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Fooled by Randomness : Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

Fooled by Randomness : Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets - 2nd edition

Fooled by Randomness : Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9781587991905

ISBN10: 158799190X

Fooled by Randomness : Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb - ISBN 9781587991905
Edition: 2ND 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Texere, LLC
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Fooled by Randomness : Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb - ISBN 9781587991905

ISBN13: 9781587991905

ISBN10: 158799190X

Edition: 2ND 04
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
Chapter Summaries
Prologue
Mosques in the Clouds

Part I: Solon's Warning - Skewness, Asymmetry

Introduction
One: If you're so rich why aren't you so smart?
Two: A Bizarre Accounting Method
Three: A Mathematical Meditation on History
Four: Randomness, Nonsense, and the Scientific Intellectual
Five: Survival of the Least Fit - Can Evolution Be Fooled by Randomness?
Six: Skewness and Asymmetry
Seven: The Problem of Induction

Part II: Monkeys on Typewriters - Survivorship and Other Biases

Eight: Too Many Millionaires Next Door
Nine: It is Easier to Buy and Sell Than Fry an Egg
Ten: Loser Takes All - On the Nonlinearities of Life
Eleven: Randomness and Our Brain: We Are Probability Blind

Part III: Wax In My Ears - Living With Randomitis

Twelve: Gamblers' Ticks and Pigeons in a Box
Thirteen: Carnedes Comes to Rome: On Probability and Skepticism
Fourteen: Bacchus Abandons Antony

Epilogue: Solon Told You So
References
Acknowledgments for the First Edition
Index
About the Author
Colophonx

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