Jim Simons

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James Harris Simons (/ˈsmənz/; born April 25, 1938) is an American mathematician, billionaire hedge fund manager, and philanthropist.[1] He is known as a quantitative investor. In 1982, Simons founded Renaissance Technologies. He is seen as the greatest investor on Wall Street.[2]

As reported by Forbes, his net worth as of October 2019 is estimated to be $21.6 billion, making Simons the 21st-richest man in the United States. [3]

Simons was born in Newton, Massachusetts. He studied at University of California, Berkeley and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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  1. https://www.forbes.com/profile/jim-simons/#274dbdc43b6a
  2. Zuckerman, Gregory (2019-11-02). "The Making of the World's Greatest Investor". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2019-11-03.
  3. "Jim Simons". Forbes.

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