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Mar 02, Mat rated it liked it. Published December 1st by Wiley first published January 10th Written by Fred Schwed, Jr. Other books in this series. English Choose a language for shopping. Which should be pretty much anyone both on the inside and on the outside. Writing with a rare mixture of wry cynicism and bonhomie reminiscent of Schwwd Twain and H.


Mencken, Fred Schwed, Jr.

If one of them has to be disappointed, it’s bound to be the former. Sell all the stocks at the peak of the book and invest in bonds. Are you an author? Schhwed choice of words are simply unmatched.

Likewise, in prosperous times, he is a mighty liberallender–so liberal that years later unfriendly committees askhim what he thought he was thinking about, and he is unable toremember. Review quote “wonderful book” Evening Standard, 24 August show more. Battle for Investment Survival Gerald M.

Where Are the Customers’ Yachts? or A Good Hard Look at Wall Street

Now you wonder the ever-glowing heat of quants in the financi It’s an insightful and witty read as promised.

Scbwed are no discussion topics on this book yet. However, it is possible that Wall Street has more than its fair share of the negatives, given the belief that big money is attainable without the years of study or the incredibly hard work that is required of any successful professional.


A very funny book and probably the truest and most enduring description of American finance ever written. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Table of contents Financiers and Seers.

Quote by Fred Schwed Jr.: “Speculation is an effort, probably unsuccessful”

Ifone of them has to be disappointed, it’s bound to be theformer. Easily the best explanation of the dynamic between financial services professionals and their customers. Open Preview See a Problem?

As a result, he knows everything there is to know about children. Jun 17, Senthil schewd it really liked it. Reform–Some Yeas and Nays. Bogle Investment Classics Boxed Set: I would recommend this book to anyone being at least a bit cynical about the Wall Street culture.

The title of this little gem speaks volumes much larger frev this little book.

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