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The book has really nice, interesting reading about all these giants in the quant world.
The reading and pace is very good for a book about financial matters and the author tells a very entertaining narrative.
Another fundamental problem with this book was the arbitrariness of Patterson's use of the label "quant."
I borrowed many books from the library and had 21 days to read them. Although the expiration date was further away, I kept coming back to this one. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Amazon Customer
This is an interesting story, a good read, and provides some insight into what has been happening on Wall Street and to America. Read morePublished 29 days ago by B. Volkert
This book is a must read for anyone who has a 401 K, retirement fund, or other investments in Wall Street financial institutions---and, that includes most of us. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kenneth V. Jack
Well written book about an area of Wall Street that few understand. Patterson did a great job of providing details about the rise and fall of the individual quants and their... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Anthony Alfero
A deeper dive into the new Wall Street.
A must read for anybody curious about markets and their current state.
Great book. I recommend it. Gives info about how the large traders caused the 2007 market melt down. Get alpha.Published 3 months ago by rosie hessemer
Time first time you encounter a reference comparing Wall Street to the world's largest casino, you get a good chuckle. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ilya Grigorik
Really enjoyed this book. It certainly sheds some light in the troubles of 2007 and 2008. The Amin take away (for me) from the book was this: when you take away one way to make... Read morePublished 3 months ago by D. Hodory
I use to work at Citadel during the financial crisis. It was fascinating to read how close they came to blowing up.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer