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The Devil's Derivatives: The Untold Story of the Slick Traders and Hapless ...

Nicholas Dunbar - Business & Economics - 2013 - 304 pages
A compelling narrative on what went wrong with our financial system—and who’s to blame. From an award-winning journalist who has been covering the industry for more than a ...
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The Rise of the Quants: Marschak, Sharpe, Black, Scholes and Merton

C. Read - Business & Economics - 2012 - 195 pages
The third book in the Great Minds in Finance series examines the pricing of securities and the risk/reward trade off through the legends, contribution, and legacies of Jacob ...
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Derivatives The Wild Beast of Finance: A Path to Effective Globalisation

Alfred Steinherr - Business & Economics - 2000 - 332 pages
When it first published in spring 1998, Derivatives: The Wild Beast of Finance made bold predictions and recommendations for the future of global finance. Alfred Steinherr ...
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The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly ...

Scott Patterson - Business & Economics - 2011 - 337 pages
Documents the contributions of a team of young math geniuses who applied Vegas strategies to Wall Street and set in motion widespread market collapses.
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An Engine, Not a Camera: How Financial Models Shape Markets

Donald Mackenzie - Technology & Engineering - 2008 - 392 pages
In An Engine, Not a Camera, Donald MacKenzie argues that the emergence of modern economic theories of finance affected financial markets in fundamental ways. These new, Nobel ...
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Modern risk management: a history

Peter Field - Business & Economics - 2003 - 611 pages
Uniting the most eminent names within the risk industry, this commemorative title chronicles the major historical developments within the derivatives industry whilst presenting ...
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