Gareth Henry is the global Head of Investors of Alternative Investment Managers, a position he held for almost three years. From September 2005 to June 2007, Henry was the director of Schroeders. From July 2007 to December 2013, Henry headed the International Relations Fortress Investment Group before becoming in charge of Fortress Investments’ Liquid Markets for the next two years. After eight and a half years with Fortress, Mr. Henry left Fortress to work for Angelo & Gordon Company as the head of their Global Relations.
Beginning with a never ending education in quantum mathematics, Gareth Henry received his BSc degree in mathematics from Heriot-Watt University in 1997. Henry is a Fellow member for more than 10 years at Society of Actuaries USA and Institute of Actuaries UK. View Henry Gareths’s profile at Linkedin.
On November 27, Gareth Henry wrote an article about the rise of Quantitative investing. Before the 21st century started, some investors on Wall Street known as program traders or soes bandits used a computerized program to create massive flow orders. Program trading would eventually become quantitative trading. Both program trading and the quantitative methods are both scientific methods that are used for successful investments that include analytical chemistry, social science, financial analysis, and sports.
According to Gareth Henry, quantitative analysis system examines the human behavior of public traders using stastics, measurements and research. Quantitative research is able to digest the large amount of variables that include asset prices, trading volumes, and whatever political events could effect the stock market. Many banking institutions that invest in hedge funds use quantitative methods in their investments.
Practicing quantitative methods involve analyzing past, current, and future events. For people who need help in quantitative analysis, they are computer programs and how to books. According to Gareth Henry, you can use Alex Foster as a trade reference. Foster wrote a book about the quantitative theory called The Edge of Foresight. Quantitative practice is very large. Roundly 90 percent of the volume in U.S. Public markets trade using quantitative means. The quantitative method outside the other by 10.3 percent according to the recent Global Algorithmic Trading Market publication.