The Long and the Short of It: The Quant Shorting Advantage
Advantages of short selling and why quantitative strategies are best able to capitalize on them.
Stacie L. Mintz, CFA, is a Managing Director and Head of Quantitative Equity for PGIM Quantitative Solutions. She leads the portfolio managers on the Quantitative Equity team and is responsible for enhancements to the Quantitative Equity models and portfolio analytic tools. Prior to her current role, she served as the Head of Equity Portfolio Management for PGIM Quantitative Solutions. Stacie has over two decades of portfolio management experience, focusing on long-only and long-short equity investing for more than 15 years at PGIM. Prior to that, she managed strategic and tactical asset allocation for several institutional and retail funds at PGIM. During that time, she was also responsible for managing the overall asset allocation for the Prudential Pension Plan. She earned a BA in economics from Rutgers University and an MBA in finance from the New York University Stern School of Business.