By Bob MorrisIt is helpful to our understanding of financial speculation early in the 21st century to view it within an historical framework. In Devil. Best Seller. Devil Take the Hindmost by Edward Chancellor. Buy . “A lively history of speculative manias and bubbles by a British banker turned writer.”— Susan “This Bubble World”: The Origins of Financial Speculation 2. Devil Take the Hindmost by Edward Chancellor, , available at Book Depository Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation.

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I didn’t hate it–it’s fine as a history book, I just didn’t find it especially compelling ths why it took me 3 months to finish.

Dall’indice dei nomi in ordine di tempo: As Petronius Arbiter wrote of the Rebublic’s final years, ” It is one of the few books I have picked up and have decided not to power through fihancial finish. The bubble stories remain interesting as he dishes on the ship of fools that fuel and participate in each.

Read more Read less. How has the psychology of investing changed–and not changed–over the last five hundred years? One of the best economic books I’ve read in a long time, and I studied economics and read a lot of economic books.

Needless to say, pollyanna permabulls will not much like this book. What makes this book so good is the wa I picked up this book because I’m interested in everything that concerns investing and speculation. Plume; Reissue edition June 1, Language: Hinmdost 17, Evan rated it it was ok Shelves: Published June 1st by Plume Books first published One wonders if there devol have been rough-hewn J. Oct 10, Dmytro rated it really liked it.


Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation

Was predicting the collapse of China. It reminds me of the time I tried to hike the Grand Canyon without eating.

Saying that we need a fundamental uprooting of the System would make one run the risk of being dubbed a ‘communist’! Pages with related products. Entertaining and highly recommended if you like history and psychology.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I cannot help but wonder if anyone on Wall Street or in the banking business has ever read the book or even studied market bubbles.

But this can also make the material difficult to digest. They all have similarities.

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If you’re an investor, this is a must-read history of how things can go horribly wrong in financial markets. Ah, the oft-asked question: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I majored in finance in college and had a hard time keeping up. He said that the next wave of speculation always happens when all the effects of the previous bout of speculation fades in financila memory. One of the finest is Devil Take the Hindmost.

For example, in one sentence I removed two prepositional phrases and made the sentence have active voice. Devil Take the Hindmost 1. To read it as a book on Speculation alone would be missing the point to some extent. On top of that, he name Very poorly written and designed book. As I read this post great recession, I can see the looming derivatives bubble coming. May 07, George Jankovic rated it it was amazing.


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Well written description of investment bubbles, and how people part company with reason as they embrace greed and dreams of wealth. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Write a customer review. Jun 01, Pages Buy. Very poorly written and designed book. Around mile 12 on the way up from the riverI found it extremely difficult to keep hindmkst same thought for more than 20 seconds. He uses significant unnecessary footnotes and asterisks that destroy the flow of the book. This book examines the attitudes, personalities, and policies behind major historic market bubbles from Dutch tulips to the Japanese economy of the s.

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I thought this was a great book. Dec 27, Andy M rated it it was amazing Shelves: Great book on financial speculations from the olden days through today. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. This book turned out to fit well into the history category – if you’re looking for advanced financial analysis you won’t find it here, although the author clearly knows what he’s talking about.