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Are Black Swans Really Harmful to Ordinary Investors?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Nassim Nicholas Taleb popularized the term Black Swan through his books and interviews. Taleb’s Black Swan Theory refers only to unexpected events of large magnitude and consequence and their dominant role in history. This short story explores whether or not Black Swan events are really important to ordinary Main Street investors versus Wall Street traders.
Epistle To A Sam Harris Nation: Debunking The Moral Landscape
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
'Epistle To A Sam Harris Nation: Debunking The Moral Landscape' takes on the ideas of Sam Harris using his own chosen tools (i.e.,reason and science). When those tools are turned back on his book, 'The Moral Landscape', his perspective is seen to be like an onion since after one peels away various layers of philosophy, reasoning, and science, there is nothing left at the heart of his worldview.
Behind Barres
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,850. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Talent means nothing without desire... The dance world takes center stage in this limited-time collection of three full-length novels by popular young adult authors. Includes: GIRL IN MOTION by Miriam Wenger-Landis CODENAME: DANCER by Amanda Brice THE QUEEN BEE OF BRIDGETON by Leslie DuBois
Advancing Strategic Thought Series: Defense Planning For National Security: Navigation Aids for the Mystery Tour, Black Swan Events, Clausewitz, Futurology, Strategic History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph finds that, although the past does not repeat itself in detail, there are profound persisting reasons why it is repeated approximately in the challenges and dangers that security communities must face.