Books: Fun to read
"When Washington Shut Down Wall Street" unfolds like a mystery story. It traces Treasury Secretary William Gibbs McAdoo's triumph over a monetary crisis at the outbreak of World War I that threatened the United States with financial disaster.
Russian American writer and psychologist Konnikova explores the mathematically and psychologically rich world of high-stakes poker. A smart and subtle delight - highly recommended for fans of cards and brain-hacking alike.
This book is about Jim Simons, the legendary quant trader and founder of Renaissance Technologies, one of the most secretive and successful hedge funds of all time.