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    • The Calm Before the Storm

    • Why Volatility Signals Stability and Vice Versa
    • By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Gregory F. Treverton
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    Instead of trying to predict "Black Swan" events such as coups or crises, forecasters should look at how political systems handle disorder. The best indicator of a country's future trajectory is not a lengthy past stability, but recent moderate volatility.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fine Taleb, but repeats some themes in other books

    • By Philo on 03-23-15

    Regular price: $1.95