The Black Swan

The Black Swan : The Impact of the Highly Improbable

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Maverick thinker Nassim Nicholas Taleb had an illustrious career on Wall Street before turning his focus to his black swan theory. Not all swans are white, and not all events-no matter what the experts think-are predictable. Taleb shows that black swans, like 9/11, cannot be foreseen and have an immeasurable impact on the world. "[Taleb] administers a severe thrashing to MBA- and Nobel Prize-credentialed experts who make their living from economic forecasting."-Booklistshow more

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  • CD-Audio | 12 pages
  • 137.16 x 147.32 x 35.56mm | 340.19g
  • Recorded Books
  • United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1428166556
  • 9781428166554
  • 1,024,070

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