Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in the Markets and in Life [1sted.]1587990717, 9781587990717

Author : Nassim Nicholas Taleb
"""Description:This book is about luck - or more precisely how we perceive and deal with luck in business and life. Set against the backdrop of the most conspicuous forum in which luck is mistaken for skill - the world of trading - Fooled by Randomness is a captivating insight into one of the least understood factors in all our lives. Writing in an entertaining and narrative style, the author succeeds in tackling and explaining three major intellectual issues: the problem of induction, the survivorship biases, and our genetic unfitness to the modern world.The book is populated with an array of characters, some of whom have grasped, in their own way, the significance of chance: Yogi Berra, the baseball legend
Categories: Business Management: Project Management
Year :2001
Publisher : W. W. Norton
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 110
File Info : pdf 9 Mb