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    • The Physics of Wall Street

    • A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable
    • By: James Owen Weatherall
    • Narrated by: Kaleo Griffith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 368
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 328
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 326

    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. While many of the mathematicians and software engineers on Wall Street failed when their abstractions turned ugly in practice, a special breed of physicists has a much deeper history of revolutionizing finance.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating alternate view of the stock market

    • By CLR on 04-23-13

    Regular price: $27.99