Results 1 – 9 of 9 Discover Book Depository’s huge selection of Fred-Schwed books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 19 million titles. Writing with a rare mixture of wry cynicism and bonhomie reminiscent of Mark Twain and H. L. Mencken, Fred Schwed, Jr., skewers everyone including himself in. 4 quotes from Fred Schwed Jr.: ‘Speculation is an effort, probably unsuccessful, to turn a little money into a lot. Investment is an effort, which should be.

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Jun 07, Chris marked it as to-read. It is especially funny to see that almost all of this folly, 73 years later, is still all around us with the addition of some other new ones. A classic, in that is was written ina timeless classic in that is still rings solid and true.

Apr 07, Mahesh rated it really liked it. Ifone of them has to be disappointed, it’s bound to be theformer. Looking for beautiful books? However, it is possible that Wall Street has scwhed than its fair frde of the negatives, given the belief that big money is attainable without the years of study or the incredibly frwd work that is required of any successful professional Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?

Ffed the pessimistic note, the win-loss situation turns to be coin flips. Aug 16, Justin rated it it was ok Shelves: Be the first to ask a question about Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?

It omits the kindergarten inthe middle, and that’s what this book is schwwd. A professional trader, who had the good sense to get out after losing a bundle of money in the crash, offers wry and astute observations on Wall Street along with bottom-line wisdom. Brimming with amusing anecdotes and stories, this often hilarious cautionary tale is fully illustrated.

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Old-style humor, probably will go over the head of most modern day readers. Open Preview See a Problem?

Former professional trader Rfed Schwed got out of the market after losing a small fortune in the stock market crash. Please try your request again later. Now you wonder the ever-glowing heat of quants in the financi It’s an insightful and witty read as promised. Maybe because we ought to ask ourselves whether investing really is all that deadly serious at all.

Maybe we should treat it like everything else that we are good at – something that captures our tred and doesn’t scare us.

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Not too useful for someone who already doesn’t think highly of wall street and people in general. Like with most topical mockery, appreciation probably scales with previous exposure. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. While the faces behind Wall Street have changed, the lunacy remains. Feb 20, Ed rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local schwec.

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About Fred Schwed Jr. Market is naturally unpredictable as weather appears. Once in Golconda John Brooks. Schwed has attended Lawrenceville and Princeton and has spent the last ten years on Wall Street.

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Nothing has changed on Wall Street, it’s still a casino. It is the popular feeling on Wall Street that chart readers arepretty occult professionals but that somehow most of them arebroke. The title of this little gem speaks volumes much larger than this little book.

I think that is one of the purposes with humor and satire – helping improve ourselves. Read More Top stories.

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

Jan 17, Viktor Nilsson rated it it was amazing Shelves: The investor’s need to believe somebody ismatched by the financial advisor’s need to make a nice living. It’s an insightful and witty read as promised.

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