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    • Pricing the Future

    • Finance, Physics, and the 300-Year Journey to the Black-Scholes Equation
    • By: George Szpiro
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 126
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      4 out of 5 stars 102
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    Financial economist George G. Szpiro here tells the fascinating stories of the pioneers of mathematical finance who conducted the search for the elusive options pricing formula. From the broker's assistant who published the first mathematical explanation of financial markets to Albert Einstein and other scientists, Pricing the Future retraces the historical and intellectual developments that ultimately led to the widespread use of mathematical models to drive investment strategies on Wall Street.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Petty details detract from the topic

    • By Philo on 04-08-12

    Regular price: $24.95