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Brenda Jubin is an independent trader and investor with an academic and business background. She taught philosophy at Yale and was dean of Morse College, one of Yale's twelve undergraduate residential colleges. She then founded Brevis Press, a company specializing in academic press book ... more

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Book Review: The Laws Of Trading, By Augustin Lebron
The Laws of Trading is, to my mind, essential reading for traders who want not only to survive but to flourish.
Book Review: Way Of The Trader, By Ian Murphy
Murphy’s book has value both for the beginning trader and the more experienced trader with a day-one mindset. As a bonus, it’s fun to read.
Book Review: The Sceptical Investor, By John Stepek
Stepek does not recommend always doing the opposite of what the market is doing since the market often gets things right, which is why he prefers the term “skeptical” to “contrarian.”
Book Review: The Blockchain Revolution - A Tale Of Insanity And Anarchy
The Blockchain Revolution, by Andrew Updegrove, is not only a good read as a thriller. It’s also a thoroughly enjoyable way to learn more about blockchain systems and cryptocurrency.
Book Review: Tailored Wealth Management
The author, Niall J. Gannon, is a financial advisor for high net worth individuals and families. And yet Tailored Wealth Management: Exploring the Cause and Effect of Financial Success is applicable to all investors, at any stage of their lives.
Book Review: Zuboff, The Age Of Surveillance Capitalism
Shoshana Zuboff has the rare ability to take a subject that has been beaten to death and offer a fresh, provocative take. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power is such a work.
Book Review: Ochoa-Brillembourg, Delivering Alpha
Delivering Alpha: Lessons from 30 Years of Outperforming Investment Benchmarks is written for “any finance professional who wants to know how to add sustainable value to globally diversified institutional portfolios.”
Book Review: Furr Et Al., Leading Transformation
Companies frequently have to reinvent themselves, a task neglected because of comfort with the familiar and fear of the unknown and because management simply doesn’t know how to go about envisaging a different trajectory, let alone implementing it.
Crosby, The Behavioral Investor Book Review
Daniel Crosby has written a sweeping account of the impediments that human beings have to overcome to become successful investors. He also points investors to a “third way” of investing, distinct from both the passive and the active approaches.
Book Review: Volcker, Keeping At It
Paul A. Volcker has had a long, distinguished career, which he recalls in Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government and best known for his role as the Fed chairman who shepherded the economy through a period of high inflation.
Book Review: D’Aveni, The Pan-Industrial Revolution
Richard D’Aveni has set forth a bold hypothesis. As 3-D printing or, more generally, additive manufacturing becomes increasingly sophisticated, manufacturing will be transformed and pan-industrial companies will come to dominate the world economy.
Iqbal On Volatility
In Volatility: Practical Options Theory Adam Iqbal sets himself the goal of providing “an intuitive, as well as technical, understanding of both the basic and advanced ideas in options theory."
Tulchinsky, The UnRules
In this book, Tulchinsky weaves a captivating personal account of what it takes for an immigrant to succeed in the world of quantitative finance and how data analytics are changing our future, and not only our financial future.
Book Review: Marks, Mastering The Market Cycle
Howard Marks, cochairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management and author of The Most Important Thing, expands on one of his twenty “most important things” in Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side.
Book Review: Agrawal Et Al., Prediction Machines
The thesis of Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence is that, as things now stand, AI is becoming an ever cheaper community that lowers the cost of prediction and will change how businesses operate.
Book Review: Faber, The Best Investment Writing, Vol. 2
If you didn’t read the first volume of Meb Faber’s The Best Investment Writing (and you should have and of course still can), you’re got another crack at learning from a lot of smart folks who collectively manage hundreds of billions of dollars.
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