Results 21-30 of 37

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

A pretty good book certainly worth reading as an introduction to a topic whose literature would be far too complex for the beginner or dilettante. Did I really learn anything useful? Not much I can ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Anton - Goodreads

I had high expectations, but somehow the book didn't jive with me. Too much rambling to get to a simple point Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Joel Justiss - Goodreads

Bernstein, an economic investment consultant, discusses the various aspects of risk, beginning with the foundations of probability and proceeding through decision theory to conclude with explanations ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Brian Pinnock - Goodreads

Good read worth the time. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Graham - Goodreads

A sprint through the history of probability and risk- from riddles to dice games to insurance and derivatives. Lots of interesting anecdotes and a bottom-up outline of the meaning and mechanics of modern risk management. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

This book was recommended by an investment advisor named John Maudlin. It is a history of risk management, or more basically the history of exchanging risk for money. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Bill - Goodreads

I enjoyed the distant historical parts, less the newer - the last third of book did nothing for me. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Allen - Goodreads

Deals with the history of statistics and mathematics and their contributions to how we measure the likelihood of events today. Easy and fun reading for the layman. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - James - Goodreads

Dry but informative. Risk management is all about gambling, it always was and always will be. Truth be told risk has virtually nothing to do with your future and everything to do with your perception ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Blake - Goodreads

This is the nerdiest book I have ever read. Coming from me, that says a lot! Basically, it is the history of risk and how risk is measured. A lot of the book is devoted to the development of ... Read full review


User ratings

5 stars
48
4 stars
70
3 stars
40
2 stars
12
1 star
7