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Chaos and Order in the Capital Markets

Chaos and Order in the Capital Markets - 96 edition

Chaos and Order in the Capital Markets - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780471139386

ISBN10: 0471139386

Chaos and Order in the Capital Markets by Edgar E. Peters - ISBN 9780471139386
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1996
International: No
Chaos and Order in the Capital Markets by Edgar E. Peters - ISBN 9780471139386

ISBN13: 9780471139386

ISBN10: 0471139386

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 96

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Summary

The latest developments in chaos theory--from an industry expert.

Chaos and Order in the Capital Markets was the first book to introduce and popularize chaos as it applies to finance. It has since become the classic source on the topic. This new edition is completely updated to include the latest ripples in chaos theory with new chapters that tie in today's hot innovations, such as fuzzy logic, neural nets and artificial intelligence.

Critical praise for Peters and the first edition of Chaos and Order in the Capital Markets: "The bible of market chaologists."--Business Week.

"Ed Peter's has written a first-class summary suitable for any investment professional or skilled investor."--Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities.

"It ranks among the most provocative financial books of the past few years. Reading this book will provide a generous payback for the time and mental energy expended."--Financial Analysts Journal.

This second edition of Chaos and Order in the Capital Markets brings the topic completely up-to-date with timely examples from today's markets and descriptions of the latest wave of technology, including genetic algorithms, wavelets, fuzzy logic, and complexity theory.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

THE NEW PARADIGM.

Introduction: Life Can Be So Complicated.
Random Walks and Efficient Markets.
The Failure of the Linear Paradigm.
Markets and Chaos: Chance and Necessity.

FRACTAL STRUCTURE IN THE CAPITAL MARKETS.

Introduction to Fractals.
The Fractal Dimension.
Fractal Time Series--Biased Random Walks.
R/S Analysis of the Capital Markets.
Fractal Statistics.
Fractals and Chaos.

NONLINEAR DYNAMICS.

Introduction to Nonlinear Dynamic Systems.
Dynamic Analysis of Time Series.
Dynamic Analysis of the Capital Markets.

LIVING WITH COMPLEXITY.

The Coherent Market Hypothesis.
Fractional Truth: Fuzzy Logic and Behavioral Finance.
Applying Chaos and Nonlinear Methods.
What Lies Ahead: Toward a More General Approach.
About the Diskette.

Appendices.
Bibliography.
Glossary.
Index.

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