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Emanuel Derman relives his exciting journey as one of the first high-energy particle physicists to migrate to Wall Street. Page by page, Derman details his adventures in this field-analyzing the incompatible personas of traders and quants, and discussing the dissimilar nature of knowledge in physics and finance. Throughout this tale, he also reflects on the appropriate way to apply the refined methods of physics to the hurly-burly world of markets. 4 Stars Physicists on Wall Street When he was a student, moving from South Africa to Columbia, Emanuel Derman became deeply attracted to particle physics and general relativity, ...
October 2005) “…tells wonderful stories of trying to bring higher mathematics to the Goldman Sachs equity-derivatives trading desk.” ( Grant’s Interest Rate Observer , Dec. 17, 2004) Not many Wall Street veterans could write: “Visiting clients in Madrid, I dropped into the Thyssen museum, where I stumbled across several [Arthur] Dove paintings . . . in The Hague, too, after a Euronext options conference, I saw early Mondrian paintings of lilies that were influenced by [Rudolf] Steiner”. There are few “gentlemen bankers” left ... Read More
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