Posted by: RICHARD PROCTOR | July 28, 2010

THE NEXT BLACK SWAN?

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable is a philosophical treatise on uncertainty that managed both to entertain readers and to predict the financial meltdown of 2008. Nassim Nicholas Taleb—the book’s author, who is also a trader and university professor—has reissued his 2007 best seller in a second edition that includes a new 73-page essay, “On Robustness and Fragility.”

http://www.businessweek.com/investor/content/jul2010/pi2010078_530571.htm

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