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The Resource The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it, Scott Patterson

The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it, Scott Patterson

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The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it
Title
The quants
Title remainder
how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it
Statement of responsibility
Scott Patterson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A gripping narrative of brilliance and hubris, "The Quants" follows the rise of 1950s-era math geniuses let loose on Wall Street--who then set in motion ever widening market catastrophes
Summary
Documents the contributions of a team of young math geniuses who applied Vegas strategies to Wall Street and set in motion widespread market collapses
Biography type
contains biographical information
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362702
Cataloging source
DLC
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1969-
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Patterson, Scott
Dewey number
332.64092/273
Index
index present
LC call number
HG4928.5
LC item number
.P38 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Quantitative analysts
  • Investment advisors
  • Stockbrokers
  • Investments
  • Finance
Target audience
adult
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how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it
Label
The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it, Scott Patterson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn419797257
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 337 p.
Isbn
9780307453372
Lccn
2009028511
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)419797257
Label
The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it, Scott Patterson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn419797257
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 337 p.
Isbn
9780307453372
Lccn
2009028511
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)419797257

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