Category Archives: Mathematics

If You Are A Data Junkie, Then You Will Love Quandl.

Anyone who has spent even a hint of time scouring the internet for numerical data sets will acknowledge the challenges and costs (in terms of time) required to search for, download, verify, and clean data before being able to use … Continue reading

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Zero Sum Real Estate

Back in the late 90’s and early 2000 the rage was making a quick buck in the stock market. You could throw a dart at a moving stock ticker and still make money. Authors, talk show hosts, and other ‘experts’ … Continue reading

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Conditional Probability and Arbitrage

The relationship between arbitrage opportunity and conditional probability appears to be so straightforward that it may seem dull to dig any deeper; but I consider it interesting and quite revealing. What is arbitrage? The concept of arbitrage is very simple: … Continue reading

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