Paulos offers a hillarious account of how the stock market both follows and defies mathematical principals. He offers an enagaing overview of everything from "betas" to the efficient market hypothesis.
John Allen Paulos is Professor of Mathematics at Temple University and Adjunct Professor of Journalism at Columbia University. He is also an author and public speaker. His writings include Innumeracy and A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper. 'John Allen Paulos is the maths teacher I found twenty-five years too late' Sean French, Independent