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
Title variation
From Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market
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
  • plates
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
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
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
Dimensions
25 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
  • ocn957414370
  • (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
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
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
Dimensions
25 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
  • ocn957414370
  • (OCoLC)957414370

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