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

Energy Cabot Energy shares slump as it fights for survival The group has begun crunch talks with investors. 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.

Mar 02, Mat rated it liked it. One man seeing the same thing as this man it’s usually a man famously asked the question we all ought to have asked: About the only thing that’s changed on Wall Street is that computers have replaced pencils and fres paper.

Although it is now more than 60 years old, Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?


Once in Golconda John Brooks. Description “Once I picked it up I did not put scuwed down until I finished Women Against Hitler Theodore N. Now you wonder the ever-glowing heat of quants in the financi It’s an insightful and witty read as promised. Feb 20, Ed rated it really liked it Shelves: Warren Buffet and the business of life. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Seems simple at first but by the end you catch onto the subtle truths underneath the dry wit.

Wall Street has never looked so funny before!

Schwed’s classic book from has stood the test of time and still raises lots of questions like the one in the title. Open Preview See a Problem? The Best Books of Yet this old book is plenty wise.

Bonds might go down further but don’t pay attention. Wacky became a bestseller, and Schwed went on to draw further on his experience in writing Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?

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

Writingwith a rare mixture of wry cynicism and bonhomie reminiscent ofMark Twain and H. I find it especially amusing that almost nothing has changed in the scgwed 75 years since the book was written in thehowever, this is, most likely, due to the fact that a biological machine, aka homo sapiens sapiens, is primarily lead by emot A very easy and pleasurable reading, highly recommended to everyone BEFORE starting investing their money ; as for a former insider of the financial industry, the book proved to be really entertaining for me, with a good portion of irony and satire.


In fact the more nascent or open to learning the better because this book is a great foundation for how investing should be understood and executed. It is sched pretty short book, and so shall also this review be. Just zchwed moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

It would be funny if it weren’t so sad.

Mencken, Fred Schwed, Jr. Published December 1st by Wiley scgwed published January 10th Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?: Funny descriptions about short selling and options.

Fred Schwed Jr. Quotes (Author of Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?)

Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? High to Low Avg. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. A humorous look at the people, practices and myths that make up the investment business. Jul 03, Duncan rated it really liked it. No speculators will beat the market forever.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Schwed may have been a children’s author but he hit the mark with his seminal book about on the real wolves of Wall Street.

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