Editorial Reviews. From the Inside Flap. Reminiscences of a Stock Operator is the fictionalized Jesse Livermore won and lost tens of millions of dollars playingthe stock and commodities markets during the early s, at onepoint making ten. Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, by Edwin Lefevre, is a classic investing Which is really a depiction of Jesse Livermore, one of the most. Reminiscences of a Stock Operator has ratings and reviews. Jesse Livermore was one of the most infamous ‘stock operators’ who ever lived.

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He only remembers that there One of the best books I have read. But this annotated version is a step above!

Have a heart, Livingston!

Those that are not familiar with those times will benefit immensely. I had remihiscences very comfortably, bought an automobile and didn’t limit myself about my expenses. And no taxes to pay on stock sales! We were going to have an opportunity to catch them coming and going, not only for big money but for sure money.

Much better to give you a credit-” “No,” I said, “I don’t want a credit here. Old man Partridge’s insistence on the vital importance of being continuously bullish in a bull market doubtless made my mind dwell on the need above all other things of determining the kind of market a man remiinscences trading in.


But there weren’t any when I needed them in my business. As livermoore was, it didn’t take long for the bucket shops to get sore on me for beating them. I said, “The best in the land,” and he asked who might they be. The business was tremendously profitable.

Jesse Livermore: 10 Investing Lessons From Reminiscences Of A Stock Operator

But soon had to declare personal bankruptcy on over a million dollars. But one of the central points of the book is that fear, greed, hope and ignorance will drive the markets for as long as humans make trading decisions. Here are brief summaries of the differences among versions.

But Livermorf does not always let you fix the tuition fee.

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There were plenty of other employees in that office. It is still difficult to make money because the market itself has punishing mechanisms that may reflect the vagaries of human nature. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Henry Williams and I together were short six thousand shares of Sugar.

I urgently asked for quick action. When I think I should sell, I sell. No worse, for I had acquired habits and a style of living that required money; though that part didn’t bother me as much as being wrong so consistently.

A man can have great mathematical ability and an unusual power of accurate observation and yet fail in speculation unless he also possesses the experience and the memory. But if something was coming and I didn’t know where from, Livermord couldn’t be on my guard against it. After the market closed if May 8,the whole world knew that a battle of financial giants was on. I could remember in detail how the prices had acted on the previous day, just before they went up or down. The traders hammered the stocks in which they figured they would uncover the most stops, and, sure enough, prices slid off.


Much more to the game of speculation than to play for fluctuations for a few points. If you wish I’ll introduce you to the manager.

The other two versions discussed below are more of the coffee-table book variety with high quality paper, illustrations and higher price tags.

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