". . . 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
I just finished reading the book about a week ago and am trying to remember anything of importance. I think is was about how the brokers make all the money selling and jamming... Read morePublished 3 days ago by John Oconnor
What a treat ... pretty interesting to see that something written in 1940 about the market is still spot on today.Published 15 days ago by Electronics Whiz
One of two books that Warren Buffett recently recommended. (The other was a book by John Bogle.)
Funny, insightful and still true. Read more
They knew how to write in those days; this stands the test of time.
A boring but crucial topic examined with wit and incisions.
The stock market is rigged and most stocker brokers are bunch of professional thieves....Fred was right!Published 1 month ago by Jim Cole
So, you want to make money on Wall Street? Good idea, only be wary of investment counselors, stock brokers, or anyone purporting to have all the answers, such as authors of books... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ricardo Mio
There are very, very few books written 75 years ago excluding a few novels that are worth reading. This book is one of them. Read morePublished 2 months ago by old dude