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Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman


This is a book about traders in financial markets: what they do, the kind of people they are, how they perceive the world they inhabit, how they make decisions and take risks. This is also a book about how traders are managed — the best and the worst examples — and about the institutions they inhabit: firms, markets, cultures, and theories of how the world works. How these institutions function, how traders are managed, and how traders view the world, all have profound effects on the wider financial environment. This book explores these relationships and their implications theoretically and em ... More

Keywords: financial markets, risks, decisions, firms, market cultures, financial environment, investment banking, traders

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199269488
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, author
Senior Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour, and Director, Programmes and Curriculum, Open Business School

Nigel Nicholson, author
Professor of Organizational Behaviour, London Business School
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Emma Soane, author
Senior Lecturer, Kingston Business School
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