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The fear index

Author: Robert Harris
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A visionary scientist creates a revolutionary form of artificial intelligence that predicts movements in the financial markets with uncanny accuracy. His hedge fund, based in Geneva, makes billions. But after an intruder breaks into his home, he has to try to discover who is trying to destroy him"--
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Named Person: Alex (Fictitious character) Hoffman
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Harris
ISBN: 9780307957931 0307957934
OCLC Number: 741542228
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain by Hutchinson, an imprint of the Random House Group Ltd., London"--Title page verso.
Awards: Short-listed for Galaxy National Book Awards: Thriller & Crime Novel of the Year in association with ibookstore 2011
Description: 285 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Robert Harris.
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Dr Alex Hoffman is a legend. None of his rivals is sure how he does it, but somehow Hoffman's hedge fund - built around the standard measure of market volatility: the VIX or 'Fear Index' - generates  Read more...

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