Capital Ideas: The Improbable Origins of Modern Wall Street
When the 1974 recession hit Wall Street, investment professionals desperately turned to academia to help regain the value of their clients' holdings. Bernstein shows how Wall Street finally embraced the advences wrought in academic seminars and technical journals tht ultimately transformed the art of investing.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BrianFannin - LibraryThing
Bernstein is the man. Not only a fond summary of the leading innovators of capital market theory, but also a sound defense of the need for capital markets. Makes me want to find some numbers and write a paper. If only I were bright enough to do so. Read full review
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The late Peter L. Bernstein's Against the Gods is the quintessential book on the phenomenon of risk. After several re-readings over the years it still stands up. That epic book prompted me to delve in ... Read full review
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