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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Barry Behrstock - Goodreads

My first introduction to the story of risk and still worth the read Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Comprehensive look at what Risk is, and has been throughout history. How it has been conceived, measured and managed. Historical parts were generally very interesting, but some of the readings got a ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Wes Devauld - Goodreads

Against the Gods is a fun exploration of the history of mathematics and risk management that brings us to the current decade. The author has a very easy going style and presents what otherwise could ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Vincent Chough - Goodreads

Really enjoyed this one. History, science, math and markets all bundled up in an attractive interpretation of why, how and who takes risks. This is a must read for any investor. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

The first two- thirds (up until Black and Scholes) were quite interesting. Then I felt like it wrapped up too quickly, and it would be better if it had been updated with information after the 2008 crisis. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Rosalía - Goodreads

Do you like a Fibonacci sequence? How about history – the history of math? If you'd like to discover when and how the number zero came into our history, where the name algebra comes from, or why ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Nick - Goodreads

So far, this book is a big bowl of awesome sauce. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Juan Mestre - Goodreads

A good perspective on how investment and industrial development is tight to the development of statitics and risk analysis Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Steven Peterson - Goodreads

This is a literate examination of the history of "risk." It explores what we mean by risk, why ancients did not address the concept, how the concept came about, who the early leaders in thinking risk were, and so on. A fine volume on the subject. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - John - Goodreads

an investment classic. bernstein was one of the great market commentators of the 20th century and this book is a tremendous (and tremendously readable) history of how market analysis and the ... Read full review


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