A black swan is an event, positive or negative, that is deemed improbable yet causes massive consequences. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb shows in a playful way that Black Swan events explain almost everything about our world, and yet we especially the experts are blind to them.
Hardbound. "One of the world's best books" - Neil Gaiman. First published in 1841, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is often cited as the best book ever written about market psychology. This edition includes Charles Mackay's account of the three infamous financial manias - John Law’s Mississipi Scheme, the South Sea Bubble, and Tulipomania.