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2014–'15 All-America Student Analyst Competition: Long Alpha

< Student Analysts Win Big on Oil and Gas Plays Long AlphaLan Nguyen of Loyola University Chicago finishes in ninth place overall but is No. 1 in terms of long alpha, beating the Russell 3000 by 97 basis points. That's more than double the outperformance of the student who claims second place on this roster, Ayushia Ansari of Stetson University.Among students whose portfolios beat the Russell 3000 over the contest period, those who shorted stocks enjoyed far greater outperformance than those who did not. Shorting had a more modest impact on the portfolios that lagged the benchmark.
Daily BPS
197Lan NguyenLoyola University Chicago9
248Ayushia AnsariStetson University13
344Stephanie ChuiFairfield University32
440Michael BurgessGeorge Mason University79
540Zhuojun CaiFordham University114
639Zhimin HuangFordham University
738Hanchao LiFordham University296
835Brad RapkingXavier University112
935Anthony TorbaMolloy College237
1035Danny MahoneyOakland University178
1130Matthew K FeldmanBaruch College1
1229Nick DuranteXavier University173
1329James D. GuidoQuinnipiac University22
1427Dung Phuong VuUniversity of Texas at Dallas119
1527Brandon SturgeonXavier University117
1627Devin MestemakerXavier University120
1726Alice I CoganBaruch College27
1824Andrew HahnCanisius College4
1924Sahag KavlakianSuffolk University97
2023Xichen JinFordham University40