Trading Thalesians

What the Ancient World Can Teach Us About Trading Today

  • Saeed Amen

About this book


This book mixes history on the ancient world with investment ideas for traders involved in financial markets today. It goes through ideas such as measuring risk, whether investors should try to outperform the market, Black Swans and ways of creating appropriate investment targets. It will appeal to professional traders and retail investors.


Aristotle Thales financial markets trading derivatives black swan alpha beta CAPM volatility risk financial market Investment trader

Authors and affiliations

  • Saeed Amen
    • 1
  1. 1.ThalesiansLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48578-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39953-3
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