competition

June 12, 2008

The JP Morgan FantasyFutures game provides each contestant with a simulated futures trading account and lets them write interest rates futures contracts to capture profits from interest rate moves... read more

Master of Engineering Student Ye (Jay) Tian Places Second in Automated Trading Competition

April 8, 2008

Jay Tian has won $50,000 as the second place finisher in the third annual Interactive Brokers Collegiate Trading Olympiad. Tian developed software that automatically trades options on stocks and... read more

Meeting and Greeting During a Turbulent Wall Street Week

February 4, 2008

Current students in Cornell's Financial Engineering Concentration met on January 17, 2008, with alumni and other industry representatives at Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan. read more