Lent: Practice what you’d teach

Students simulate hedge fund investing

Students in most classes invest time in problem sets and papers. Students in Scott Bessent’s ’84 Branford College seminar invest millions of dollars in stocks and bonds. Bessent’s seminar, titled “Hedge Funds: History, Theory and Practice,” goes beyond simply formulas and reading, although it has both. Bessent’s 18 students will construct their own model hedge […]