John B. Guerard, Jr.
Director of Quantitative Research at McKinley Capital Management, LLC.
John B. Guerard, Jr., PhD, is the Director of Quantitative Research at McKinley Capital Management, LLC. Dr. Guerard focuses on maintaining and enhancing the firm’s quantitative capabilities and investment models. Before joining McKinley Capital in 2005, Dr. Guerard held a number of senior-level positions, including Vice President at Daiwa Securities Trust Co., where he co-managed the Japan Equity Fund with Nobel Prize winner Dr. Harry Markowitz. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including An Introduction to Financial Forecasting in Investment Analysis and Quantitative Corporate Finance. He is also a former faculty member at the Rutgers University Graduate School of Management and at Lehigh University. Dr. Guerard earned an AB degree in Economics from Duke University, an MA degree in Economics from the University of Virginia, an MSIM in Finance from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a PhD in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.
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Portfolio and Investment Analysis with SAS®: Financial Modeling Techniques for Optimization
Portfolio and Investment Analysis with SAS®: Financial Modeling Techniques for Optimization is designed to show readers how use SAS to choose a statistically significant stock selection model, create Mean-Variance efficient portfolios, and be aggressive in investing to maximize the Geometric Mean. Based on the pioneering portfolio selection techniques of Harry Markowitz and others, this book shows how to maximizing the Geometric Mean maximizes the utility of final wealth to achieve the greatest level of terminal wealth in the shortest time possible.
- Jared Dean is the Chief Technology Officer of StepLeader.
- Rob Collum is a Principal Technical Architect in the Professional Services Division at SAS.
- Jim Blum is a Professor of Statistics at the University of North Carolina Wilmington where he has developed and taught original courses in SAS programming for the university for more than 15 years. These courses cover topics in SAS/BASE, SAS/SQL, SAS/STAT, and macro language.
- Jack Shostak, Associate Director of Statistics, manages a group of statistical programmers at the Duke Clinical Research Institute.