Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
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Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

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"Although
Reminiscences...was first published some seventy years ago, its take on crowd psychology and market timing is a s timely as last summer's frenzy on the foreign exchange markets."


Worth magazine
"The most entertaining book written on investing is Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, by Edwin Lefevre, first published in 1923."
The Seattle Times


"After twenty years and many re-reads, Reminiscences is still one of my all-time favorites."
Kenneth L. Fisher, Forbes


"A must-read classic for all investors, whether brand-new or experienced."
William O'Neil, founder and Chairman, Investor's Business Daily


"Whilst stock market tomes have come and gone, this remains popular and in print eighty years on."
GQ magazine


First published in 1923, Reminiscences of a Stock Operator is the most widely read, highly recommended investment book ever. Generations of readers have found that it has more to teach them about markets and people than years of experience. This is a timeless tale that will enrich your life and your portfolio.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 20.32mm | 308g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Rev ed
  • 0471770884
  • 9780471770886
  • 9,456

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"Although Reminiscences...was first published some seventyyears ago, its take on crowd psychology and market timing is astimely at last summer's frenzy on the foreign exchangemarkets."
--Worth magazine

"The most entertaining book written on investing isReminiscences of a Stock Operator, by Edwin Lefèvre, firstpublished in 1923."
--The Seattle Times

"After twenty years and many re-reads, Reminiscences isstill one of my all-time favorites."
--Kenneth L. Fisher, Forbes

"A must-read classic for all investors, whether brand-new orexperienced."
--William O'Neil, founder and Chairman, Investor's BusinessDaily

"Whilst stock market tomes have come and gone, this remainspopular and in print eighty years on."
--GQ magazine

First published in 1923, Reminiscences of a StockOperator is the most widely read, highly recommended investmentbook ever. Generations of readers have found that it has more toteach them about markets and people than years of experience. Thisis a timeless tale that will enrich your life--and yourportfolio.
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Table of contents

Chapter I - 3


Chapter II 14


Chapter III 27


Chapter IV 35


Chapter V 49


Chapter VI 60


Chapter VII 71


Chapter VIII 77


Chapter IX 89


Chapter X 104


Chapter XI 116


Chapter XII 127


Chapter XIII 141


Chapter XIV 153


Chapter XV 168


Chapter XVI 176


Chapter XVII 190


Chapter XVIII 203


Chapter XIX 210


Chapter XX 216


Chapter XXI 227


Chapter XXII 241


Chapter XXIII 259


Chapter XXIV 269
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Review Text

"...is a classic that gives readers a sense of a trader's mind..." (Wall Street Journal, August 7, 2006)
"...an engaging read, chock-full of pearls of wisdom and amusing anecdotes...candid and analytical style evoking sympathy for the narrator." (Money Week, October 2006)
"...contains timeless advice on the markets." (The Independent, Extra, Thu 13th March)
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"...is a classic that gives readers a sense of a trader's mind..." (
Wall Street Journal, August 7, 2006)
" an engaging read, chock-full of pearls of wisdom and amusing anecdotes...candid and analytical style evoking sympathy for the narrator." (Money Week, October 2006)


contains timeless advice on the markets. (The Independent, Extra, Thu 13th March)
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About Edwin Lefevre

EDWIN LEFEVRE began writing about Wall Street in 1897. During his career, he wrote eight books, worked for the
New York Sun, served as financial editor of
Harper's Weekly, and wrote for the
Saturday Evening Post.
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