Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Name: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Esteemed professor designs a dynamic new blueprint to help organisations succeed and thrive in comprehensive business guide…

In a world where human organisations fail each day, Building Anti-Fragile Organisations: Risk, Opportunity and Governance in a Turbulent World by Professor Tony Bendell explores a powerful alternative framework for risk in the design and management of ... [Published The Bip - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Afghanistan: the worst case scenario

By tighte­ning grip over Centra­l Asia, Moscow will be able to blunt the instru­ment the West is hoping to use agains­t itThe writer is a former caretaker finance minister and served as vice-president at the World BankIt helps to develop the worst-case ... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Entities: Afghanistan, Pashtun, Moscow
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

"I Will Gladly Pay You Tuesday for a Hamburger Today"

MARKET COMMENTS“Deviating too far from consensus leaves one feeling potentially ostracized from the group, with the risk that one may be terminated.”-- Robert ShillerIn October of 2013, Robert Shiller won the Nobel Prize in economics for his research ... [Published Advisor Perspectives - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Why markets must crash

Markets crash all the time. You should, at minimum, expect stocks to fall at least 10 per cent once a year, 20 per cent once every few years, 30 per cent or more once or twice a decade, and 50 per cent or more once or twice during your lifetime. Those ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Private equity, an infection that is eating the world

In an amazing and terrifying essay called How to get beyond the parasite economy , Eric Garland describes how private equity infects industry after industry, sucking all productive capacity out of it through complex and fraudulent financial engineering, ... [Published Boing Boing - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About Billionaire George Soros

As the 27th richest person in the world (according to Forbes), George Soros is undoubtedly one of the greatest investors of all time. In fact, he may even be the greatest -- Nassim Taleb, citing Soros' success with a wide variety of different investment ... [Published Motley Fool - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Friday Ramble: Do I Believe in Cycles?

I was asked if I believe in the cycle stuff: The cycles of war, business cycles, investment cycles, etc.  My answer was: The more and more I look and study this world and investment stuff—the more and more I believe in the cycle stuff.  The seeming irrationality ... [Published HoweStreet.com - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Risk Expert: GMOs Could Destroy the Global Ecosystem

Risk analyst Nassim Nicholas Taleb predicted the 2008 financial crisis, by pointing out that commonly-used risk models were wrong.  Distinguished professor of risk engineering at New York University, author of best-sellers The Black Swan and Fooled by ... [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

GMOs could cause ‘irreversible termination of life’ on Earth, risk expert warns

When discussing the issues surrounding genetically modified organisms (GMOs) — that is, organisms bearing the genetic traits of other species or bacteria — the focus is typically on how safe (or unsafe) these novel, food-like products are for humans. ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Resilience in a Hotter World

Artwork: Julie Dodd, Paper Eggs, 2011, recycled magazine pages, 3" x 2.5" x 2.5" Wild weather is taking a toll on people and businesses around the globe.In late 2011 devastating floods struck Thailand, upending supply chains. With suppliers of critical ... [Published Harvard Business Review - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tracking track records

Given the recent unravelling of the US Federal Reserve Bank’s and Bank of England’s forwardguidance policies as a result of incorrect unemployment forecasts, Jens Vanbrabant, lead portfolio manager at ECM Asset Management (an independently operated credit ... [Published FTSE Global Markets - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 2 reports

GMOs will unleash global killer ‘ecocide’ across the planet, warns prominent scientist

A top scientist and “risk engineering” expert is now publicly warning that GMOs pose a dire, genuine threat to the continuation of life on Earth. Nassim Taleb, author of The Black Swan and Fooled by Randomness, says that GMOs have the potential to cause ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Mar 12 2014]

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Esteemed professor designs a dynamic new bluepr... [Published The Bip - 1 hour ago]
EI DuPont de Nemours & Co. Earnings: Will Its T... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - 18 hours ago]
McArdle’s Guide to Failing Well [Published American Conservative - Apr 14 2014]
Afghanistan: the worst case scenario [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Jeff Bezos’s Reading List [Published Value Walk - Apr 13 2014]
Gaim Monaco 2014 [Published Hedgefonder - Apr 11 2014]
What I know Chris Bassil [Published Duke University Chronicle - Apr 11 2014]
Maglan Capital Up 11% In Q1 2014 After 60% Retu... [Published Value Walk - Apr 10 2014]
"I Will Gladly Pay You Tuesday for a Hamburger ... [Published Advisor Perspectives - Apr 10 2014]
Decentralization – the best way to tackle corru... [Published Executive Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Why markets must crash [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Anticipatory supply chains [Published Deloitte University Press - Apr 08 2014]
From the Editor: Crocodile Chronicle [Published ChannelWorld India - Apr 07 2014]
What’s Ron Paul Reading? [Published LewRockwell.com - Apr 07 2014]
Debt: Red lines [Published The Lawyer - Apr 07 2014]
Hottest Links: Kahneman, Zweig, Marks, Baruch A... [Published Value Walk - Apr 06 2014]
Private equity, an infection that is eating the... [Published Boing Boing - Apr 04 2014]
The Rumsfeld Uncertainty Principle [Published Motherboard Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
How to Get Beyond Private Equity’s Parasite Eco... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 04 2014]
Friday Ramble: Do I Believe in Cycles? [Published BabyPips.com - Apr 04 2014]
The Zeitgeisters: Daniel Kahneman [Published Money Market UK - Apr 03 2014]
Hottest Links: Wey’s Threat, Greed-Proof Market... [Published Value Walk - Apr 03 2014]
The White Swan: How To Cope With The Impact of ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Apr 02 2014]
Why Causation Is (Often) Not Causation - The Re... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 31 2014]
5 Things You Might Not Have Known About Billion... [Published Motley Fool - Mar 30 2014]
5 Things You Might Not Have Known About Billion... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Mar 30 2014]
Friday Ramble: Do I Believe in Cycles? [Published HoweStreet.com - Mar 29 2014]
The Government Hack Trying to Squash Discussion... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 27 2014]
Concerned About Falling Dollar: What To Do? [Published Seeking Alpha - Mar 27 2014]
How I Narrowed Down The Location Of Malaysia Ai... [Published Fast Company - Mar 27 2014]
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Gaim Monaco 2014 [Published Hedgefonder - Apr 11 2014]
To celebrate 20 years as Europe’s leading hedge fund event, Gaim as you know it has changed. The formal agenda has been halved to make dedicated space on the schedule for One to One meetings. Bringing together inspirational thinkers At Gaim 2014 ...
Private equity, an infection that is eating the... [Published Boing Boing - Apr 04 2014]
In an amazing and terrifying essay called How to get beyond the parasite economy , Eric Garland describes how private equity infects industry after industry, sucking all productive capacity out of it through complex and fraudulent financial engineering, ...
How to Get Beyond Private Equity’s Parasite Eco... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 04 2014]
Reader Lance N pointed me to an article on private equity by Eric Garland, a trend maven. I must confess that I’m skeptical of that breed (too many of them rely on devising clever buzz phrases to describe leading edge conventional wisdom), but even people ...
The White Swan: How To Cope With The Impact of ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Apr 02 2014]
The White Swan: How To Cope With The Impact of the Dramatic Highly Improbable And Succeed Through Transformative and Integrative Risk Management! [BOOK] By © Copyright 2014 Mr. Andres Agostini (AA) ─ All Rights Reserved Worldwide ─ « www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini ...
The Government Hack Trying to Squash Discussion... [Published naked capitalism - Mar 27 2014]
Cross-posted from Washington’s Blog . Most people know that Cass Sunstein is a hack. He’s the guy largely responsible for ensuring that torture and spying have gone unpunished. And as Glenn Greenwald writes : Harvard Law Professor Cass Sunstein, ...
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