The money formula : dodgy finance, pseudo science, and how mathematicians took over the markets
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Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2017.
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Shirlington - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
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xvi, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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English
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9781119358619, 1119358612

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Machine generated contents note: Contents Acknowledgements ix About the Authors xi Introduction xiii Chapter 1 Early Models 1 Chapter 2 Going Random 15 Chapter 3 Risk Management 35 Chapter 4 Market Makers 61 Chapter 5 Deriving Derivatives 83 Chapter 6 What Quants Do 109 Chapter 7 The Rewrite 135 Chapter 8 No Laws, Only Toys 149 Chapter 9 How to Abuse the System 169 Chapter 10 Systemic Threat 189 Epilogue: Keep it Simple 207 Bibliography 227 Index 237.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-235) and index.
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"The book is divided into two main parts. The first dips into the history of quantitative finance and explains its key principles, the second is about the quantitative finance industry today and how it is evolving. Finally, the book will conclude with what should happen, what needs to happen, to prevent future financial disaster"--,Provided by publisher.

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Wilmott, P., & Orrell, D. (2017). The money formula: dodgy finance, pseudo science, and how mathematicians took over the markets . John Wiley & Sons, Ltd..

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Wilmott, Paul and David, Orrell. 2017. The Money Formula: Dodgy Finance, Pseudo Science, and How Mathematicians Took Over the Markets. Chichester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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Wilmott, Paul and David, Orrell. The Money Formula: Dodgy Finance, Pseudo Science, and How Mathematicians Took Over the Markets Chichester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2017.

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Wilmott, Paul,, and David Orrell. The Money Formula: Dodgy Finance, Pseudo Science, and How Mathematicians Took Over the Markets John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2017.

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