Fooled by randomness: the hidden role of chance in life and in the markets


Fooled by randomness (2005, Random House Trade Paperbacks)

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Published Dec 14th 2005 by Random House Trade Paperbacks.

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"[Taleb is] Wall Street's principal dissident. . . . [Fooled By Randomness] is to conventional Wall Street wisdom approximately what Martin Luther's ninety-nine theses were to the Catholic Church."--Malcolm Gladwell, The New YorkerFinally in paperback, the word-of-mouth sensation that will change the way you think about the markets and the world.This book is about luck: more precisely how we perceive …

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  • Investments
  • Chance
  • Random variables