A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market

A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market

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by John Allen Paulos
     
 


From America's liveliest writer on mathematics, a witty and insightful book on the stock market and the irrepressibility of our dreams of wealthSee more details below

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From America's liveliest writer on mathematics, a witty and insightful book on the stock market and the irrepressibility of our dreams of wealth

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465054817
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
05/03/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
905,770
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Anticipating Others' Anticipations1
2Fear, Greed, and Cognitive Illusions13
3Trends, Crowds, and Waves37
4Chance and Efficient Markets57
5Value Investing and Fundamental Analysis85
6Options, Risk, and Volatility117
7Diversifying Stock Portfolios141
8Connectedness and Chaotic Price Movements163
9From Paradox to Complexity187
Bibliography203
Index205

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