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  • Jim Simons
    • His Chern-Simons theory remains one of the most widely cited math papers of the past century.
    • He developed stomach pains and berated himself for miscues.
    • “Fundamental trading gave me ulcers.”
    • In 2010 he resigned as Renaissance’s chief executive, yielding the job to longtime employee and former IBM computer scientist Peter Brown.
    • He retired as chairman in 2021.
  • cornering the market for Maine potatoes
  • Elwyn Berlekamp, who helped lead the firm in the 1980s
  • GOAT - greatest of all time
  • quant firms manage about 1/3rd of all money that is managed
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