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bfv  ·  1407 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: September 14th: What are you reading this week?

Gambling metaphors, and borrowing terminology from gambling, is really common among finance people in general though. I think it's really because probability theorists like to talk about everything in terms of gambling and the finance people worth listening to for the past few generations have been steeped in probability enough to have picked up the habit and spread it.