A Mathematician Plays the Market

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Allen Lane, 2003 - Business & Economics - 216 pages
Can a renowned mathematician successfully outwit the stock market? Not when his biggest investment is WorldCom. This text tells the story of how John Allen Paulos gambled - and lost - in his calamitous attempts to make a fortune on the stock market. Throughout his adventures in the marketplace, Paulos manages to shed light on its paradoxes and puzzles - how random is it? How do you assess risk?

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