Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 9, 2012 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
93 Reviews
"Although Reminiscences...was first published some seventy years ago, its take on crowd psychology and market timing is a s timely as last summer's frenzy on the foreign exchange markets."
Worth magazine

"The most entertaining book written on investing is Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, by Edwin Lefèvre, first published in 1923."
The Seattle Times

"After twenty years and many re-reads, Reminiscences is still one of my all-time favorites."
Kenneth L. Fisher, Forbes

"A must-read classic for all investors, whether brand-new or experienced."
William O'Neil, founder and Chairman, Investor's Business Daily

"Whilst stock market tomes have come and gone, this remains popular and in print eighty years on."
GQ magazine

First published in 1923, Reminiscences of a Stock Operator is the most widely read, highly recommended investment book ever. Generations of readers have found that it has more to teach them about markets and people than years of experience. This is a timeless tale that will enrich your life—and your portfolio.

  

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Educational as well as entertaining. - Goodreads
Though plotless, love the pace and the narrative. - Goodreads
First half - solid market advice. - Goodreads

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Great insight into a real trader at the turn of the 20th centuary compelling read and fantastic intuition from ticker watcher to market mover Read full review

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A wonderful look at the stock market as it was during the hay-day of the early 1900s. Good timeless advice about managing emotions, risks, etc for regular investors. I can't say I'd make a better day ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter I
3
Chapter II
14
Chapter III
27
Chapter IV
35
Chapter V
49
Chapter VI
60
Chapter VII
71
Chapter VIII
77
Chapter XIV
153
Chapter XV
168
Chapter XVI
176
Chapter XVII
190
Chapter XVIII
203
Chapter XIX
210
Chapter XX
216
Chapter XXI
227

Chapter IX
89
Chapter X
104
Chapter XI
116
Chapter XII
127
Chapter XIII
141
Chapter XXII
241
Chapter XXIII
259
Chapter XXIV
269
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About the author (2012)

EDWIN LEFÈVRE began writing about Wall Street in 1897. During his career, he wrote eight books, worked for the New York Sun, served as financial editor of Harper's Weekly, and wrote for the Saturday Evening Post.

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