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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Caleb - Goodreads

Recommended to me after I read Nassim Taleb's "Black Swan," this is a history of the concept of risk. Bernstein is (was?) an investment analyst and this book is well researched but lacks compelling ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Tim Clouse - Goodreads

Excellent non-technical introduction to risk analysis. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Ross T - Goodreads

A great read. I cannot say that I agree with the way ideas are presented, Bernstein believes in a "grand avenue" thesis of ideas where they are waiting to be 'discovered'. This is akin to drawing two ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Lise Andreana - Goodreads

must read for all who worry about their investments and wonder how to manage risk Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Kathryn Peterson - Goodreads

Good, interesting read. My only complaint is that it wasn't a stand alone book for me. I spent a lot of time doing side reading on the Internet to clarify concepts or to get more info. Nevertheless if you are willing to put the time and effort in, it's a worthwhile book. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - John Gonzalez - Goodreads

Peter Bernstein writes about math and finance with such ease that you almost forget he's covering complicated foundational concepts. Some of the material here has been covered in other historical ... 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  - Bobby Thym - Goodreads

One of the best books on finance and risk management I've ever read! Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Amber - Goodreads

Some interesting stuff in here on the history of risk management, but overall this is an exceptionally dry book, and this coming from someone who reads a ton of non-fiction. Took me several months to ... 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


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