Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?: or A Good Hard Look at Wall Street Fred Schwed Jr. was a professional trader who got out of the market after losing a. Where are the Customers’ Yachts?: Or a Good Hard Look at Wall Street (Wiley Investment Classics) 1st Edition (English, Paperback, Fred Schwed, Marketplace . Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?: Or a Good Hard by. Fred Schwed Jr., Covers the gamut of financial players and the clients who bring them business.

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All the answers, comments and habits that just don’t get questioned.

We read useful other thoughts, couched in humorous self-deprecation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I find it especially amusing that almost jachts has changed in the last 75 years since the book was written in thehowever, this is, most likely, due to the fact that a biological machine, aka homo sapiens sapiens, is primarily lead by emotions such as greed and fear.

Book Review: Where Are The Customers’ Yachts by Fred Schwed

Not too useful for someone who already doesn’t think highly of wall street and people in general. It’s an insightful and witty read as promised. A book which is still running so well after 60 years gives a clear indication on its content!

Years later, he published a bestselling children’s book entitled Wacky, the Small Boyand then went on to write Where Are the Customers’ Yachts? Refresh and try again. His choice of words are simply unmatched. Maybe we should treat it like everything else that we are good at – something that captures our interest and doesn’t scare us. Wall Street has never looked so funny before! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. An inside look of the wall street from back in the early days.


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However, wheree is possible that Wall Street has more than its fair share of the negatives, given the belief that big money is attainable without the years of study or the incredibly hard work that is required of any successful professional. Quoted by Malkiel, I thought I would read this.

Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?: Or a Good Hard Look at Wall Street by Fred Schwed Jr.

Read this and put your feet firmly on the ground. May 02, Ned rated it it was ok. If one of them has to be disappointed, it’s bound to be the former. Quick, funny, and informative.

Jan 12, Tim Robinson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apr 08, Ferdinand Sia custo,ers it liked it. I would recommend this book to anyone being at least a bit cynical about the Wall Street culture. On the pessimistic note, the win-loss situation turns to be coin flips. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Every now and then, it happens that some poor financially illiterate soul gets suckered into the world of speculation. This book is a little bit dated, but really it holds up pretty well.


May 25, KennyO rated it really liked it Shelves: The names of institutions and professional titles have changed over time, but Schwed comically and wittily proclaims why broker dealers are only in it for themselves – in the 40’s and today.

It works for me. Time fells the favored; the fallen rise. Sschwed has some hilarious stuff on this topic. Where Are the Customers’ Yachts: Dec 26, Gregory Long rated it liked it. I think that is one of the purposes with humor and satire – helping improve ourselves. Be the first to ask a question about Where Are the Customers’ Yachts? Maybe then we would ask more, think more and get fooled less. As a financial author myself, I’m jealous of the way Fred Schwed Jr. Preview — Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?

The probe into the wall street operations forces you to rethink “passion” for the financial markets.