Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 5:00pm
- Buchanan 1920
Public Lecture: "BLACKJACK & THE S&P 500: A FORECASTING CHALLENGE"
The Department of Statistics & Applied Probability and the Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research are partnering with Hull Tactical to run a data science contest on predicting S&P500 returns. As part of the contest, Mr. Blair Hull, founder and chairman of Hull Tactical will be giving a public lecture on Thursday, February 21st. Named one of “Wall Street’s 25 Smartest Players" by Worth Magazine, Mr. Hull has worked in the trading industry for nearly 40 years. A UCSB alum and Foundation Trustee, in 2014, he was awarded the Joseph W. Sullivan Options Industry Achievement Award in recognition of his lifetime contributions to the growth and integrity of the U.S. options market.
All are welcome to attend, light refreshments will be served after the talk.
February 18, 2019 - 8:23pm