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How Noise Matters to Finance (Paperback) (Nicholas A. Knouf)

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As scores of crises over the past century have shown, the stock market is manipulable and manipulated. The market is composed of human-made machines, which are affected by a lack of predictability more fundamental than the human: the noise of the material world. Nicholas A. Knouf draws on historical and contemporary documents to show how noise—sonic, informatic, or otherwise—affects the ways in which financial markets function. How Noise Matters to Finance draws on different forms of financial noise, paying attention to how materiality and the interference of humans and machines causes the meanings of noise to shift over space and time.

Forerunners is a thought-in-process series of breakthrough digital works. Written between fresh ideas and finished books, Forerunners draws on scholarly work initiated in notable blogs, social media, conference plenaries, journal articles, and the synergy of academic exchange. This is gray literature publishing: where intense thinking, change, and speculation take place in scholarship.

Number of Pages: 71
Genre: Business + Money Management, Philosophy
Series Title: Forerunners: Ideas First
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr
Author: Nicholas A. Knouf
Language: English
Street Date: July 6, 2016
TCIN: 51497995
UPC: 9781517901578
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-7740
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