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  • Praise for “Nerds On Wall Street”
  • “Leinweber isn’t half as crazy as people said! He foresaw the profound change that wired technology would bring to markets (robots trading millions of shares in six milliseconds). Now he nails the Stupid Financial Engineering Tricks that dumped the markets, and offers his patented, sound insights on how the nerds will help bring us back.” […]

  • Part 4 – Nerds Gone Wild – Wired Markets in Distress
  • Financial Nerds Gone Wild – Global Markets in Distress The original plan for this book stopped after the three parts that you’ve just read. These parts are about how markets became machines, and about using more machines to pick stocks and trade them electronically, bringing in an assortment of nifty ideas from finance and computer […]

  • Chapter 12 – Shooting the Moon – Stupid Financial Technology Tricks
  • Stupid Financial Technology Tricks and Global Economic Collapse Like many others from the stock side of greater Wall Street, I felt blindsided by the events of 2008. “Blindsided” is actually a gross understatement; I felt like the guy who comes home and finds the neighbors were running a meth lab that has exploded and flattened […]

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  • >>>>>> READ MORE HERE < <<<<<< PostsCategory: computational financeOverview of "Nerds on Wall Street"Contents of "Nerds on Wall Street"Introduction to Nerds on Wall StreetPart 1 – Wired MarketsPart 2 – Alpha as LifePart 3 – Artificial Intelligence and Intelligence AmplificationPart 4 – Nerds Gone Wild – Wired Markets in DistressCategory: Nerds on Wall StreetPraise for […]

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  • David Leinweber is a Haas Fellow in Finance at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, and founding Director of the Center for Innovative Financial Technology at Berkeley. He is the founder of two pioneering financial technology firms and successfully managed multibillion-dollar institutional portfolios for many years. Dr. Leinweber has consulted, published, and lectured […]