Is your investment in that new Internet stock a sign of stock market savvy or an act of peculiarly American speculative folly? How has the. Edward Chancellor examines the nature of speculation–from medieval Rodham Clinton, Devil Take the Hindmost is part history, part social science, and . Devil Take the Hindmost by Edward Chancellor, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Chancel,or story repeats in history following the same pattern. This book was written before the bursting of the dot-com and housing market bubbles, but they followed the same pattern: 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.
Chancelllr Chancellor, Edward, Edition 1st ed. But it looks to me that his own book shows that it is endemic to the Free market system because of the above mentioned fundamental human failings.
This is, therefore, a relatively straightforward history, but it’s an entertaining one, filling in details that I’d not previously been aware of. Jun 01, Pages. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
Devil Take the Hindmost
Such hindmosg on page So, Speculation is here to stay and we better learn to live with it. It’s unfortunate, lots of gems, but too rough.
A scheming small group of investors starts a bubble, and later less knowledgable investors are lured in after them. Chancellor explores bubbles from the Tulip to the Tech boom of the 90’s. Other editions – View rake Devil Take the Hindmost: Jul 02, Tyler rated it really liked it.
Rea Chancellor explores bubbles from the Tulip to the Tech boom of the 90’s. Refresh and try again. Read it Forward Read it first. Devil Take the Hindmost 1. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The book offers examples of these.
It’s a good blend of stories, some data, and reflection and analysis cited from contemporaneous sources as well as the author’s own ones. About Devil Take the Hindmost Is your investment in that new Internet stock a sign of stock market savvy or an act of peculiarly American speculative folly?
Comments and reviews What are comments? May 07, George Jankovic rated it it was amazing. Subjects Speculation — History. Or the speculative mania takes an unexpected new form.
Aug 31, Alex rated it hindmoost was amazing Shelves: Indeed, Chancellor seems skeptical of the entire project of preventing or limiting speculation, and presents considerable reason for the reader to become skeptical as well. Written inseems like not too many people have read it before technology bubble or crash Return to Book Page.
There are some who will refuse to read this book after finding the first favorable quotation of Keynes, but tue depriving themselves of some interesting history. Very poorly written and designed book. And, as in carnivals, binges of financial speculation demand a symbolic victim such as Mike Eedvard or Bernie Madoff.
Interesting and informative; I’d seen many of these situations alluded to in various investment books but this provides much more detail. I thought, why didn’t his editor do this