Given my background, I have been asked over and over my opinion about Bitcoin and Blockchain, both from highly skilled Financial professionals to ‘friends and family’.

The debate on cryptocurrencies has been extremely polarized;

Evangelizer: “Bitcoin’s structure is very ingenious. The paper money disappears, and crypto-currencies are a much better…

Recently I have been asked about using private company public data information for financial purposes (which could range from credit scoring to potential private equity investment).

In the UK all companies have to register at the Companies House in a process that usually takes minutes, but:

At the moment, the…

I write this as precautionary tale intended to Engineering undergraduate students interested in the areas of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (initially given as a guest lecture at Mexico’s ITAM video-link in Spanish)

Data Science Venn Diagram (source)

Data Science is supposed to be the intersection of Computer Science (hacking, understanding databases), Math and Statistics…

What do wine snobs, and Chinese anti-corruption laws have to do with failed statistical arbitrage? Just by reading the previous line aloud I am sure most of the readers already have either fallen sleep or clicked out of this blog.

I have written in the past about the perils of…

G. Lemus

Co-Founder of Lamat, a company specialized in solving high-value problems in finance by applying cutting edge numerical methods. www.lamat-uk.com

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