The Math Behind Wall Street: How the Market Works & How to Make It Work for You
In The Math Behind Wall Street, Nick Teebagy speaks intelligently to investors at all levels of experience. A mathematician, Teebagy begins by exploring key terms ranging from statistics and probability to covariance and correlation, and then connects them to the way the stock market actually works. The book builds on each lesson to reinforce general knowledge and prepare...more
Hardcover, 100 pages
Published November 1st 1998 by Four Walls Eight Windows
(first published October 1998)
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A short (100 page) introduction to the statistical procedures used in modern portfolio theory, with enough algebra to figure out what is going on without intimidating the nonmathematical. This book gives the reader insight into the reasoning behind having a diversied portfolio and other common investment advice.