The Wisdom of Finance

Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return

Recommended by Diane Coyle, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #22 in Insurance, Ranked #33 in Corporate Finance

"A fascinating new perspective on modern finance," --Oliver Hart, 2016 Nobel Laureate in Economics

"Lucid, witty and delightfully erudite...From the French revolution to film noir, from the history of probability to Jane Austen and The Simpsons, this is an astonishing intellectual feast." --Sebastian Mallaby, author of The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan

In 1688, essayist Josef de la Vega described finance as both “the fairest and most deceitful business . . . the noblest and the most infamous in the world, the finest and...

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Diane Coyle This is a slightly quirky book, which I really enjoyed reading. It’s about getting over some messages about financial markets using stories. (Source)

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