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Trading on the Limits of Learning

Hirokazu Miyazaki

in Arbitraging Japan: Dreams of Capitalism at the End of Finance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273474
eISBN:
9780520953956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273474.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This discusses the way in which Sekai Securities traders read Wall Street securities analyst Jack D. Schwager's book Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders (1993). Generally, discipline is a ... More


Shakespearean Arbitrage

Hirokazu Miyazaki

in Arbitraging Japan: Dreams of Capitalism at the End of Finance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273474
eISBN:
9780520953956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273474.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter illustrates the relationship between techniques of finance and traders' dreams and intellectual trajectories as manifested in a handout created by Sasaki, a mathematician turned trader, ... More


Economy of Dreams

Hirokazu Miyazaki

in Arbitraging Japan: Dreams of Capitalism at the End of Finance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273474
eISBN:
9780520953956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273474.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses derivatives trader Tada, and his fascination with the kind of transparency that he believed money would bring to his relationship with himself. The starting point of the ... More


The Last Dream

Hirokazu Miyazaki

in Arbitraging Japan: Dreams of Capitalism at the End of Finance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273474
eISBN:
9780520953956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273474.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses a business plan that derivatives trader Aoki crafted in his effort to raise money for a hypnotherapy clinic that would specialize in addressing the psychological problems of ... More


Introduction: Private Governance, Global Markets, and the Legal Technologies of Collateral

Annelise Riles

in Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226719320
eISBN:
9780226719344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226719344.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Global swap markets are seen as economically irrational, financially dangerous, and prone to ethical abuse, another dimension of the same market has emerged as solid, respected, and even morally and ... More


Arbitraging Japan: Dreams of Capitalism at the End of Finance

Hirokazu Miyazaki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273474
eISBN:
9780520953956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273474.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

For many financial market professionals worldwide, the era of high finance is over. The times in which bankers and financiers were the primary movers and shakers of both economy and society have come ... More


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