The FRONTLINE Interview: Cathy O'Neil
- Aired: 04/24/2012
- Rating: NR
Cathy O'Neil taught mathematics at Barnard College before working as a "quant" (using statistical methods to predict patterns in the market) for the hedge fund D.E. Shaw. Disillusioned, she joined Occupy Wall Street and Occupy the SEC, where she hopes to devise an alternative banking system.
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