The physics of Wall Street
- April 10, 2013
- Jim Weatherall, logic & philosophy of science assistant professor, is interviewed by ABC Darwin April 10, 2013
From ABC Darwin:
Throughout the history of stock markets around the world, share traders have been looking for a magic formula to predict and understand the movement of the stockmarket. Mathematical models have been used to predict this in the past and overreliance on them has led to problems, as Physicist James Owen Weatherall from the University of California, Irvine, has written about in his book The Physics of Wall Street.
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