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The Physics Of Wall Street

Pub Date : 2013-01-08 | Author : James Owen Weatherall | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547618296
ISBN 13 : 0547618298

After the economic meltdown of 2008, Warren Buffett famously warned, “beware of geeks bearing formulas.” But as James Weatherall demonstrates, not all geeks are created equal. ..


The Physics Of Wall Street

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : James Owen Weatherall | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547317274
ISBN 13 : 0547317271

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 misunderstandin..


Void

Pub Date : 2016-11-22 | Author : James Owen Weatherall | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300224498
ISBN 13 : 0300224494

The rising star author of The Physics of Wall Street explores why “nothing” may hold the key to the next era of theoretical physics James Owen Weatherall’s previous book, The..


The Physics Of Finance

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : James Owen Weatherall | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1780720874
ISBN 13 : 9781780720876

"He takes us on a lively journey from fin-de-siècle Paris to Rat Pack-era Las Vegas, from wartime government labs to Yippie communes, showing how some of the finest scientific min..


Storm In A Teacup The Physics Of Everyday Life

Pub Date : 2017-01-10 | Author : Helen Czerski | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393248975
ISBN 13 : 0393248976

A physicist explains daily phenomena from the mundane to the magisterial. Take a look up at the stars on a clear night and you get a sense that the universe is vast and untouchable..


My Life As A Quant

Pub Date : 2012-06-12 | Author : Emanuel Derman | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118428887
ISBN 13 : 1118428889

In My Life as a Quant, Emanuel Derman relives his exciting journey as one of the first high-energy particle physicists to migrate to Wall Street. Page by page, Derman details his a..


The Quants

Pub Date : 2010-02-02 | Author : Scott Patterson | Publisher : Crown Business

ISBN 10 : 9780307453396
ISBN 13 : 0307453391

“Beware of geeks bearing formulas.” --Warren Buffett In March of 2006, the world’s richest men sipped champagne in an opulent New York hotel. They were preparing to compete i..