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The Resource The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it, Scott Patterson

The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it, Scott Patterson

Label
The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it
Title
The quants
Title remainder
how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it
Statement of responsibility
Scott Patterson
Title variation
How a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A gripping narrative of brilliance and hubris, "The Quants" follows the rise of 1950s-era math geniuses let loose on Wall Street--who then set in motion ever widening market catastrophes
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HG4928.5
LC item number
.P38 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it, Scott Patterson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
All in -- The Godfather : Ed Thorp -- Beat the market -- The volatility smile -- Four of a kind -- The Wolf -- The money grid -- Living the dream -- "I keep my fingers crossed for the future" -- The August factor -- The doomsday clock -- A flaw -- The devil's work -- Dark pools
Control code
419797257
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 337 pages
Isbn
9780307453372
Lccn
2009028511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)419797257
Label
The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it, Scott Patterson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
All in -- The Godfather : Ed Thorp -- Beat the market -- The volatility smile -- Four of a kind -- The Wolf -- The money grid -- Living the dream -- "I keep my fingers crossed for the future" -- The August factor -- The doomsday clock -- A flaw -- The devil's work -- Dark pools
Control code
419797257
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 337 pages
Isbn
9780307453372
Lccn
2009028511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)419797257

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