The Resource The man who solved the market : how Jim Simons launched the quaint revolution, Gregory Zuckerman., (ebook)

The man who solved the market : how Jim Simons launched the quaint revolution, Gregory Zuckerman., (ebook)

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The man who solved the market : how Jim Simons launched the quaint revolution
Title
The man who solved the market
Title remainder
how Jim Simons launched the quaint revolution
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Gregory Zuckerman.
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eng
Summary
Bestselling author and veteran Wall Street Journal reporter Gregory Zuckerman answers the question investors have been asking for decades: How did Jim Simons do it' Jim Simons is the greatest money maker in modern financial history. His track record bests those of legendary investors including Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch, Ray Dalio, and George Soros. Yet Simons and his strategies are shrouded in mystery. Wall Street insiders have long craved a view into Simons's singular mind, as well as the definitive account of how his secretive hedge fund, Renaissance Technologies, came to dominate financial markets. Bestselling author and Wall Street Journal reporter Gregory Zuckerman delivers the goods. After a legendary career as a mathematician at MIT and Harvard, and a stint breaking Soviet code for the U.S. government, Simons set out to conquer financial markets with a radical approach. He hired mathematicians, physicists, and computer scientists, most of whom knew little about finance. Experts scoffed as Simons built Renaissance Technologies from a dreary Long Island strip mall. He amassed piles of data and developed algorithms to hunt for deeply hidden patterns in the numbers-patterns that reveal rules governing all markets. Simons and his colleagues became some of the richest individuals in the world and their data-driven approach launched a quantitative revolution on Wall Street. They also anticipated dramatic shifts in society. Eventually, governments, sports teams, hospitals, and businesses in almost every industry embraced Simons's methods. Simons and his team used their newfound wealth to upend society. Simons has become a major influence in scientific research, education, and politics, while senior executive Robert Mercer is more responsible than anyone else for Donald Trump's victorious presidential campaign. The Renaissance team's models didn't prepare executives for the ensuing backlash. The Man Who Solved the Market is the dramatic story of how Jim Simons and a group of unlikely mathematicians remade Wall Street and transformed the world
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contains biographical information
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Zuckerman, Gregory
Dewey number
332.6092
Index
index present
LC call number
HG172.S56
LC item number
Z83 2019eb
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Simons, Jim
  • Capitalists and financiers
  • Investments
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The man who solved the market : how Jim Simons launched the quaint revolution, Gregory Zuckerman., (ebook)
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-343) and index
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online resource
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1 online resource (xx, 359 pages)
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online
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9780735217997
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43889551-DA41-4D5C-B093-471D75E5D14A
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  • on1126569133
  • (OCoLC)1126569133
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The man who solved the market : how Jim Simons launched the quaint revolution, Gregory Zuckerman., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-343) and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 359 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735217997
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
43889551-DA41-4D5C-B093-471D75E5D14A
System control number
  • on1126569133
  • (OCoLC)1126569133

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