12 November, 2018
From Physics to Finance
Before coming to Frankfurt, and obviously since I’ve been here, I’ve been asked the question “But why do you want to switch from Physics to Finance?” The answer seems obvious to me because I was always fascinated by the financial world. Models everywhere to price products, implied rationality and realized over-reaction and herd behavior. Financial markets tend to emulate people’s behavior from one extreme to the other, and how could they not since people are the ones making all the decisions, at least until now.