The Physics of Wall Street

Higher math meets the marketplace in this eye-opening perspective on business in the era of quantum theory.  James Weatherall makes the case that concepts once confined to the lab can give us the means to understand the complexity of the financial world  -- and profit.

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Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…