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The Resource A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market, Edward O. Thorp

A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market, Edward O. Thorp

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A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market
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A man for all markets
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from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market
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Edward O. Thorp
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eng
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Traces the author's experiences as a mathematics wizard, author, inventor, hedge-fund manager, and card-counter who revealed casino-beating strategies, invented the first wearable computer, and launched a Wall Street revolution
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Title
A man for all markets
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The incredible real-life story of the card-counting mathematics professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and helped start a revolution on Wall Street
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autobiography
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10548620
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 332
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HG4928.5.T54
LC item number
A3 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market
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from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market
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Edward O. Thorp
A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market, Edward O. Thorp
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A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market, Edward O. Thorp
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Loving to learn -- Science is my playground -- Physics and mathematics -- Las Vegas -- Conquering blackjack -- The day of the lamb -- Card counting for everyone -- Players versus casinos -- A computer that predicts roulette -- An edge at other gambling games -- Wall Street: the greatest casino on earth -- Bridge with Buffett -- Going into partnership -- Front-running the quantitative revolution -- Rise -- ... and fall -- Period of adjustment -- Swindles and hazards -- Buying low, selling high -- Backing the truck up to the banks -- One last puff -- Hedging one's bets -- How rich is rich? -- Compound growth: the eighth wonder of the world -- Beat most investors by indexing -- Can you beat the market? should you try? -- Asset allocation and wealth management -- Giving back -- Financial crises: lessons not learned -- Thoughts -- Epilogue
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ocn957414370
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition
Extent
xvi, 396 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400067961
Lccn
2016026545
Other physical details
illustrations
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(OCoLC)957414370

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