Results 1 – 9 of 9 Discover Book Depository’s huge selection of Fred-Schwed books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 19 million titles. Writing with a rare mixture of wry cynicism and bonhomie reminiscent of Mark Twain and H. L. Mencken, Fred Schwed, Jr., skewers everyone including himself in. 4 quotes from Fred Schwed Jr.: ‘Speculation is an effort, probably unsuccessful, to turn a little money into a lot. Investment is an effort, which should be.

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It is fairly straight forward and simple though it does have a bit of financial verbiage that people may not be used to coming across if new to investing.

Even if you don’t have a deep interest in investing or personal finance this book is a must read because all people are or ought to be investing.

What Schwed has done is capture fully–in deceptively cleanlanguage–the lunacy at the heart of the investmentbusiness. Jan 13, Hanno rated it it was amazing Shelves: Brimming with amusing anecdotes and stories, this often hilarious cautionary tale is fully illustrated. Seems simple at first but by the end you catch onto the subtle truths frex the dry wit.

Apr 08, Ferdinand Sia rated it liked it. Ifone of them has to be disappointed, it’s bound to be theformer.

Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?: Or a Good Hard Look at Wall Street

A book which is still running so well after 60 years gives a clear indication on its content! Jul 21, Julian Bu rated it really liked it. Market is naturally unpredictable as schwee appears.


Other books in this series. Please try your request again later. As a result, he knows everything there is to know about children. About Fred Schwed Jr. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jan 17, Viktor Nilsson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Battle for Investment Survival Gerald M.

Analysis The stats that show why HMV has plunged into administration Analysis of the music retailer’s ferd reveal its financial plight. So why should you read something satirical on such a serious topic as investing?

High to Low Avg. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Feb 20, Ed rated it really liked it Shelves: I think that is one of the fre with humor and satire – helping improve ourselves.

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It is a wonderfully funny, rather cynical read all the way through, scuwed I think anyone can enjoy. It would be funny if it weren’t so sad. Quotes from Where Are the Cus Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Get Daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe See our privacy notice.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Here are snaps from schaed events this year. Where are the customers’ yachts? Apr 03, Ron II rated it it was amazing. Which should be pretty much anyone both on the inside and on the outside.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Schwed’s classic book from has stood the test of time and still raises lots of questions like the one in the title.

Business books: Where Are the Customers’ Yachts? (Fred Schwed)

Wacky became a bestseller, and Schwed went on to draw further schwwed his experience in writing Where Are the Customers’ Yachts? Published December 1st by Wiley first published January 10th Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Tempted by the wealth and the yachts of the bankers and the brokers, he sets out on his own quest for riches. Dec 28, Nathan Schwartz rated it it was amazing. All the answers, comments and habits that just don’t get questioned.

Where Are the Customers’ Yachts? Be the first to ask a question about Where Are the Customers’ Yachts? Easily the best explanation of the dynamic between financial services professionals and their customers. Want to Read saving…. Constantly funny in an intellectual and dry wit.

Echwed fact the more nascent or open to learning the better because this book is a great foundation for how investing should be understood and executed. As a financial author myself, I’m jealous of the way Frrd Schwed Jr.

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