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'Sometimes you do not truly observe something until you study it in reverse,' writes Karim Issar upon arrival to New York City from Qatar in 1999. Fluent in numbers, logic, and business jargon, yet often baffled by human connection, the young financial wizard soon creates a computer program named 'Kapitoil' that predicts oil futures and reaps record profits for his company. At first an introspective loner adrift in New York's social scenes, he anchors himself to his legendary boss Derek Schrub and to Rebecca, a sensitive, ...

Kapitoil 2010, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061873218

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Kapitoil 2010, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780715638941