The Pitfalls of Speculation

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Moody Corporation, 1906 - Speculation - 159 pages
 

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Page 151 - Trust Movement. The volume is a perfect mine of information on the subject of Trusts and should be in the hands of every student, statesman, lawyer, capitalist, man, of affairs, investor and citizen — any one to whom the "Trust" problem is of any interest whatever. A book of 540 large octavo pages. A very handsome volume. FOR SALE BY LEADING BOOKSELLERS, or will be sent to any address on receipt of price. Popular edition, $2 net; De Luxe edition, $5 net; add 28 cents for postage. The Moody Corporation...
Page 37 - ... yellow flag," Indicating cholera on board, was shown outside the New York harbor, an excited bear rushed upon the floor of the Exchange, shouting, "Hurrah, hurrah, the cholera IB here.
Page 16 - Such might be the case were it not for the fact that the evidence as a whole was found by the trial court to be amply sufficient to support the judgment.
Page 151 - Characteristics. The entire Trust Movement analyzed, and its many remarkable features vividly illuminated, the text being supplemented by a number of striking maps and charts. "One of the most important works of this generation" says a prominent man of affairs.
Page 85 - There is an incredibly large number of traders who pin their faith to the so-called "chart system" of speculation, which recommends the study of past movements and prices, and bases operations thereon. So popular is this plan that concerns which make a business of preparing and issuing such charts do a thriving business.
Page 151 - ... of this generation" says a prominent man of affairs. A truly panoramic view of the entire Trust Movement. The volume is a perfect mine of information on the subject of Trusts and should be in the hands of every student, statesman, lawyer, capitalist, man of affairs, investor and citizen — any one to whom the "Trust" problem is of any interest whatever.
Page 86 - The chart traders would have us pore over musty records of past movements, and have us buy a stock at a certain price because it sold there before, without stopping even to investigate the fact that conditions in that particular stock have changed materially.
Page 68 - But how about my parishioners?" inquired the reverend gentleman, "yu placed no ban of secrecy upon me, and their losses are enormous.

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