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A demon of our own design: markets, hedge funds, and the perils of financial innovation

Author: Bookstaber, Richard Publisher: Wiley, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 276 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780471227274Type of document: Book Online Access: Click here Note: Doriot: for 2016-2016 coursesBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Doriot: for 2016-2016 courses

Includes bibliographical references and index

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A Demon of our Own Design Markets, Hedge Funds, and the Perils of Financial Innovation Contents Acknowledgments ix About the Author xi CHAPTER 1 ­ Introduction: The Paradox of Market Risk 1 CHAPTER 2 ­ The Demons of '87 7 CHAPTER 3 ­ A New Sheriff in Town 33 CHAPTER 4 ­ How Salomon Rolled the Dice and Lost 51 CHAPTER 5 ­ They Bought Salomon, Then They Killed It 77 CHAPTER 6 ­ Long-Term Capital Management Rides the Leverage Cycle to Hell 97 CHAPTER 7 ­ Colossus 125 CHAPTER 8 ­ Complexity, Tight Coupling, and Normal Accidents 143 CHAPTER 9 ­ The Brave New World of Hedge Funds 165 CHAPTER 10 ­ Cockroaches and Hedge Funds 207 CHAPTER 11 ­ Hedge Fund Existential 243 Conclusion: Built to Crash? 255 Notes 261 Index 271

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