Why Aren't They Shouting?: A Banker's Tale of Change, Computers and Perpetual Crisis

Why Aren't They Shouting?: A Banker's Tale of Change, Computers and Perpetual Crisis

by Kevin Rodgers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847941534
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication date: 10/01/2017
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Kevin Rodgers was a trader with Merrill Lynch before joining another U.S. bank, Bankers Trust. From there he went on to work as a managing director of Deutsche Bank for 15 years and latterly as global head of foreign exchange.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Preface x

Part 1 Reduced to the Absurd - Automating FX 1

Chapter 1 The Strange Extinction of Mickey the Broker 3

Chapter 2 Whales Don't Eat Elephants 29

Chapter 3 Code Wars in the Kingdom of Microseconds 56

Part 2 Creating the Crisis 85

Chapter 4 Making Mayhem with Monte Carlo 87

Chapter 5 Don't Mention the VaR 115

Chapter 6 Bigger Than Iceland 144

Part 3 Making and Mending 177

Chapter 7 Ethics and the Panopticon 179

Chapter 8 Das Ende! Das Ende! 200

Appendix 1 Euromoney FX Survey - Market Shares 1996-2015 237

Appendix 2 A Timeline of Events Mentioned in the Text 253

Notes 255

Glossary 269

Index 285

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