Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Name: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Wisdom for another summer

It always feels like summer on Saipan, which makes the “summer reading season” seem like a hollow phrase. But still, it doesn’t get more summer than July. Summertime is traditionally vacation time, and vacation time is a chance to catch up on some reading. ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Will a Financial Plan Keep Me From Running Out of Money?

“Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets,” by Nassim Nicholas Taleb highlights the common ways the human mind interferes with clear decision-making. He asserts that luck plays a larger role in our lives than we realize. ... [Published Nasdaq - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Dumbest Mistake Investors Can Make

Dear Diary,There are thousands…millions… gazillions of dots in the universe. Today, we connect two of them.First, let us note that so Zen-like and calm ar e investors that the worries of Thursday — triggered by the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight ... [Published Daily Reckoning Australia - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

‘Antifragile,’ not just resilient

The good news is that Albay province, which has chronically stood on the path of countless devastating typhoons, registered zero casualty after Typhoon “Glenda.”  The bad news is that in adjacent Quezon, Batangas, Laguna, and Cavite, 54 people lay dead ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Famed W-St bonuses could go the Dodo way

It is shameful. And part of what we're going to need is for the folks on Wall Street who are asking for help to show some restraint, and show some discipline, andshow some sense of responsibility— President Barrack ObamaThe Wall Street bonus, considered ... [Published Pune Mirror - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rupert Murdoch and The Dumbest Chart in the World

Yesterday morning, we learned of Rupert Murdoch’s bid for Time Warner for as much as $85 dollar a share, or more than $75 billion. Soon after, the annotated chart below showing the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index began circulating on trading desks and websites, ... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

EL-ERIAN: Investors Shouldn't Trust Economists' Predictions

The 24-hour news cycle means investors are constantly subjected to a lot of noise. And that often comes in the way of various predictions by economists. But Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor to Allianz and former CEO and Co-CIO at PIMCO, writes ... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

This his how Nassim Taleb responded to my criticisms

Nassim N. Taleb ‏@nntaleb 1m@asadabukhalil Arab yourself. I am Lebanese, that is Syrian/Levantine not Arab and not interested in being one . ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

The Most Shocking Result in World Cup History

The Soccer Power Index (SPI) match-predictor (which uses a poisson distribution to estimate the range of possible scores) gave Germany only a 0.022 percent probability (about one chance in 4,500) of scoring seven or more goals. Likewise, SPI gave ... [Published Strategy and Competitive Intelligence | Scoop.it - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Skill vs. Luck: Why process matters when outcomes are based mostly on luck

The topic of luck has always fascinated me. In particular, I find it interesting that people don’t seem to want to explain outcomes as being influenced (heavily) by luck even though we all know that luck plays a big role in outcomes in business, investing, ... [Published Olson's Observations - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

A French riposte to Google’s dominance

From a failed brasserie to trading alongside Nassim Taleb and an Axel Springer-backed search engine: the eclectic career of Jean-Manuel Rozan ... [Published FT.com - Companies, Europe - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

What is the new normal for utilities?

It is sometimes the case that several factors—often unforeseen and only obvious in hindsight—work together to create tipping points that spark fundamental change in an industry or society at large. Is this what we are seeing right now in retail energ ... [Published Accenture - Jun 25 2014]

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Wisdom for another summer [Published Saipan Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
Will a Financial Plan Keep Me From Running Out ... [Published Nasdaq - Jul 23 2014]
Crash Tests, Clairvoyants And Risk Managers [Published Financial Advisor Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
The Dumbest Mistake Investors Can Make [Published Daily Reckoning Australia - Jul 22 2014]
Do we get fat because we eat too much? Some thi... [Published The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D. - Jul 22 2014]
Warren Buffett: How to Avoid Ruining a Decade's... [Published Motley Fool - Jul 21 2014]
[tt] Observer: Why the internet of things could... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 21 2014]
‘Antifragile,’ not just resilient [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 19 2014]
Famed W-St bonuses could go the Dodo way [Published Pune Mirror - Jul 19 2014]
How To Be A Better Investor: What To Read [Published Forbes.com - Jul 17 2014]
Dumbest Chart Ever Ends Bull Market [Published Bloomberg View - Jul 17 2014]
Rupert Murdoch and The Dumbest Chart in the World [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jul 17 2014]
EL-ERIAN: Investors Shouldn't Trust Economists'... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 15 2014]
This his how Nassim Taleb responded to my criti... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Jul 15 2014]
Nassim Taleb [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Jul 15 2014]
Peripheral Vision: Climate Change and Global De... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 15 2014]
How The Stock Market Is Like A Pile Of Sand [Published Business Insider - Jul 14 2014]
How To Engineer Your Own Luck [Published Business Insider - Jul 14 2014]
Money Monday: Goldilocks and the Black Swan [Published Everything Zoomer - Jul 14 2014]
The ‘documentary big bang’ in nuclear weapon sc... [Published Washington Post - Jul 11 2014]
The Most Shocking Result in World Cup History [Published Strategy and Competitive Intelligence | Scoop.it - Jul 09 2014]
Skill vs. Luck: Why process matters when outcom... [Published Olson's Observations - Jul 09 2014]
A French riposte to Google’s dominance [Published FT.com - Companies, Europe - Jul 08 2014]
A French riposte to Google’s dominance [Published FT.com - IT - Jul 08 2014]
Why elections are good for your investments [Published Money Week - Jul 07 2014]
Riding high, with one eye on the ‘What If?’ [Published Fortune - Jul 07 2014]
Data plentiful, but analysis lacking [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Jul 05 2014]
Antifragile: How to live in a world we don’t un... [Published Leader.co.za - Jul 04 2014]
Book Review: No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jun 30 2014]
I Walk, Therefore I am [Published Huffington Post UK - Jun 30 2014]
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Do we get fat because we eat too much? Some thi... [Published The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D. - Jul 22 2014]
  First and foremost, MD and I would like to thank each and everyone one of you who provided suggestions and recommendations for an updated version of Protein Power. Based on all your comments, it appears it will be more of a rewrite than an update, ...
[tt] Observer: Why the internet of things could... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 21 2014]
I find all this confusing. Would someone explain it to me?Why the internet of things could destroy the welfare state http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jul/20/rise-of-data-death-of-politics-evgeny-morozov-algorithmic-regulation [Thanks to Sarah ...
Rupert Murdoch and The Dumbest Chart in the World [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jul 17 2014]
Yesterday morning, we learned of Rupert Murdoch’s bid for Time Warner for as much as $85 dollar a share, or more than $75 billion. Soon after, the annotated chart below showing the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index began circulating on trading desks and websites, ...
EL-ERIAN: Investors Shouldn't Trust Economists'... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 15 2014]
The 24-hour news cycle means investors are constantly subjected to a lot of noise. And that often comes in the way of various predictions by economists. But Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor to Allianz and former CEO and Co-CIO at PIMCO, writes ...
This his how Nassim Taleb responded to my criti... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Jul 15 2014]
Nassim N. Taleb ‏@nntaleb 1m@asadabukhalil Arab yourself. I am Lebanese, that is Syrian/Levantine not Arab and not interested in being one . ...
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