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A Black swan is an event that is hard to predict and has enormous impact.  Also, an event that is not accounted for in a model, and therefore causes the model to breakdown when it occurs.
 
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A Black swan is an event that is hard to predict and has enormous impact. Also, an event that is not accounted for in a model, and therefore causes the model to breakdown when it occurs.

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