Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

Author: Edwin Lefèvre
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118422038
Release Date: 2012-04-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Unknown to most modern-day investors and traders who cherishReminiscences of a Stock Operator as one of the mostimportant investment books ever written, the material firstappeared in the 1920s as a series of articles and illustrations inthe Saturday Evening Post. Now, for the first time ever, thisbeloved classic is being made available in its original,illustrated format. You'll track the exploits of Jesse Livermore as he won and losttens of millions of dollars playing the stock and commoditiesmarkets during the early 1900s. At one point, he made the thenastronomical sum of 10 million dollars in just one month oftrading! Originally published as a fictionalized account, theIllustrated Edition combines the Saturday Evening Post'smemorable illustrations with Edwin LeFevre's timeless investmentadvice, recreating the look, feel, and message that was firstpublished more than 80 years ago. Among the most compelling andenduring pieces ever written on trading, the new IllustratedEdition brings this story to life like never before. Order yourcopy today.

The Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Collection

Author: Edwin Lefèvre
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118395158
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: Business & Economics

A classic collection of titles featuring one of the world'sgreatest traders: Jesse Livermore Jesse Livermore won and lost tens of millions of dollars playingthe stock and commodities markets during the early 1900s, at onepoint making ten million dollars in one month of trading—anastronomical sum for this time. His ideas and keen analyses ofmarket price movements are as true today as they were when he firstimplemented them. Now, for the first time ever, TheReminiscences of a Stock Operator Collection brings togetherthree classic titles based on this unique individual and offersprofound insights into his motivations, attitudes, andstrategies. Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, the fictionalizedbiography of Jesse Livermore, has endured over seventy yearsbecause traders and investors continue to find lessons fromLivermore's experiences that they can apply to their ownendeavors Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, Illustrated Editionreproduces the original articles by Edwin Lefèvre and drawingsby M.L. Blumenthal published in the Saturday Evening Post inthe 1920s Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, Annotated Editionbridges the gap between Edwin Lefevre's fictionalized account ofLivermore's life and the actual, historical events, places, andpeople that populate the book. Throughout the book there are notesthat detail the actual companies, people, or situations thatLivermore encountered Engaging and informative, this collection provides a completepicture of Livermore's life and trading strategies, and offerstremendous value to today's serious investor or trader.

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator And the Investment Strategies of Jesse Livermore Illustrated

Author: Richard D. Wyckoff
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 1795855673
Release Date: 2019-02-14
Genre: Business & Economics

This investment classic has now been updated to include the investment strategies used my Jesse Livermore.Reminiscences of a Stock Operator is a story based on the trading career of Jesse Livermore. It follows his journey from age 15 when he made his first $1,000 to becoming a Wall Street legend. See how he learned the ins and outs of trading the hard way while losing his fortune and then making it all back. Decades after its original publication, readers are still getting tremendous value from Livermore's insight.This new edition includes a second part that reveals the exact methods that Jessie Livermore used to make millions in the stock market. These chapters were based on a series of interviews conducted by top financial writer Richard D. Wyckoff and include extensive quotes. Jesse Livermore discusses topics like: how to identify what kinds of stocks to buy and when, the psychology of trading and how to get into a winning mindset, and building a solid investment strategy that doesn't rely on trick or fads."I think it's the best book that's ever been written about stock market speculation. It's really funny, interesting, readable. The book is alive."-Michael Lewis"A must-read classic for all investors, whether brand-new or experienced."-William O'Neil

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Annotated Edition

Author: Edwin Lefevre
Publisher: Ancient Wisdom Publications
ISBN: 1950330141
Release Date: 2019-03-23
Genre: Business & Economics

The book began as a series of twelve articles published between 1922 and 1923 in The Saturday Evening Post. It is written as first-person fiction, telling the story of a professional stock trader on Wall Street. While published as fiction, it is generally accepted to be the biography of stock market whiz Jesse Livermore. Known by such nicknames such as Boy Plunger, the Great Bear or The Wall Street Wonder and the Cotton King. Livermore both made, and subsequently lost, four multi-million dollar fortunes during his career as a speculator, which lasted over three decades. Livermore was an early starter. He went to work at age 16 as a stock quotation boy for a local firm. He must have found his calling early as numbers came very easy for him and he must have had a great, almost perfect memory recall to remember earlier days activities.He finished 4 years of math in one while working as a quote boy at the local Broker's office. This is a classic book on Livermore, a fictionalized but true life story of a man who shorted Wall Street in 1929.As a very secretive person he remained a personal and business enigma to many. People have tried to emulate his trading stile and this special edition attempts to shed some lights of the men and his style of speculating.

Jesse Livermore s Two Books of Market Wisdom Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Jesse Livermore s Methods of Trading in Stocks

Author: Jesse Lauriston Livermore
Publisher:
ISBN: 1946774561
Release Date: 2019-06-27
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

For the first time, these two works attributed to the great Jesse Livermore are presented together in one volume with a new foreword by Juliette Rogers. Both contain interesting insights into Livermore's life and times as well as the reasons for his success. They remain classics and must reads for every new aspirant in the world of speculation. The two books in this volume were written in the early 1920s, when Livermore was already famous but still ascending to the peak of his wealth. The nightmare of World War I was fading, and the United States had successfully transitioned from a wartime economy into a peacetime powerhouse. Americans became enamored of cars, telephones, radios, and movies. A newfound fascination with celebrities extended beyond film stars and athletes to the rich and powerful. People wanted to know how Wall Street wizards like Jesse Livermore spun their magic. The first book, Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefèvre, offers keen insight while at the same time adding to the Livermore enigma. Reminiscences is the first-person narrative of a fictional speculator named Larry Livingston, whose life events happen to match precisely those of Jesse Livermore. As a financial journalist, biographer, and novelist, Edwin Lefèvre gave his readers their much-desired glimpse into the lofty world of Wall Street elites. He wrote eight other books, but none matched the success of Reminiscences, which has remained in print since 1923 and been translated into numerous languages. Even the understated former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan once called it "a font of investing wisdom." In true Livermore fashion, the book itself remains something of a mystery. Specifically, over the decades many readers have wondered if the book's author was not Lefèvre, but none other than Jesse Livermore. The two men were long acquainted and may have traded useful information over the years. A 1967 biography claims that Livermore, shortly before his death, acknowledged writing Reminiscences with guidance from Lefèvre, who served as "editor and coach." This revelation came to the biographer secondhand and without confirmation, so the mystery continues. However, attentive readers may note the narrator's especially gleeful tone whenever windfalls are made or old scores are settled, suggesting a connection more personal than professional. In the years following these publications, Livermore continued to burnish his legend. A 1924 run-up in wheat prices squeezed him out of $3 million, but the following year he recovered his losses and added tremendous profit when the wheat market collapsed. Of course, in this era of modest regulation, markets were vulnerable to manipulation, and Livermore--by now nicknamed the "Great Bear of Wall Street"--did not eschew such tactics.

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Author: Edwin Lefevre
Publisher: Therichestmaninbabylon.Org
ISBN: 9563100123
Release Date: 2007-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Edwin Lefevre (1871-1943) was an American journalist, writer, and statesman most noted for his writings on Wall Street business. An independently wealthy investor, while living in Hartsdale, New York a collection of Edwin Lefevre's short stories were published in 1901 under the title "Wall Street Stories." This was followed by several novels about money and finance until 1908 when Lefevre and his wife Martha and their children moved to a country estate in East Dorset, Vermont. During the 1909-1913 presidency of William Howard Taft, Edwin Lefevre was appointed an Ambassador of the United States, serving in a number of countries including Italy, Spain, and France. When his diplomatic career ended, he returned to his home in Vermont where he resumed his literary work, providing short stories for magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post and writing novels. Of the eight books authored by Edwin Lefevre his Reminiscences of a Stock Operator is considered a must-read classic by most anyone involved in the American financial community. The book began as a series of twelve articles published between 1922 and 1923 in The Saturday Evening Post. It is written as first-person fiction, telling the story of a professional stock trader on Wall Street. While published as fiction, it is generally accepted to be the biography of stock market whiz Jesse Livermore. In 1925, Lefevre came out with a second book about a stock trader, a factual biography with the title "The making of a Stockbroker." This book was about John K. Wing, a senior partner of Bronson and Barnes, a major Boston stockbrokerage, whose approach to the business provided a contrast to that of Jesse Livermore. On his passing in 1943, Edwin Lefevre's estate in East Dorset, Vermont (near Manchester) was passed to his widow. Built in 1812, it was the first home in the United States made with marble quarried right on the property. Eldest son, Edwin Lefevre, Jr. (b. 1902), who too worked on Wall Street, inherited the home and completely restored it in 1968 when he retired there. It is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Their second son, Reid Lefevre (b. 1904), was the founder of the travelling carnival know as the "King Reid Show" and a politician. He was elected to the Vermont General Assembly, serving as a member of the House of Representatives from 1947 to 1959 and the state Senate from 1961 to 1963.

Jesse Livermore

Author: Richard Smitten
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471217282
Release Date: 2002-07-15
Genre: Business & Economics

"An excellent read." —Ace Greenberg, Chairman, Bear Stearns Richard Smitten's Jesse Livermore is the first full biography ofthe legendary trader profiled in the bestselling Reminiscencesof a Stock Operator (Wiley: 0-471-05970-6). Although he diedmore than half a century ago, Livermore is considered by today'stop traders as the greatest trader who ever lived. An enigmaticloner, misanthrope, and notorious miser, Livermore revolutionizedthe profession with his innovative timing techniques, moneymanagement strategies, and high-momentum approach to tradingstocks. Smitten provides a vivid portrait of Livermore and thetimes in which he lived and operated. He deftly combines eyewitnessaccounts of those who knew Livermore with fascinating stories ofsensational love affairs, shootings, and suicides, and a detailedexploration of the trading strategies that made Livermore severalfortunes in his lifetime. Richard Smitten (Key West, FL) is the author of severalbooks, including The Godmother, the critically acclaimedstory of a famous woman criminal.

The Plunderers

Author: Edwin Lefevre
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 9781596054769
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Literary Collections

"I led the conversation round to Wall Street and incidentally said I didn't know which was easier for a man, to be a fool or to make money in the stock-market. I... had always found folly extremely easy-but successful stock speculation infinitely easier." -from "The Panic of the Lion" This collection of four interrelated short stories relates the doings of the Plunder Recovery Syndicate, a group of men who take it upon themselves to relieve financial villains of their extravagant wealth. Satirical and provocative, these tales are as fresh and entertaining today, in chaotic economic times, as they surely were when first published in 1912. Also available from Cosimo Classics: Lefevre's The Golden Flood. American journalist EDWIN LEFEVRE (1871-1943) also authored the short fiction collected in Wall Street Stories (1901), the novel Sampson Rock of Wall Street (1906), and the based-on-fact Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (1923).

Trading Triads

Author: Felipe Tudela
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470971584
Release Date: 2010-05-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Trading Triads explains the ‘Triads’ method, a system that enables simple market analysis, flagging accurate turning points as well as precise entry and exit points for trades. The book begins by introducing the reader to the Triads method and how it was developed, as well as explaining how it reflects the fundamental structure of the market. The author goes on to explain the oscillatory nature of markets, their structure and their key elements. The book explains why most indicators give false signals and explains how to avoid them. After exploring fundamental market structure, the book explains the Triads strategy. It covers precise entry and exit points as well as stop placement. Also it explains how to use Triads at the same time as other indicators to trade the markets most successfully – for example, how a simple moving average traded with the help of Triads becomes a powerful trading tool that avoids most false signals. It also shows how to trade an MACD, stochastic or any other indicator/method with the help of Triads. The purpose of these examples is to show how the Triads methodology improves significantly any trading method or trading tool. The book aims to explain to the reader a new trading method which can simplify analysis of the market, and provide a simple and extremely versatile strategy which can sit alongside the trader’s current range of tools to increase precision, and results, in their trading of the markets.

Event Studies for Financial Research

Author: D. Kliger
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137368799
Release Date: 2014-11-26
Genre: Business & Economics

Event Studies are overwhelmingly widespread in financial research, providing tools for shedding light on market efficiency, as well as measuring the impact of various occurrences on public firms' security prices. Mastering the Event Study approach is essential for researchers and practitioners alike. Event Studies for Financial Research aims to help readers obtain valuable hands-on experience with Event Study tools and gain technical skills for conducting their own studies. Kliger and Gurevich provide a detailed application of their approach, which consists of: a description of the method; references; guided applications; and elaborated framework for implementing the applications.

The Secret Code of Japanese Candlesticks

Author: Felipe Tudela
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470772829
Release Date: 2008-04-30
Genre: Business & Economics

A simple guide for using Japanese candlesticks correctly, and profitably Candlesticks have gotten a lot of attention lately, but few traders truly know how to use them wisely and profitably. Without the proper context, candlestick charting won't work. In this book, technical analysis expert Felipe Tudela shares candlestick creator Sokyu Honma's Great Market Cycle theory. With the Great Market Cycle, candlesticks reveal their powerful and simple logic and give traders the insight and context they need to use them successfully. Using these insights, readers will be able to trade each market phase in accordance with his or her own personal strategy. Felipe Tudela (Paris, France) is a researcher and specialist in technical analysis, as well as President of the Center of Financial Research in Paris.

Trading Commodities and Financial Futures

Author: George Kleinman
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 9780133367492
Release Date: 2013-03-11
Genre: Business & Economics

As an asset class, commodities are now as important as stocks and bonds – and with rapid growth in demand, profit opportunities in commodities are larger than ever. But today’s computer-driven markets are volatile and chaotic. Fortunately, you can profit consistently – and this tutorial will show you how. Building on more than 30 years of market success, George Kleinman introduces powerful trend-based techniques for consistently trading in your “sweet spot” for profits. Kleinman reveals exactly how the commodities markets have changed – and how you can use consistent discipline to avoid “shark-infested waters” and manage the market’s most dangerous risks. Ideal for every beginning-to-intermediate level trader, speculator, and investor, this guide begins with the absolute basics, and takes you all the way to highly-sophisticated strategies. You’ll discover how futures and options trading work today, how trading psychology impacts commodity markets even in an age of high-frequency computer trading, and how to avoid the latest pitfalls. Kleinman offers extensively updated coverage of electronic trading, today’s contracts, and advanced trading techniques – including his exclusive, powerful Pivot Indicator approach. Three previous editions of this tutorial have become international best-sellers. But the game has changed. Win it the way it’s played right now, with Trading Commodities and Financial Futures, Fourth Edition .