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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
Summary
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
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thorp, Edward O
Dewey number
  • 332.6092
  • 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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thorp, Edward O
  • Investment advisors
  • Mathematicians
  • Gambling systems
  • Investments
  • Finance
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
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
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
Control code
ocn957414370
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xvi, 396 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400067961
Lccn
2016026545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0016400435
  • (OCoLC)957414370
Label
A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market, Edward O. Thorp
Publication
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
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
Control code
ocn957414370
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xvi, 396 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400067961
Lccn
2016026545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0016400435
  • (OCoLC)957414370

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