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Four Points Beginner Risk Managers Should Learn from Jeff Holman's Mistakes in the Discussion of Antifragile


Nassim Nicholas Taleb


NYU-Tandon School of Engineering

December 16, 2013

Quantitative Finance, Forthcoming

Abstract:     
Using Jeff Holman's comments in Quantitative Finance to illustrate 4 critical errors students should learn to avoid: 1) Mistaking tails (4th moment) for volatility (2nd moment), 2) Missing Jensen's Inequality, 3) Analyzing the hedging wihout the underlying, 4) The necessity of a numeraire in finance.

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Keywords: Risk Management


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Date posted: December 18, 2013 ; Last revised: February 15, 2014

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Taleb, Nassim Nicholas, Four Points Beginner Risk Managers Should Learn from Jeff Holman's Mistakes in the Discussion of Antifragile (December 16, 2013). Quantitative Finance, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2368561 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2368561

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