Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, Illustrated Edition

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Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, Illustrated Edition by Edwin Lef?vre

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471678762
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Series: A Marketplace Book Series , #175
Edition description: Illustrated Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 660,277
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Edwin Lefèvre was trained as a mining engineer, but became ajournalist at age nineteen. He produced eight books, including TheMaking of a Stockbroker, during his 53-year writing career. He is acelebrated finance author made famous by his publication of thefictionalized story of Jesse Livermore, which first appeared in TheSaturday Evening Post in 1922.

Table of Contents



I. The Biggest Plunger Wall Street Ever Saw: June 10,1922.

II. The Boy Trader Beats the Bucket Shops: June 17,1922.

III. I Was Dead Right-I Lost Ever Cent I Had: July 1,1922.

IV. The Quarter Million Dollar Hunch: July 15, 1922.

V. My Day of Days: August 12, 1922.

VI. No Man Living  Can Beat the Stock Market: Sept. 2,1922.

VII. Playing Another Man's Game: Sept 16, 1922.

VIII. $1 Million in Debt; $1 Million Repaid: Oct. 7,1922.

IX. Black Cats and Irresistible Impulses: Oct. 21,1922.

X. The Coffee Corner and the Price Fixing Committee: Dec. 16,1922.

XI. Why the Public Always Loses: May 19, 1923.

XII. Kings, Paupers, and the Hazards of the Game: May 26,1923.

Publisher's Postscript.

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'Reminiscence's 1923 copyright ran out a long time ago. In the early 80's Wells Wilder invited me to meet the legendary trader Stanley Kroll in Los Angeles. Stanley had quotes from Reminiscence all over the place. Stanley emphasized the lessons Livermore learned from Partridge in the 5th chapter of the book. Here is where Kroll learned how to make consistent profits trading commodities. It was Kroll's who resurrected the long out of print scrolls. In any case Jack Schwager did a Napoleon Hill of commodities traders. Jack asked the traders. The majority said 'Reminiscences,' was influential in there trading. It is no surprise that all the old timers claimed to read the same stuff! What I find about trading for a living is that there is really no one you can share your experience with without having him or her influence your trading. One thing is for sure, whoever wrote 'Reminiscences,' knew an awful lot about the development of Jesse's trading philosophy. Reminiscences does not delve into chart reading or technical analyses. It was before that. Livermore's genius is that Reminiscences lives today eighty years later, as a 'traders mind mirror.' 'Reminiscences,' echoes back your own thoughts reflected off of the mind of one of America's greatest securities traders. If you are new to the path or have lost your way, or just need a re-entry from a trading break. Reminiscences unfolds the philosophical foundation underlying 'a way of life as a trader.' No matter what your level of trading experience, if you are still alive 'Reminiscences of a stock Operator,' has something to offer you.