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IAQFJune 2017 – The Baruch MFE Program wins the Sixth International Association of Quantitative Finance (IAQF) Student Competition, the third consecutive year the Baruch MFE Program won this competition; news article from Baruch College and Baruch MFE.

 

February 2017The Baruch MFE Program wins the 14th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto and included 52 academic institutions from four continents; news article from Baruch College and Baruch MFE.

 

October 2016The Baruch MFE Program was ranked Number 1 in the Quantnet 2017 Ranking of Best Financial Mobile_logo_1xEngineering Programs; news article from Baruch College

IAQFJune 2016 – The Baruch MFE Program wins the Fifth International Association of Quantitative Finance (IAQF) Student Competition; news article from Baruch MFE.

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February 2016 – The Baruch MFE Program wins the 13th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto in record-breaking fashion: the overall score establishes a new all-time record; won three of the six events (commodities trading, credit risk, sales & trading), second in equity valuation, third in algo trading; news article from Baruch College.

Solve-a-thon at MITFebruary 2016 – Song Wang (Baruch MFE’16) won the Solve-a-thon at MIT trading competition organized by WorldQuant and a $10,000 money prize; 700 traders worldwide participated in the competition.

IAFEJune 2015 – The Baruch MFE Program wins the Fourth Annual International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE) Academic Student Competition; news article from Baruch MFE.

PlacementRateMay 201596% placement rate and $111,000 average first year guaranteed compensation for January 2013 – May 2015 Baruch MFE graduates; 2013-2015 Baruch MFE Employment Report.

RITCFebruary 2014 – The Baruch MFE Program wins Fourth Place in 2014 Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto; news article from Baruch MFE.

August 2013 – Dr. Andrew Lesniewski joins the Baruch MFE Program as tenured full professor, news article from Baruch MFE.

April 2013 – Dr. Jim Gatheral named Presidential Professor at Baruch College; news articles from Baruch CollegeBaruch MFE.

RITCFebruary 2013 – The Baruch MFE Program wins 3rd place (out of 48 teams) at the 10th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto; news articles from Baruch MFE; Baruch College.

IAFEFebruary 2013 – The Baruch MFE Program wins 2nd place (out of 27 teams) in the 2nd IAFE Student Competition. Team members: Yi Kelvin Zhang (Captain), Srinivas Kannepalli, Jin Kong, Ran Sally Liu, Yujia Helen Sun, and Shixiang Sean Zhang. News articles from Baruch MFE; Baruch College.

MATCDecember 2012 – Baruch MFE student Juan Pablo Alonso (Baruch MFE’13) won 2nd place in the 2012 Metaquotes Automated Trading Championship and a $25,000 money prize. News articles from Baruch MFE;The Automated Trading Championship.

September 2012 – The Baruch MFE Program celebrated its Tenth Anniversary; news article from Baruch MFE.

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February 2012 – The Baruch MFE Program wins the 9th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto; the two Baruch MFE teams rank 1st and 4th (out of 50 teams). News articles from Baruch MFEBaruch College.

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February 2011 – The Baruch MFE Program wins 3rd place (out of 48 teams) at the 8th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto; news article from Baruch MFE.

September 2010 – Dr. Jim Gatheral joins the Baruch MFE Program from Merrill Lynch, where he was head of equity derivatives trading for 17 years; news article from Baruch MFE; Baruch College article: The Jim Gatheral Effect.

IBApril 2009Vladimir Toshchevikov wins 7th place and a $10,000 prize (73% strategy return) in the 4th Interactive Brokers Trading Olympiad; seven of the 62 winners (from 13 countries) are Baruch MFE students; news article Baruch College.

IBApril 2008Alain Ledon wins 15th place in the 3rd Interactive Brokers  Trading Olympiad; news article from Baruch College

IBApril 2007 Konstantinos Tsahas wins 2nd place and a $50,000 prize in the 2nd Interactive Brokers Trading Olympiad; news articles from Baruch MFE; Baruch College.

IBApril 2006Bharath Govindarajan wins 2nd place and a $25,000 prize in the 1st Interactive Brokers Trading Olympiad; news article from Baruch MFE.