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The Math Behind Wall Street

How the Market Works and How to Make It Work for You

by Nicholas Teebagy

  • 135 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Four Walls Eight Windows .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Management,
  • Stocks & shares,
  • Consumer Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Investments & Securities - General,
  • Personal Finance - Investing

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmir D. Aczel (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8690016M
    ISBN 101568581602
    ISBN 109781568581606
    OCLC/WorldCa43580569

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