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Ed Thorp: A Man For All Markets

21st March 2017 Paul 0

The book we’ve been waiting for, the full story of Ed Thorp’s career in mathematics, science, gambling, and finance. An inspiration for us mortals. From Amazon: The incredible true story of the card-counting mathematics professor […]

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Mark Carney To Join Strictly Come Dancing

12th October 2016 Paul 0

Will Young leaving “Strictly Come Dancing” early has left a vacancy. We can report that Mark Carney is in line to be his replacement. The clues were all there. Was Mervyn King ever seen at a […]

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At Last: Education, Education, Education

12th September 2016 Paul 0

Theresa May wants to bring back grammar schools. According to one poll 60% of the British public agree with this idea. If I’d been asked I would have been one of them. This idea, incidentally, […]

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“Algo My Way, You Go Your Way”

7th September 2016 Paul 0

My upcoming talk at the Quant Insights conference, 14th October, London, will be “Algo My Way, You Go Your Way – Four Decades in Business.” More details about this conference can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/quant-insights-conference-tickets-26514482531. Four […]

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All Mod Cons

10th July 2016 Paul 0

For the UK and wilmott.com it’s that once-in-a-generation moment. A new bathroom? No! While Mark Carney performs his fine balancing act of talking down the UK in order not to lose face while not actually causing too much harm […]

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A Proper Analysis Of The EU Referendum Polls

22nd June 2016 Paul 0

I’ve been following the polling with obsessive interest. And finding the analysis somewhat feeble. I’m going to very quickly address the topic of polls of polls, then present my own analysis. This referendum is significantly […]

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