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Robert Schuessler
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A Smarter Monkey

In this contributed piece, TIM noted that some traders do better than others when using data that has been run through certain analysis - that is, have used some form of machine learning to assist them.

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In his first public speech, SEC Chair Jay Clayton deviated from his prepared remarks and offered his own "off the cuff" comments on market issues. Do you like this change of pace?




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November 1, 2004

Goldschmid or Donaldson?

By Editorial Staff

Securites and Exchange Commission observers were closely watching the results of the presidential election. That's because Harvey Goldschmid, a Democrat appointed by President Bush to fill out the term of a Republican commissioner, will either be re-appointed by the next president or leave. Goldschmid's term expired in June. Goldschmid has often sided with SEC Chairman William Donaldson, a Republican who was appointed by President Bush. Speculation is that, under a Kerry administration, Goldschmid would likely be the next chairman. Under a Bush administration, however, it was not clear that the chairman would be re-appointed.