Nerds on Wall Street: Math, Machines and Wired Markets

Nerds on Wall Street: Math, Machines and Wired Markets

by David J . Leinweber (Author), TheodoreR.Aronson (Foreword)


An intriguing look at how technology is changing financial markets, from an innovator on the frontlines of this revolution Nerds on Wall Street tells the tale of the ongoing technological transformation of the world's financial markets. The impact of technology on investing is profound, and author David Leinweber provides readers with an overview of where we were just a few short years ago, and where we are going. Being a successful investor today and tomorrow--individual or institutional--involves more than stock picking, asset allocation, or market timing: it involves technology. And Leinweber helps readers go beyond the numbers to see exactly how this technology has become more responsible for managing modern markets. In essence, the financial game has changed and will continue to change due entirely to technology. The new "players," human or otherwise, offer investors opportunities and dangers. With this intriguing and entertaining book, Leinweber shows where technology on Wall Street has been, what it has meant, and how it will impact the markets of tomorrow.



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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 353
Edition: 1
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Published: 16 Jun 2009

ISBN 10: 0471369462
ISBN 13: 9780471369462