Nelson Yu, CFA

Nelson Yu, CFA

CIO—Investment Sciences and Insights

24 Years at AB
28 Years of experience

Nelson Yu is CIO of Investment Sciences and Insights, which brings together resources in data science, quantitative research, corporate access, risk and execution to deliver differentiated insights to AB’s equity investment platform. He has more than 20 years of experience generating investment success in global equity markets by joining fundamental research with rigorous quantitative methods. Yu joined the firm in 1997 as a programmer and analyst, and served as head of equities quantitative research from 2014 until 2021. He was previously a supervising consultant at Grant Thornton. Yu holds a BSE in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

Remastering Volatility: Reducing Noise in Equity Allocations
Combining Big Data and a Human Touch for Equity Insights
Safety Stocks: Mind the Debt
The Passive Investing Pandora’s Box
Smoothing the Ride in European Equities
Beyond Face Value in European Equities
Passive or Active Equities: Why Choose Just One?
New Paths to More Consistent Equity Alpha
Is Active Share Losing Its Luster?
Maintaining Conviction in Stormy Markets
Conviction Adds Clarity in Complex Markets
Sharpening Conviction in Equity Allocations
Five Ways to Tackle Risk in Emerging Equities

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