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

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In Fooled by Randomness, Taleb takes the reader on a fascinating journey through our perceptions of success, failure and luck. He takes the mathematics and psychology of probability and explains them with reference to the financial markets and life in general. Concepts such as survivorship bias, induction and our genetic lack of fitness for the modern world are laid before the reader in a highly entertaining and accessible narrative that sweeps across the trading rooms of New York and Chicago, passing along the way Solon ...

Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Change in the Markets and in Life 2001, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781587990717

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