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Applied Portfolio Management & Brick-Whitcomb Prize

Whitcomb Center for Research in Financial Services

Applied Portfolio Management

The Whitcomb Center for Research in Financial Services sponsors Applied Portfolio Management, a capstone MBA elective for students concentrating in Finance. Participants are expected to conduct financial analysis of assigned industrial sectors and provide a professional report of individual stock recommendations.

Brick-Whitcomb Prize

Each year, the class instructor, John Longo of Cyborg Capital Management and Rutgers University, provides an award of $1,000 for the best student project. The award is named in honor of Professor Ivan E. Brick, co-director of the Whitcomb Center, and David K. Whitcomb, chairman of Automated Trading Desk and Professor Emeritus of the Rutgers Business.

Student Recipients

The recipients of the Brick-Whitcomb Prize are listed below. Their reports are available for download in PDF format.