Fooled By Randomness

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588367679
Size: 55.76 MB
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The other books in the series are The Black Swan, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes. “[Taleb is] Wall Street’s principal dissident. . . . [Fooled By Randomness] is to conventional Wall Street wisdom approximately what Martin ...

Incerto 4 Book Bundle

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812997697
Size: 57.60 MB
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THE BED OF PROCRUSTES “Taleb’s crystalline nuggets of thought stand alone like esoteric poems.”—Financial Times This collection of aphorisms and meditations expresses Taleb’s major ideas in ways you least expect.

Incerto

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
ISBN: 0399590455
Size: 56.11 MB
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THE BED OF PROCRUSTES "Taleb's crystalline nuggets of thought stand alone like esoteric poems."--Financial Times This collection of aphorisms and meditations expresses Taleb's major ideas in ways you least expect.

The Black Swan Second Edition

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780679604181
Size: 47.54 MB
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In this revelatory book, Taleb explains everything we know about what we don’t know, and this second edition features a new philosophical and empirical essay, “On Robustness and Fragility,” which offers tools to navigate and exploit a ...

Antifragile

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0679645276
Size: 29.57 MB
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The antifragile is beyond the resilient or robust. The resilient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets better and better. Furthermore, the antifragile is immune to prediction errors and protected from adverse events.

The Most Important Thing Illuminated

Author: Howard Marks
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023153079X
Size: 26.93 MB
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... the same thing: a great deal of the success of everything we do as investors
will be heavily influenced by the roll of the dice. PAUL JOHNSON: For me the
theme of this chapter is: Learn to be honest with yourself about your successes
and failures. Learn to recognize the role luck has played in all outcomes. Learn to
decide which outcomes came about because of skill and which because of luck.
Until one learns to identify the true source of success, one will be fooled by
randomness.

Knowledge And Power

Author: George Gilder
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
ISBN: 1621570282
Size: 67.89 MB
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To declare that the apparently chance oscillations of stock prices or of corporate
performance signify the unpredictability of results is truly to be fooled by
randomness. Claude Shannon was certainly not fooled by randomness.
Discussing the stock market in 1987, a portentous year for stocks that saw the
robotic runaway crash in October, Shannon said: We do study the graphs and the
charts. The bottom line is that the mathematics is not as important in my opinion
as the people and the ...

The Black Swan

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
ISBN: 9781846145650
Size: 76.57 MB
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What can Catherine the Great's lovers tell us about probability? Why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper? This book is all about Black Swans: the random events that underlie our lives, from bestsellers to world disasters.