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Description:  Our Weekly Read column features Fortune staffers’ and contributors’ takes on recently published books about the business world and beyond. We’ve invited the entire Fortune family — from our writers and editors to our photo editors and designers — to weigh in on books of their choosing based on their individual tastes or curiosities. In this installment, senior editor-at-large Geoff Colvin reviews Pricing the Future: Finance, Physics, and the 300-Year Journey to the Black-Scholes Equation, George G. Szpiro’s account of how derivatives get priced.

Source:  Fortune.com

Date: 11/25/2011

Link:  http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2011/11/25/pricing-future-szpiro-derivatives/?iid=SF_F_LN

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the key points presented in the review.

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