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Author Weatherall, James Owen.

Title The physics of Wall Street : a brief history of predicting the unpredictable / James Owen Weatherall.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  332.632 WEA    DUE 12-22-19
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  332.632 WEA    AVAILABLE
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Description xviii, 286 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [250]-268) and index.
Contents Primordial seeds -- Swimming upstream -- From coastlines to cotton prices -- Beating the dealer -- Physics hits the street -- The prediction company -- Tyranny of the dragon king -- A new manhattan project.
Summary A Harvard scholar argues that mathematical models can provide solutions to current economic challenges, explaining that the economic meltdown of 2008 was based on a misunderstanding of scientific models rather than on the models themselves.
Subject Securities.
Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN 9780547317274
0547317271
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