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Review Kolhatkar’s Black Edge: nside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street

Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street Sheelah Kolhatkar High brow business tell all gossip about the rise and (kinda) fall of one of the most successful hedge … Continue reading

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Review: Taleb’s Black Swan

The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: “On Robustness and Fragility” (Incerto) Nassim Nicolas Taleb The book every trader/i-banker/finance nerd had to read. The thesis of this is pretty much the same … Continue reading

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Review: Prins Other People’s Money

Other People’s Money: The Corporate Mugging of America Nomi Prins Often, left leaning books on finance are poorly informed. Not so with Prin’s awesome Other People’s Money. Prin is a former Goldman Sachs director turned think tank progressive and she … Continue reading

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Review: Poundstone’s Fortune’s Formula

Fortune’s Formula: The Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat the Casinos and Wall Street William Poundstone A book about the mathematical aspects of gambling, whether it be on Wall Street, or in the casino, this is a … Continue reading

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