A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market

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A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market

…Interestingly enough, most of what mathematician Paulos writes about here is the psychology of the market and what he learned about himself psychologically as he rode the stallion down, down deep into the valley of despair. Yes, there is some interesting and instructive math included, but how refreshing it is to read a professional academic chronicle his experience while being up-front and personal about the emotional, random, and psychological traps that often guided his decisions. It takes a certain amount of confidence to write a book like this, and it helps a lot to be able to laugh at yourself…

Publisher: Basic Books (May, 2003)
Language: English
ISBN: 0465054803

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