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.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.