By Matthew Kerkhoff
Not too many people remember the second week of August, 2007, but for others, that week will be forever etched in their minds. And in many ways, it should be etched in yours as well.
During that infamous week, we witnessed an event that would later come to be known as the 2007 Quant Meltdown. While the events that unfolded took place in a relatively small pocket of the financial market, their effects would have consequences for all investors.