"The most entertaining book written on investing." — The Seattle Times A timely and much-favored resource for Wall Street analysts and players, Reminiscences of a Stock Operator offers a compelling look at American business. The thinly veiled biography of real-life speculator Jesse Livermore (1877–1940), who made and lost many fortunes, accurately captures the experiences and thoughts of a trader — mistakes made, lessons learned, and insights gained — to offer solid advice about the markets. Readers who can absorb and follow its lessons will improve their trading skills, and those who can't will still enjoy a fascinating story. A timely and ever-popular resource for Wall Street analysts and players, this 1923 volume was hailed by Investor's Business Daily as "a must-read classic for all investors, whether brand-new or experienced." The thinly veiled biography of a real-life speculator who made and lost many fortunes, it recounts mistakes made, lessons learned, and insights gained to offer solid advice about the markets and trading.
"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, Investor's Business Daily founder and Chairman
"Whilst stock market tomes have come and gone, this remains popular." — GQ