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QuantNet Best-selling Quant Books of 2012

Discussion in 'Books' started by Andy Nguyen, 1/9/13.

  1. Andy Nguyen

    Andy Nguyen Member

    1. A Primer for the Mathematics of Financial Engineering, 2nd Ed - Dan Stefanica
    2. Solutions, Primer For The Mathematics Of Financial Engineering, 2nd Ed - Dan Stefanica
    3. Quant Job Interview Questions And Answers– Mark Joshi
    4. Fifty Challenging Problems in Probability with Solutions – Frederick Mosteller
    5. The Complete Guide to Capital Markets for Quantitative Professionals
    6. My Life as a Quant: Reflections on Physics and Finance – Emanuel Derman
    7. Heard on The Street: Quantitative Questions from Wall Street Job Interviews - Timothy Crack
    8. Frequently Asked Questions in Quantitative Finance - Paul Wilmott
    9. A Practical Guide To Quantitative Finance Interviews – Xinfeng Zhou
    10. Liar's Poker - Michael Lewis
    11. Cracking the Coding Interview: 150 Programming Questions and Solutions - Gayle Laakmann McDowell
    12. How I Became a Quant: Insights from 25 of Wall Street's Elite - Richard R. Lindsey
    13. Problem Solving with C++, 8th Edition - Walter Savitch
    14. Options, Futures and Other Derivatives (8th Edition) - John Hull
    15. Stochastic Calculus for Finance I: The Binomial Asset Pricing Model - Steven Shreve
    16. Paul Wilmott on Quantitative Finance 3 Volume Set (2nd Edition) - Paul Wilmott
    17. Stochastic Calculus for Finance II: Continuous-Time Models - Steven Shreve
    18. Principles of Financial Engineering, 2nd Edition - Salih Neftci
    19. C++ Design Patterns and Derivatives Pricing - Mark Joshi
    20. C++ Primer Plus - Stephen Prata
    21. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine - Michael Lewis
    22. When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management - Roger Lowenstein
    23. Starting Your Career as a Wall Street Quant - Brett Jiu
    24. Reminiscences of a Stock Operator - Edwin Lefevre
    25. The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It - Scott Patterson
    The following list is compiled from aggregate, anonymously collected data and provided by Amazon with our referrer data.
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  2. Andy Nguyen

    Andy Nguyen Member

    An interesting note that quant interview books take 6 out of the first 11 spots. Given the job market condition, it would not surprise me if people would buy all the interview books and prepare as much as they can just to get an entry-level quant job.