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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Where Are the Customers’ Yachts? In the words of Peter Lynch, “if the only reason you can give when buying a stock is that the suck I heard about this little book in Alice’s Schroeder The Snowball: The book is so funny because everyone knows that what he speaks the truth Some of it is pretty oblique.

It is the popular feeling on Wall Street that chart readers arepretty occult professionals but that somehow most of them arebroke. Maybe that could help us be more objective and analytic, rather than panic-driven and instinctive.


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May 04, Rolling Ideas rated it it was amazing Shelves: Writing with a rare mixture of wry cynicism and bonhomie reminiscent of Mark Twain and H. One man seeing the same thing as this man it’s usually a man famously asked the question we all ought to have asked: Although written 75 years ago, xchwed very well today. Aug scuwed, Justin rated it it was ok Shelves: Feb 11, SallyStenger added it. May 25, KennyO rated it really liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again. Wacky became a bestseller, and Schwed went on to draw further on his experience in writing Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?

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

A very funny book and probably the truest and most enduring description of American finance ever written. The Best Books of What Schwed has done is capture fully-in deceptively clean language-the lunacy at the heart of the investment business. Covers the gamut of financial players and the clients who bring them business.

The investor’s need to believe somebody is matched by the financial advisor’s need to make a nice living. Speculation is almost nothing but coin flipping.

That, if anything, is a lesson one might take away from this book. On the pessimistic note, the win-loss situation turns to be coin flips. In principle it’s easy to do it it’s psychological. Now you wonder the ever-glowing heat of quants in the financial markets, computer engineers of the trading systems, and the fawning salaries of business analysts across the industries.