A Mathematician Plays The Stock Market

July 03, 2003

Could pure mathematics help you play the stock market? Today on Focus, we'll examine the numbers behind risk and reward with mathematician and author John Allen Paulos. He'll talk about methods of analysis, common scams, and the efficiency versus rationality of investing.

Guest: John Allen Paulos (Professor of Mathematics, Temple University; author of A Mathematician Plays The Stock Market)

Host: Jack Brighton