The Physics of Wall Street
A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable
James Owen Weatherall
"The Physics of Wall Street" dives into the fascinating story of how physicists became influential in the finance industry, bringing their scientific knowledge to bear on economic problems. Author James Owen Weatherall addresses whether their ideas contributed to the economic meltdown of 2008 and suggests ways to improve financial models for the future. This accessible and persuasive book is a must-read for anyone interested in modern finance and its complex relationship with science.