Business Slang. an expert in quantitative analysis.
Other definitions for Quant (2 of 2)
Dame Mary Barbara Mary Quant, 1930–2023, English fashion designer and entrepreneur: often credited as the principal designer of the miniskirt in the 1960s.
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How to use quant in a sentence
So we wanted to make more of a leap into the qualitative and anthropological side of it while still having a quant capability.Media Buying Briefing: Omnicom launches a retro-style panel to codify post-pandemic consumer types | Michael Bürgi | May 17, 2021 | Digiday
These new tools to evaluate players granted a small army of Ivy League quant types—all men—-access to top GM jobs.How Kim Ng, Major League Baseball's First Female GM, Finally Got the Top Job | Sean Gregory | March 3, 2021 | Time
Strategists have cited demand from speculative retail traders, trend-following quant funds, the rich and even institutional investors as among the reasons for the surge.Bitcoin soars to $40,000, doubling in less than a month | Verne Kopytoff | January 7, 2021 | Fortune
We have engineers that are focusing on everything from quant modeling to how we build our algos and trading systems to how we access markets electronically and book and settle trades.COVID put electronic trading to the test. It’s never buckled, Goldman Sachs says | Bernhard Warner | November 22, 2020 | Fortune
I asked Victor Matheson if sports gambling will be dominated by the team of quants that builds the best algorithm.The Economics of Sports Gambling (Ep. 388 Rebroadcast) | Stephen J. Dubner | August 20, 2020 | Freakonomics
In late 2007 the bank decided that what it needed was a numbers guy—a quant.
So late as January, 1561, he wrote: "quant la religion, que sa Majest se peult asseur que je viveray et moreray en icelle."History of the Rise of the Huguenots | Henry Baird
quant au fond de la question, however, I am still in doubt and wait for the light of further reflexion to settle my opinion.The Letters of William James, Vol. 1 | William James
quant à moi, je trouve les choses que ces messieurs se disent fort bien dites et tout à fait dignes de deux gentilhommes.The English Novel | George Saintsbury
quant votre sommation, les Franois n'entendent pas ce style.Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II | Sir John Ross
At last Hugo raised his voice solemnly, and uttered the words: 'quant à moi, je crois en Dieu!'The Education of Henry Adams | Henry Adams
British Dictionary definitions for quant (1 of 3)
a long pole for propelling a boat, esp a punt, by pushing on the bottom of a river or lake
to propel (a boat) with a quant
British Dictionary definitions for quant (2 of 3)
informal a highly paid computer specialist with a degree in a quantitative science, employed by a financial house to predict the future price movements of securities, commodities, currencies, etc
British Dictionary definitions for Quant (3 of 3)
Mary. born 1934, British fashion designer, whose Chelsea Look of miniskirts and geometrically patterned fabrics dominated London fashion in the 1960s
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