Daily Archives: October 19, 2011

Part 1: How Nassim Taleb turned the inevitability of disaster into an investment strategy

Malcolm Gladwell From: NewYorker Magazine’s Archive 1. One day in 1996, a Wall Street trader named Nassim Nicholas Taleb went to see Victor Niederhoffer. Victor Niederhoffer was one of the most successful money managers in the country. He lived and

Part 1: How Nassim Taleb turned the inevitability of disaster into an investment strategy

Malcolm Gladwell From: NewYorker Magazine’s Archive 1. One day in 1996, a Wall Street trader named Nassim Nicholas Taleb went to see Victor Niederhoffer. Victor Niederhoffer was one of the most successful money managers in the country. He lived and