Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Why are we so often unwilling to accept that life is unpredictable? In this book, the author distils his idiosyncratic wisdom to demolish our illusions, contrasting the classical values of...
In an age of global uncertainty it has become increasingly difficult to work out what exactly should be done next. In Risk Intelligence, Dylan Evan outlines a powerful form of...
Emanuel Derman was a quantitative analyst (Quant) at Goldman Sachs, one of the financial engineers whose mathematical models became crucial for Wall Street.
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Stelvio Cimato; Ching-Nung Yang
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