7 edition of **Random walk** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1988**
by Tor in New York
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Lawrence Block. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | PS3552.L63 R36 1988 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 345 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 345 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2042919M |

ISBN 10 | 0312930925 |

LC Control Number | 88019716 |

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A summary of Burton G. Malkiels "A Random Walk Down Wall Street" An investing classic with 10 revised editions! In this classic he debunks many investing strategies and . Stencil’s movement is an example of a random walk. A typical one-dimensional random walk involves some value that randomly wavers up and down over time. The walk is said to be unbiased if the value is equally likely to move up or down. If the walk ends when a certain value is reached, then that value is called a boundary condition or File Size: KB.

The two dimensional variation on the random walk starts in the middle of a grid, such as an 11 by 11 array. At each step the drunk has four choices: up, down, left or right. Earlier in the chapter we described how to create a two-dimensional array of numbers. Using this data type, write a simulation of the two-dimensional random walk. A Random Walk Down Wall Street gets a sterling 4 1/2 stars from me! This book gives readers a macro-level view of investing while also getting down to the brass tacks of making trades. The near-comprehensive discussion of investing strategies touches on vital concepts and has something to offer any reader who’s interested in investing.

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