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Latest Book Review

stone, brad - the everything store

When Brad Stone asked Jeff Bezos about the idea of writing a book on Amazon, Bezos found it premature as a lot of history was still to be created. Observing the events after the publication in 2013 one can understand why. The company and its founder are one of the biggest success stories of the 21st century and many books are yet to be written about...

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Latest Guest Contribution

author interview: jake taylor

Jake Taylor is the CEO of Farnam Street Investments, the host of the author interview series Five Good Questions, creator of the world’s first hikecast, and was an adjunct professor at UC Davis’s Graduate School of Management for several years. The Rebel Allocator is Jake’s first literary effort. He lives in Folsom, California with his wife and two boys ....

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Latest Blog Post

the liquidity of a plasma market

Focus on the Abnormal: In a classic 1999 paper called A Framework for Understanding Market Crisis financial risk manager Richard Bookstaber argued that we are analyzing financial risk in the wrong way. Financial risk models often remove the most extreme statistical outliers to create mathematically tidy and statistically convenient representations....

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