Results 91-100 of 144

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  - Alec - Goodreads

A very clear and entertaining exposition on the history of risk and risk management. Combining probability, statistics, economics, and finance full of thorough historical research, Bernstein touches ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Craig J. - Goodreads

Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. Bernstein (1998) 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  - 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  - Thomas Magbee - Goodreads

"It is the supreme law of Unreason. Whenever a large sample of chaotic elements are taken in hand...an unsuspected and most beautiful form of regularity proves to have been latent all along." Francis ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Charles - Goodreads

What I learned from this book...my remedial-level math skills are alive and well. One of those books you will always be referring back to in later years. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

Mr. Bernsein is a great story teller. He traces the history of the views on risk from the old Greek views of predestiation and fate, through the development of probability and the modern day risk management practices. 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

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


User ratings

5 stars
45
4 stars
67
3 stars
40
2 stars
14
1 star
6