Coverart for item
The Resource A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market, Edward O. Thorp

A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market, Edward O. Thorp

Label
A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market
Title
A man for all markets
Title remainder
from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market
Statement of responsibility
Edward O. Thorp
Title variation
From Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the author's experiences as a mathematics wizard, author, inventor, hedge-fund manager, and card-counter who revealed casino-beating strategies, invented the first wearable computer, and launched a Wall Street revolution
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thorp, Edward O
Dewey number
  • 332.6092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HG4928.5.T54
LC item number
A3 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thorp, Edward O
  • Thorp, Edward O
  • Investment advisors
  • Mathematicians
  • Gambling systems
  • Investments
  • Finance
  • Finance
  • Gambling systems
  • Investment advisors
  • Investments
  • Mathematicians
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance / Investing
  • GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Gambling / General
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance / General
  • United States
Label
A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market, Edward O. Thorp
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Loving to learn -- Science is my playground -- Physics and mathematics -- Las Vegas -- Conquering blackjack -- The day of the lamb -- Card counting for everyone -- Players versus casinos -- A computer that predicts roulette -- An edge at other gambling games -- Wall Street: the greatest casino on earth -- Bridge with Buffett -- Going into partnership -- Front-running the quantitative revolution -- Rise -- ... and fall -- Period of adjustment -- Swindles and hazards -- Buying low, selling high -- Backing the truck up to the banks -- One last puff -- Hedging one's bets -- How rich is rich? -- Compound growth: the eighth wonder of the world -- Beat most investors by indexing -- Can you beat the market? should you try? -- Asset allocation and wealth management -- Giving back -- Financial crises: lessons not learned -- Thoughts -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn970022015
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812998740
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
46D41130-0A21-4369-B123-B8074692938C
Label
A man for all markets : from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market, Edward O. Thorp
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Loving to learn -- Science is my playground -- Physics and mathematics -- Las Vegas -- Conquering blackjack -- The day of the lamb -- Card counting for everyone -- Players versus casinos -- A computer that predicts roulette -- An edge at other gambling games -- Wall Street: the greatest casino on earth -- Bridge with Buffett -- Going into partnership -- Front-running the quantitative revolution -- Rise -- ... and fall -- Period of adjustment -- Swindles and hazards -- Buying low, selling high -- Backing the truck up to the banks -- One last puff -- Hedging one's bets -- How rich is rich? -- Compound growth: the eighth wonder of the world -- Beat most investors by indexing -- Can you beat the market? should you try? -- Asset allocation and wealth management -- Giving back -- Financial crises: lessons not learned -- Thoughts -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn970022015
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812998740
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
46D41130-0A21-4369-B123-B8074692938C

Library Locations

  • Central LibraryBorrow it
    200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Evansville, IN, 47713, US
    37.971461 -87.565988
  • East BranchBorrow it
    840 E Chandler Ave., Evansville, IN, 47713, US
    37.965908 -87.550480
  • McCollough BranchBorrow it
    5115 Washington Ave., Evansville, IN, 47715, US
    37.961977 -87.488508
  • North Park BranchBorrow it
    960 Koehler Dr., Evansville, IN, 47710, US
    38.026947 -87.577202
  • Oaklyn BranchBorrow it
    3001 Oaklyn Dr., Evansville, IN, 47711, US
    38.010718 -87.511553
  • Red Bank BranchBorrow it
    120 S Red Bank Rd., Evansville, IN, 47712, US
    37.977988 -87.636409
  • Stringtown BranchBorrow it
    2100 Stringtown Rd., Evansville, IN, 47711, US
    37.996832 -87.555245
  • West BranchBorrow it
    2000 W Franklin St., Evansville, IN, 47712, US
    37.979875 -87.594773