Discovering “42” – How One Book Changed the Life of a Top Quant

Discovering “42” – How One Book Changed the Life of a Top Quant

Navneet Arora, Managing Director of Citadel’s Global Quantitative Strategies business, would have embarked on a different career path if not for reading The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy  by Douglas Adams in college. Hear his perspective on why the markets offer up a humbling — yet exciting — experience.

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Note this book was also recommended by Elon Musk

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Jacob Wolinsky is the founder of, a popular value investing and hedge fund focused investment website. Jacob worked as an equity analyst first at a micro-cap focused private equity firm, followed by a stint at a smid cap focused research shop. Jacob lives with his wife and four kids in Passaic NJ. - Email: jacob(at) - Twitter username: JacobWolinsky - Full Disclosure: I do not purchase any equities anymore to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest and because at times I may receive grey areas of insider information. I have a few existing holdings from years ago, but I have sold off most of the equities and now only purchase mutual funds and some ETFs. I also own a few grams of Gold and Silver
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