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Quant funds in trouble this time. Any insights into what went wrong?

DATE POSTED:August 18, 2019
First, we hear about trend-followers doing badly. Then, value investors. Now, the nerdy quants. All these happening in one of the longest bull markets in U.S history. As a retail investor, I look up to these hedge fund managers and like to read books and watch videos about them. I sincerely think they are smarter than me, hence I actively hear them out when they give interviews.

AQR is known to be one of the top quant funds. The Equity Market Neutral fund is down 6.9% year to date 2019. Did...

Quant funds in trouble this time. Any insights into what went wrong?