The Misbehavior

The Misbehavior of Markets

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Review The Misbehavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence  by BENOIT MANDELBROT and RICHARD HUDSON Description Regarded as the Father of Fractal Geometry, Benoit Mandelbrot is a math genius who integrated his discovery into the financial sector that gave the world a new lens to view the financial industry. The (Mis) Behavior of Markets is a testament to …

Buffettology

Buffettology

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Review Buffettology: The Previously Unexplained Techniques That Have Made Warren Buffett The Worlds by MARY BUFFETT Description Sure there are laudable and famous names in the investing industry, but nothing will come close to Warren Buffett. His name equates to wealth and success as his legacy in the field of investment remains unbeatable. As many aspire to follow Buffett’s footsteps, …

Kelly Capital Growth Invesment Griterion

Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion

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Review Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion: Theory and Practice  by LEONARD MACLEAN, EDWARD THORP, and WILLIAM ZIEMBA Description A modern take on a classic concept, Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion gives a fresh presentation of fortune’s formula. It contains significant papers with a critical view of the Kelly criterion. The integration of theory and practice feature adds value to the …

Calculated Bets

Calculated Bets

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Review Calculated Bets: Computers, Gambling, and Mathematical Modeling to Win by STEVEN S. SKIENA Description This book follows the story of how Steven Skiena predicted the results of jai-alai matches by using computer simulations and mathematical modeling techniques. After predicting the outcome, he bet on them and maximized his initial stake by up to 500% in only one year. Skiena …

The Research Driven

The Research Driven Investor

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Review The Research Driven Investor: How to Use Information, Data and Analysis for Investment Success by TIMOTHY HAYES Description The high volatility innate in market structure contributes to the taxing and complicated experience that the majority of investors face. To minimize the difficulty that investors commonly encounter, The Research Driven Investor provides straightforward and clear examples of different investment frameworks. …

Manias Panics

Manias, Panics, and Crashes

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Review Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises  by CHARLES KINDLEBERGER Description Charles Kindleberger takes on financial crises and gives a historical account of its beginning and continued existence in the modern age. In this book, the volatility of the financial markets is exploited to identify patterns and tendencies as Kindleberger intricately probes on financial crises. Unearth unknown …