Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Name: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Nassim Taleb And Josh Barro Went At It On Twitter And Things Got Unpleasant

The New York Times' Josh Barro and author  Nassim Taleb got into a Twitter spat on Thursday.The topic: GMOs.And like too many fights on Twitter, things took an ugly personal turn.It began when Taleb took issue with this Josh Barro tweet from Wednesday: ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Avoid these two myths posing as career advice

Hard work isn’t all, and following your heart may well end in tearsCHOOSE a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life,” Confucius is thought to have said. It’s a rousing thought. But like numerous other seductive one-liners posing ... [Published City A.M. - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

How To Game A Rigged Market

Authored by Charles Gave via Evergreen Gavekal ,Markets are on alert in a week that could see more great insights from the gods of central banking on high. Investors seem a little spooked with the MSCI emerging markets index off 4% in the last eight trading ... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Swedroe: Looking Under The Annuity Hood

One of the investment products I’m often asked to comment on is an equity-indexed annuity. Interest in them has been fueled not only by the desire of the people selling them to earn large commissions, but also by investors who are increasingly seeking ... [Published Index Universe.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Why every successful business person seeks disruption, not comfort

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” — Friedrich NietzscheI just finished reading a great book that is quite deep and insightful. It is “Antifragile” by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. In this profound tome, Taleb makes a strong case for the benefits ... [Published Triad Business Journal - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

V S Naipaul to attend Jaipur Lit Fest

JAIPUR: The Jaipur Literature Festival has announced its first line up which includes 77 authors who will be participating in the eighth edition scheduled to be held on January 21-25, 2015 at Diggi Palace, Jaipur.The star attraction this year is Nobel ... [Published Times of India - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

28 Productivity Secrets Of Exceptionally Productive People

Find what motivates you to get more done.Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling "The Obstacle Is the Way" (a really great book) and ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Swedroe: Don’t Invest Without Discipline

A well-thought-out financial plan is necessary for successful investing, but even the greatest plan won't bear fruit if an investor doesn't have the discipline required to stay the course, rebalancing and tax-loss-harvesting as needed.Unfortunately, even ... [Published Index Universe.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Ruin is forever: Why GMOs should be banned on the basis of the precautionary principle

GMOs pose systemic risks to ecologies and human health, writes the statistician, former derivatives trader, and risk expert Nassim Nicholas TalebThe precautionary principle should be used to prescribe severe limits on GMOs, writes Nassim Nicholas Taleb, ... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Nassim Taleb, The Precautionary Principle, and GMOs

Nassim Taleb is a serious scholar of risk assessment, especially in the world of economics. So when he and two co-authors published a paper on the precautionary principle as it applies to genetically modified organisms it is worth taking seriously. ... [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Nassim Taleb and colleagues speculate about catastrophic ruin from GMOs but fail to examine their own assumptions against evidence

CLAIM: In nature no individual variation represents a large share of the sum of the variations. Natural boundaries prevent cascading effects from propagating globally. Cited evidence: Nil. Un-cited Counter-evidence: Influenza outbreaks and viruses ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The funny thing about risk

by. Anthony DemangoneRisk is a funny fellow. He’s hard to nail down. And just when you think you’ve spotted him, he ducks down and reappears elsewhere.I’m sure many of you have seen the following “meme.”I doubt there will ever be a horror flick based ... [Published Credit Union Insight - Aug 22 2014]

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Nassim Taleb And Josh Barro Went At It On Twitt... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 18 2014]
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Nassim Taleb And Josh Barro Went At It On Twitt... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 18 2014]
Avoid these two myths posing as career advice [Published City A.M. - Sep 18 2014]
How To Game A Rigged Market [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 17 2014]
How To Game A Rigged Market [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 17 2014]
Karl Popper – Against authorities [Published Austrian Economics Center - Sep 17 2014]
Swedroe: Looking Under The Annuity Hood [Published Index Universe.com - Sep 17 2014]
The Education of a Value Investor: Part 1: The ... [Published Value Walk - Sep 15 2014]
Why every successful business person seeks disr... [Published Triad Business Journal - Sep 11 2014]
How Aadhaar linkage can destroy banks [Published Money Life - Sep 11 2014]
V S Naipaul to attend Jaipur Lit Fest [Published Times of India - Sep 11 2014]
Sir V.S.Naipaul, Hanif Kureishi, Eleanor Catto... [Published Asian Age - Sep 10 2014]
Jaipur litfest in January, 77 authors in first ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 10 2014]
28 Productivity Secrets Of Exceptionally Produc... [Published Business Insider - Sep 10 2014]
V.S. Naipaul, Eleanor Catton to attend Jaipur l... [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 10 2014]
V.S. Naipaul, Elanor Catton Set to Attend JLF 2015 [Published Outlook India - Sep 10 2014]
Swedroe: Don’t Invest Without Discipline [Published Index Universe.com - Sep 08 2014]
The more uncertain we are, the more careful we ... [Published Resilience - Sep 07 2014]
Weekend Edition – Risky Business [Published Dividend.com - Sep 07 2014]
Performance Nonsense: Why Past Performance Is A... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 07 2014]
Daily catch-up: radicalisation, self-employment... [Published The Independent - Sep 05 2014]
Failure, innovation and mission success [Published Santa Maria Times - Sep 05 2014]
Healthcare Consolidation and Black Swans [Published Quality Digest - Sep 05 2014]
The Secret Club That Runs the World: A Review [Published Value Walk - Sep 04 2014]
Lawyering major projects: nine techniques to ke... [Published Lexology - Sep 04 2014]
TRADING INSIDER: Understanding ‘Black Swan’ Eve... [Published Business Insider Australia - Sep 04 2014]
The Next ‘Black Swan’ Event: A Cyberattack? [Published Infosec Island - Sep 03 2014]
Ruin is forever: Why GMOs should be banned on t... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 01 2014]
Estimating Risks and Resolving Paradoxes [Published Asian Scientist - Sep 01 2014]
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Nassim Taleb And Josh Barro Went At It On Twitt... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 18 2014]
The New York Times' Josh Barro and the author  Nassim Taleb got into a Twitter spat on Thursday. The topic: GMOs. And like too many fights on Twitter, things took an ugly personal turn. It began when Taleb took issue with this Josh Barro tweet from ...
How To Game A Rigged Market [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 17 2014]
Authored by Charles Gave via Evergreen Gavekal , Markets are on alert in a week that could see more great insights from the gods of central banking on high. Investors seem a little spooked with the MSCI emerging markets index off 4% in the last ...
Nassim Taleb, The Precautionary Principle, and ... [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Aug 25 2014]
Nassim Taleb is a serious scholar of risk assessment, especially in the world of economics. So when he and two co-authors published a paper on the precautionary principle as it applies to genetically modified organisms it is worth taking seriously. ...
Nassim Taleb and colleagues speculate about cat... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
CLAIM: In nature no individual variation represents a large share of the sum of the variations. Natural boundaries prevent cascading effects from propagating globally. Cited evidence: Nil. Un-cited Counter-evidence: Influenza outbreaks and viruses ...
Dragon-King or Black Swan: Can We Predict the N... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 18 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Financial crises always seem to come out of nowhere. Despite the best guesses of economists, it seems that every few decades another one turns every prediction on its head. How could there possibly be a way of predicting the unpredictable? ...
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