5 Best Trading Books of 2018

While working in my garden, over the fence, here is a conversation uttered by the nice neighbours who live over our back fence: “Well… what do you think they do?” “It’s either got to be drugs, or they’ve worked out a scam.” “What… like a welfare scam?” “Yeah… ‘cos they’re always home or going to…

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A Real-Life Trader Talks About “The Big Short”

What surprised you the most in the movie’s portrayal of the impending financial collapse?  It was surprising to me that some people, portrayed by Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale and others, actually got to the bottom of some of those mortgage products—figuring out that they were being fundamentally mispriced—when so many others didn’t. We had…

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The Physics Of Wall Street

I have just finished wading through The Physics of Wall Street by James Owen Weatherall which tracks the impact of quantitative traders on both finance at large and Wall street in particular. As the title suggests it concentrates most on physicists who have made the leap into finance and with them have brought their impressive…

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