The Misbehavior of Markets Book Summary

Gavrilo Princip woke up with a short to-do list on June 28, 1914: assassinate the archduke. Franz Ferdinand was parading through Sarajevo in a convertible and Princip and his friends were ready. Ferdinand’s route was known in advance and one of the group’s members threw a bomb in front of the archduke’s car. The bomb…

Book Summary of Superforecasting

Jazon Zweig said Superforecasting by Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner is “the most important book on decision making since Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow”. Tetlock co-created The Good Judgement Project (GJP) which participated in a forecasting tournament held by IARPA, a U.S. government organization. IARPA supports research that has the potential to revolutionize intelligence analysis.…

Book Summary of Taleb’s Antifragile

Nassim Taleb is a polarizing guy. He gets in Twitter fights, eats a lot of squid ink pasta, but also has many fans. I enjoy his writing and, among all his books, think Antifragile is the most complete description of his philosophy on life and markets. Here are my main takeaways: The opposite of fragility…