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Intro to Fintech Concepts, part 1

About this Tech Talk

The first talk in a series where we’ll explore different types of financial securities, and provide foundational microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts. We’ll attempt to understand how financial firms use different financial instruments to raise money and insure against events, and explore the principle of Time Value of Money.

About Rob Seidman

Rob is the Offering Manager for the IBM Financial Risk APIs, a first of a kind, cloud-native risk and investment management API ecosystem. Rob is a financial engineer, often referred to as a quant, who has experience with enterprise risk management software and financial data. Rob has worked on projects including synthetic credit trading, structured finance issuance, distressed debt strategies, and more recently, cognitive risk management.

About this series

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