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Jan 12, Tim Robinson rated it it was amazing Shelves: The probe into the wall street operations forces you to rethink “passion” for the financial markets. Sadly, there is a lot of truth in that comment.
Available for immediate download. Now you wonder the ever-glowing heat of quants in the financi It’s an insightful and witty read as promised.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Time fells the favored; the fallen rise. This book is a little bit dated, but really it holds up pretty well.
So why should you read something satirical on such a serious topic as investing? Writingwith a rare mixture of wry cynicism and bonhomie reminiscent ofMark Twain and H. News Baron Oil dispatches jack-up rig to drill Wick exploration well The Wick well is estimated to contain some million barrels of oil.
Schwed’s classic book from has stood the test of time and still raises lots of questions like the one in the title. Apr 08, Ferdinand Sia rated it liked it. About Fred Schwed Jr.
A humorous look at the people, practices and myths that make up the investment business. Analysis The stats that show why HMV has plunged into administration Analysis shcwed the music retailer’s accounts reveal its financial plight. Sell all the stocks at the peak of the book and invest schwrd bonds.
Back cover copy “Once I picked it up I did not put it down until I finished. Covers the gamut of financial players and the clients who bring them business. Only 2 left in stock more on the way. Old-style humor, probably will go over the head of most modern day readers.
It is the popular feeling on Wall Street that chart readers frec occult professionals but that somehow most of them arebroke. There 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. In the words of Peter Lynch, “if the only reason you can give when buying a stock is that the sucker is going up then probably you are not on the path to investing success” lol.
May 02, Ned rated it it was ok. Jan 13, Hanno rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is a wonderfully funny, rather cynical read all the way through, something I think anyone can enjoy. Maybe that could help us be schwef objective and analytic, rather than panic-driven and instinctive. Feb 11, SallyStenger added it.
Business books: Where Are the Customers’ Yachts? (Fred Schwed)
Alexa Actionable Analytics schaed the Web. With this realistic outlook on those career paths, I’d hardly convince myself to enter those golden-cow farms. High to Low Avg. Quotes from Where Are the Cus Here are snaps from their events this year.
Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Mencken, Schwed skewers everyone includinghimself in his vivid depictions of the bankers, brokers, traders, investors, analysts, and hapless customers.
Wacky became a bestseller, and Schwed went on to draw further on his experience in writing Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?
Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?: Or a Good Hard Look at Wall Street by Fred Schwed Jr.
Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? The language is a bit old but not so hard to follow. Book ratings by Goodreads.
In times ofstress, when everybody needs money, he strives to avoid lending, but usually makes an exception to the United States government. 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.
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 Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?
No speculators will beat the market forever.
Apr 03, Ron II rated it it was amazing. His choice of words are simply unmatched. Published December 1st by Wiley first published January 10th Low to High Price: Table of contents Financiers and Seers.
Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?: Jul 21, Julian Bu rated it really liked it.