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The Future of Finance: The LSE Report

May 4, 2011 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

What is the financial system for? What is the future of finance? The LSE Report is published
This book presents a novel approach to the reform of the world’s financial system, starting with the basic question, what is a financial system for? It shows that the existing system has become far more complicated than it needs to be to discharge its functions – and dangerously unstable into the bargain. It proposes some drastic remedies. The Future of Finance: The LSE Report is...

Video - Carol Alexander talks Market Risk Analysis

April 18, 2011 by Wiley Finance Books   Comments (0)

In these 4 videos, Carol Alexander talks about her new series of books, Market Risk Analysis Vols 1-4.

Volume 1: Quantitative Methods in Finance
Volume 2: Practical Financial Econometrics
Volume 3: Modelling Financial Instruments
Volume 4: Value at Risk Models

Volume 1: Quantitative Methods in Finance

Market Risk Analysis: Quantitative Methods in Finance, Volume 1
Quantitative Methods in Finance covers the essential mathematical and financial background for...

Nassim Taleb on Knowledge@Wharton

April 17, 2011 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

Here at MoneyScience we have a lot of time for Nassim Taleb, who reminds me of when I was young and had a succession of slightly crazy philosophy professors, who - no doubt - would have had a few things to say abouut Taleb themselves:

Nassim Taleb is a literary essayist, hedge fund manager, derivatives trader and professor of risk engineering at The Polytechnic Institute of New York University. But he is best known these days as the author of The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly...