William N.Goetzmann – An Introduction to Investment Theory

William N.Goetzmann – An Introduction to Investment Theory This hyper-text book introduces the foundations of investment decision-making. Beginning with portfolio theory and the tradeoff between risk and return, it shows how the definition of investor risk depends crucially upon diversification. It explains modern asset pricing models currently used to determine the expected rate of return…

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William Ramsey – Astrology Restored

William Ramsey – Astrology Restored Astrology Restored was originally published in 1653. The text is divided into four books. The first is Ramesey’s proof of the validity of astrology; the second a basic astrological guide; the third a thorough explanation of electional astrology; and the fourth discusses mundane astrology This edition is fully annotated, containing…

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William Stanley Jevons – Sunspot Theory

William Stanley Jevons – Sunspot Theory William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882) –born Liverpool, merchant –undergrad work at University College, London in chemistry and metallurgy –1854, leaves school to become assayer at Sydney (Australia) mint –private research meteorology, railroads, economics, national statistics –1859, returns to London to finish university education –1863, tutor at Owens College, Manchester –1866,…

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William Stirling – The Canon

William Stirling – The Canon The Canon is the numerical interpretation of the Cosmic law and, since man is a microcosm of the universe, it is also the law of human nature. The history of all civilizations is the history of their interpretation of the Canon. Codified by ancient philosophers and guarded by priests in…

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William T.Shaw – Modeling Financial Derivates with Mathematica (Cd Included)

William T.Shaw – Modeling Financial Derivates with Mathematica (Cd Included) One of the most important tasks in finance is to find good mathematical models for financial products, in particular derivatives. However, the more realistic the model, the more practitioners face still-unsolved problems in rigorous mathematics and econometrics, in addition to serious numerical difficulties. The idea…

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William Thrasher – Jubar Astrologicum

William Thrasher – Jubar Astrologicum Jubar Astrologicum by William Thrasher is a complete textbook of horary astrology, providing rules for a wide range of horary questions, including life, money, family, illness, love, marriage, partnership, death, travel, honor, fame, friends, witchcraft and curses. Thrasher’s example questions and charts are excellent; he even gives an example chart…

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Woody Dorsey – Behavioral Trading

Woody Dorsey – Behavioral Trading Have you ever wondered to what extent investor confidence and expectations impact stock market prices? In Behavioral Trading, stock market contrarian, Woody Dorsey, gives readers for the first time insight into his highly profitable proprietary market diagnosis techniques. These are often described as market expectations theory, behavioral finance and most…

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Winning Forex Mid-Term Trading System

Winning Forex Mid-Term Trading System A trading system is simply a group of specific rules, or parameters, that determine entry and exit points for a given equity. These points, known as signals, are often marked on a chart in real time and prompt the immediate execution of a trade. What Is Forex? The foreign exchange market is the…

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Witold Pedrycz – Knowledge Based Clustering From Data to Information Granules

 Witold Pedrycz – Knowledge Based Clustering From Data to Information Granules A comprehensive coverage of emerging and current technology dealing with heterogeneous sources of information, including data, design hints, reinforcement signals from external datasets, and related topics Covers all necessary prerequisites, and if necessary,additional explanations of more advanced topics, to make abstract concepts more tangible…

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Wolgang Hardle – Applied Multivariate Statistics

Wolgang Hardle – Applied Multivariate Statistics Most of the observable phenomena in the empirical sciences are of a multivariate nature.  In financial studies, assets are observed simultaneously and their joint development is analysed to better understand general risk and to track indices.  In medicine recorded observations of subjects in different locations are the basis of…

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Indian National Science Academy – Growing Populations, Changing Landscapes

Indian National Science Academy – Growing Populations, Changing Landscapes As the world’s population exceeds an incredible 6 billion people, governments—and scientists—everywhere are concerned about the prospects for sustainable development. The science academies of the three most populous countries have joined forces in an unprecedented effort to understand the linkage between population growth and land-use change,…

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