"More than half a century on, Where Are the Customers’ Yachts? Remains a fascinating read" (Money Week
, July 2006)
From the Back Cover
"Once I picked it up I did not put it down until I finished. . . . What Schwed has done is capture fullyin deceptively clean languagethe lunacy at the heart of the investment business."
From the Foreword by Michael Lewis, Bestselling author of Liar's Poker
". . . one of the funniest books ever written about Wall Street."
Jane Bryant Quinn, The Washington Post
"How great to have a reissue of a hilarious classic that proves the more things change the more they stay the same. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent."
"It's amazing how well Schwed's book is holding up after fifty-five years. About the only thing that's changed on Wall Street is that computers have replaced pencils and graph paper. Otherwise, the basics are the same. The investor's need to believe somebody is matched by the financial advisor's need to make a nice living. If one of them has to be disappointed, it's bound to be the former."
John Rothchild, Author, A Fool and His Money, Financial Columnist, Time magazine