A Mathematician Plays the Market

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Penguin, 2004 - Business enterprises - 208 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.

About the author (2004)

John Allen Paulos is Professor of Mathematics at Temple University and Adjunct Professor of Journalism at Columbia University. He is also an author and public speaker. His writings include Innumeracy and A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper. 'John Allen Paulos is the maths teacher I found twenty-five years too late' Sean French, Independent

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