As D. E. Shaw's assets continue to swell, gaining an
astonishing 50% in just the first seven months of this year to
hit $17.1 billion, investors have been keenly focused on the
quantitative firm's performance - and whether founder David E.
Shaw can continue his winning streak.
So far, the answer seems to be yes. In a market that has
been tough on a lot of strategies, particularly arbitrage and