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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

Label
A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market
Title
A man for all markets
Title remainder
from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market
Statement of responsibility
Edward O. Thorp
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thorp, Edward O
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thorp, Edward O
  • Finance
  • Gambling systems
  • Investment advisors
  • Investments
  • Mathematicians
Target audience
general
Label
A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market, Edward O. Thorp
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Loving to learn
  • Giving back
  • Financial crises: lessons not learned
  • Thoughts
  • Epilogue
  • Science is my playground
  • Physics and mathematics
  • Las Vegas
  • Conquering blackjack
  • The day of the lamb
  • Card counting for everyone
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 396 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400067961
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016026545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • pr01202598
  • (CaOWLBI)pr01202598
  • 307238
Label
A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market, Edward O. Thorp
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Loving to learn
  • Giving back
  • Financial crises: lessons not learned
  • Thoughts
  • Epilogue
  • Science is my playground
  • Physics and mathematics
  • Las Vegas
  • Conquering blackjack
  • The day of the lamb
  • Card counting for everyone
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 396 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400067961
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016026545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • pr01202598
  • (CaOWLBI)pr01202598
  • 307238

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