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The Anti-Quant

Andrew Redleaf’s Whitebox Advisors is out to show pension funds that quantitative investing is not as productive as it claims to be.

By Irwin Speizer       Andrew Redleaf: Wants to prove most academic finance wrong (Photographs by Darin Back)When the mortgage securities craze was in full throttle in 2007, Andrew Redleaf of Minneapolis-based Whitebox Advisors was among the handful of hedge fund managers who shorted the securities — and cleaned up when

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