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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Don't read this book unless you are a professional investment adviser or regularly read investment books for fun in your spare time. If you happen to meet those criteria, this book will help answer ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Micah Neely - Goodreads

Most people won't get it since they have a small child's understanding of anything remotely quantitative. That said, it's probably not for someone who has no exposure to stats or finance. Sometimes ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Craig - Goodreads

This was a pretty good book, and it made a valiant attempt to thread the needle between being a book for math/ stats geeks and normal humans, but I am not sure it made it. I suspect the non-geeks ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Bill - Goodreads

I enjoyed the distant historical parts, less the newer - the last third of book did nothing for me. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Bill - Goodreads

I enjoyed the distant historical parts, less the newer - the last third of book did nothing for me. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Whether you understand probability or not, read this book. It's exciting math history. Seriously. There's gambling too. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Whether you understand probability or not, read this book. It's exciting math history. Seriously. There's gambling too. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Charlie Brummitt - Goodreads

The early history of risk, such as people at Lloyd's coffeeshop in London underwriting trips to the New World, was interesting. The second half of the book was more familiar to me, and it was not the best treatment of these topics in probability, chaos, mathematical finance. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Goodreads

The early history of risk, such as people at Lloyd's coffeeshop in London underwriting trips to the New World, was interesting. The second half of the book was more familiar to me, and it was not the best treatment of these topics in probability, chaos, mathematical finance. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Charlie Brummitt - Goodreads

The early history of risk, such as people at Lloyd's coffeeshop in London underwriting trips to the New World, was interesting. The second half of the book was more familiar to me, and it was not the best treatment of these topics in probability, chaos, mathematical finance. Read full review


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