Quick Take: Open by Andre Agassi

Open by Andre Agassi This is just a quick take on Andre Agassi’s fantastic autobiography that can best be described as genuine, eye-opening, and enthralling.  Through his many successes and failures, both on the court and off, his story is an inspirational and refreshing look at the human condition and finding happiness in life.  Here […]

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Book Notes: The Misbehavior of Markets by Benoit Mandelbrot

The Misbehavior of Markets by Benoit Mandelbrot Prices in financial markets are not predictable and do not follow any meaningful patterns. Risk, however, does follow patterns that can be modeled and used to better understand the market. Many financial models are flawed in two ways: the assumption that price changes are statistically independent and normally […]

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Book Summary: The Age of Cryptocurrency by Paul Vigna & Michael J. Casey

The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order by Paul Vigna & Michael J. Casey The status quo The current economy relies on banks and governments. Banks began by serving as middlemen in transactions, and keeping a centralized ledger of debts. Governments typically control the money supply in […]

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