The Quantitative Finance Society is a trading, portfolio and financial analysis club at NYU. Started in 2006, the club aims to educate students about trading, the markets, portfolio management, and the macroeconomy.


  • Value Equity: fundamental, bottom-up long-only equity
  • Global Macro: follows macro opportunities across equities, fixed income, FX, commodities, and derivatives
  • Derivatives: volatility arbitrage and statistical arbitrage
  • Asset Allocation: portfolio theory, diversification and allocation across equities, fixed income, FX, commodities
  • Multi-Strategy: a bit of everything
  • Technicals & Algo: technical analysis, momentum and swing trading, algorithms



  • Derivatives (Futures, Options)
  • Asset Classes (Equities, Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities)
  • Trading Strategies
  • Portfolio Theory
  • Fundamental Analysis
  • Technical Analysis & Algorithmic Trading
  • Gambling Strategies

Events for this semester:

  • Trading Competitions
  • Alumni Mingles
  • Guest Speakers

Member Rights

  • Your time is valuable. Meetings are limited to one hour and are held weekly. Each meeting is an essential piece of trading and market knowledge.
  • Simple, methodical explanations. The QFS is committed to making sure you understand each seminar and prepare you for lectures given around the community.
  • Questions are always welcome and our group meetings all run in the workshop-style (except for guest speakers) so we are always learning.
  • The web site will store all of the meeting content.
  • The respective chairs will be available by email to answer any questions or direct you to appropriate sources for information.