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Hacking The Valley

Author : Andrew Medal
ISBN : 9781491899335
Genre : History
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Hacking the Valley by Andrew Medal highlights the major trends, prominent people and most disruptive companies from the tech sector during April 2011-2013. Reading the book will give you an in-depth, and insider knowledge of the strategies, tips, tricks and hacks that contributed to the success of the companies and people showcased during this time.

Automate This

Author : Christopher Steiner
ISBN : 9781101572153
Genre : Computers
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The rousing story of the last gasp of human agency and how today’s best and brightest minds are endeavoring to put an end to it. It used to be that to diagnose an illness, interpret legal documents, analyze foreign policy, or write a newspaper article you needed a human being with specific skills—and maybe an advanced degree or two. These days, high-level tasks are increasingly being handled by algorithms that can do precise work not only with speed but also with nuance. These “bots” started with human programming and logic, but now their reach extends beyond what their creators ever expected. In this fascinating, frightening book, Christopher Steiner tells the story of how algorithms took over—and shows why the “bot revolution” is about to spill into every aspect of our lives, often silently, without our knowledge. The May 2010 “Flash Crash” exposed Wall Street’s reliance on trading bots to the tune of a 998-point market drop and $1 trillion in vanished market value. But that was just the beginning. In Automate This, we meet bots that are driving cars, penning haiku, and writing music mistaken for Bach’s. They listen in on our customer service calls and figure out what Iran would do in the event of a nuclear standoff. There are algorithms that can pick out the most cohesive crew of astronauts for a space mission or identify the next Jeremy Lin. Some can even ingest statistics from baseball games and spit out pitch-perfect sports journalism indistinguishable from that produced by humans. The interaction of man and machine can make our lives easier. But what will the world look like when algorithms control our hospitals, our roads, our culture, and our national security? What hap­pens to businesses when we automate judgment and eliminate human instinct? And what role will be left for doctors, lawyers, writers, truck drivers, and many others? Who knows—maybe there’s a bot learning to do your job this minute.

Crapshoot Investing

Author : Jim McTague
ISBN : 9780132609722
Genre : Business & Economics
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In just the past few years, the equity markets have been transformed into a high-speed casino that’s a pure crapshoot: a white-knuckle rollercoaster ride that has left individual investors legitimately terrified of equities. The Flash Crash of May 6, 2010–when the DJIA plummeted 734 points in 17 minutes, and dozens of top companies traded as low as zero–was just a harbinger of disasters to come. In Crap Shoot Investing, Barron’s Washington Editor Jim McTague reveals the twin causes of this massive transformation: high-frequency traders using mathematical hocus pocus, and blundering regulators whose attempts to promote long-term investment have massively backfired. McTague takes you through the Flash Crash moment by moment, revealing what happened and how it happened. Next, he burrows “under the volcano” to uncover the titanic, uncontrolled forces now at work in equity markets, showing investors exactly what they’re jumping into when they buy and sell stock today. You’ll learn how new exchanges, desperate for cash, are attracting high-frequency traders at everyone else’s expense… how “dark pools” of hidden trades are tilting the playing field…how even small investors are promoting dangerous volatility. McTague explains why regulators continue to ignore the big picture as the markets accelerate towards chaos. Last but not least, he presents a rational strategy for investors who need to get ahead in markets that have become riskier than most casinos. "A valuable read for anyone considering investing in equity markets." Reprinted with permission from CHOICE, copyright by the American Library Association.

Financial Hacking

Author : Philip Maymin
ISBN : 9789814440660
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book teaches financial engineering in an innovative way: by providing tools and a point of view to quickly and easily solve real front-office problems. Projects and simulations are not just exercises in this book, but its heart and soul. You will not only learn how to do state-of-the-art simulations and build exotic derivatives valuation models, you will also learn how to quickly make reasonable inferences based on incomplete information. This book will give you the expertise to make significant progress in understanding brand new derivatives given only a preliminary term sheet, thus making you extraordinarily valuable to banks, brokerage houses, trading floors, and hedge funds. Financial Hacking is not about long, detailed mathematical proofs or brief summaries of conventional financial theories; it is about engineering specific, useable answers to imprecise but important questions. It is an essential book both for students and for practitioners of financial engineering. MBAs in finance learn case-method and standard finance mainly by talking. Mathematical finance students learn the elegance and beauty of formulas mainly by manipulating symbols. But financial engineers need to learn how to build useful tools, and the best way to do that is to actually build them in a test environment, with only hypothetical profits or losses at stake. That's what this book does. It is like a trading desk sandbox that prepares graduate students or others looking to move closer to trading operations. Foreword Foreword (309 KB) Sample Chapter(s) Chapter 6: Puzzles and Bugs (269 KB) Chapter 9: The Best Trade in the World? (93 KB) Request Inspection Copy


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ISBN : UOM:39015049127924
Genre : Risk management
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Sequential Machine Learning

Author : Ben Gimpert
ISBN : 1449340725
Genre : Computers
File Size : 49. 38 MB
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Sequential Machine Learning demonstrates the concepts of machine learning with big data modeling examples for email spam detection, tweet topic modeling, and algorithmic trading, while shying away from too much theory. This book will guide hackers and devops people to a practical understanding of the mathematics and jargon of sequential machine learning. You'll focus on Vowpal Wabbit, a powerful open source project for sequential machine learning with a serious learning curve. The payoff for this learning curve is important, since sequential models can be trained on the largest data sets around, such as the click stream of web banner advertisements, stock market ticks, or the Twitter firehose.

Investors Chronicle Vol 160 2032

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ISBN : UCLA:L0098880305
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Futures Otc World

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924088576289
Genre : Futures market
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Directory Of Registered Investment Advisors

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ISBN : IND:30000121857746
Genre : Investment advisors
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The Martindale Hubbell Law Directory

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105060758872
Genre : Court calendars
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