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Overview

Timeless Wit and Wisdom on the Birth of Modern Wall Street

“Lefévre's lessons on this subject are state of the art-and he provides lots more fun at the same time. His stories are a delight.”
-Peter L. Bernstein, author, Capital Ideas Evolving and Against the Gods

Wall Street Stories is as relevant today as they were over a century ago. Lefévre's descriptions of investor behavior are now the standard lessons of behavioral finance.”
—Burton G. Malkiel, author, A Random Walk Down Wall Street, 9th Edition

Wall Street Stories, Edwin Lefévre's collection of masterful short stories, is a box of rare financial bon bons; I guarantee you won't be able to eat just one.”
—William Bernstein, author, The Four Pillars of Investing and Birth of Plenty

“More than a century after he first crafted these insightful parables of fear and greed, Edwin Lefévre's Wall Street Storie continues to furnish investment lessons and wisdom that are as priceless, timeless, and peerless today as they were when American capital markets first emerged onto the global stage.”
-David M. Darst, author, The Art of Asset Allocation, Second Edition

“Markets are driven by the law of supply and demand and human nature (hope, fear, and greed) which doesn't change. Wall Street Stories tells you about stock pools and human psychology on daily display.”
-William J. O'Neil, Chairman & Founder, Investor's Business Daily and www. investors.com

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071544849
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/3/2008
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 1.02 (d)

Meet the Author

Edwin Lefévre (1871-1943) was an American journalist, author, and statesman most noted for his writing on Wall Street. Appointed an Ambassador of the United States by President Howard Taft in 1909, he served in posts in a number of countries, including Italy, France, and Spain. At the end of his diplomatic career in 1913, Lefévre returned to his home in Vermont where he resumed his literary work, writing novels and contributing short stories for magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post and McClure's.

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Table of Contents

Introduction by Jack Schwager

The Woman and Her Bonds

The Break in Turpentine

The Tipster

A Philanthropic Whisper

The Man Who Won

The Lost Opportunity

Pike’s Peak or Bust

A Theological Tipster

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