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In My Life as a Quant, Emanuel Derman relives his exciting journey as one of the first high-energy particle physicists to migrate to Wall Street. Derman details his adventures in this field - analyzing the incompatible personas of traders and quants, and discussing the dissimilar nature of knowledge in physics and finance. Throughout this tale, he also reflects on the appropriate way to apply the refined methods of physics to the hurly-burly world of markets.

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©2004 Emanuel Derman (P)2010 Tantor Audio

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  • Jaikumar Menon
  • 08-11-2020

Great read

Helped me understand the worlds of academia and investment banking. Some good lessons. Great narration.

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