The Fear Index
Publish date: October 25th 2011
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
The owner of a big hedgefund company, Alex Hoffman, physicist and inventor of an algorithm that could revolutionize trading, is attacked one evening in his home in Geneva. After getting checked at hospital which got him the recommendation to visit his neurologist with the headscans that were taken, ...
3.5 EstrellasRESEÑA COMPLETA EN ATRAPADO EN LA LECTURANo es un mal libro, de hecho es bastante bueno. "¿Porque le bajaste tanto las estrellas si es tan bueno?"...Tampoco es que lo super quemé al libro, le dí 3.5! El tema se reduce al siguiente: es un libro que trata mucho de economía, pero el autor ...
A terrifying first chapter! Develops into a fast paced financial thriller that catalogues events over a 24 hour period in Geneva. The two main characters are quite strong, but the others less so. A good holiday read"
Would call this a page turner if I hadn't read it on a Kindle. A cover to cover, don't put it down thriller. A lot of fun!
Update: 8/3/2012 This article related to an automatic trading algorithm run a-muck is pertinent to this book. http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/08/02/trying-to-be-nimble-knight-capital-stumbles/ A larger question is whether this kind of trading benefits capitalism, in the sense it helps supply cap...
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