Reminiscences of a Stock Operator: With New Commentary and Insights on the Life and Times of Jesse Livermore, Annotated Edition


Praise for Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Annotated Edition

"It is a textbook for trading. I hand a copy to every new trader we have." –Paul Tudor Jones, from the Foreword

"The best yet! The original I read as a kid starting out and it has always been a favorite—with its unending insights. Jon Markman's marvelous new annotations add color, context, and muscular history, making this classic a really fun read you will return to repeatedly." –Ken Fisher, New York Times bestselling author, founder andCEO of Fisher Investments and 25-year Forbes "Portfolio Strategy" columnist

"The exquisite pleasure to be found in Lefèvre's street-smart narration has been attracting stock market fans to Reminiscences through many a bull and bear market." –Roger Lowenstein, author, When Genius Failed

"Every serious investor should read and re-read the classic Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, especially if you had trouble in the 2000 or 2008 market." –William J. O'Neil, founder, Investor's Business Daily and author, How to Make Money in Stocks

"An ageless gem of trading wisdom—often imitated but never surpassed." –Dr. Alexander Elder, author, Trading for a Living

Edwin LeFèvre was trained as a mining engineer, but became a journalist at age nineteen. He produced eight books, including The Making of a Stockbroker, during his fifty-three-year writing career. He was a celebrated finance author made most famous by his publication of the fictionalized story of Jesse Livermore, which first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post in 1922.

Jon D. Markman is an award-winning journalist, popular market analyst, and veteran fund manager. He was a pioneer in the development of stock-rating systems and screening software; a portfolio manager at a hedge fund; managing editor at CNBC on MSN Money; and an investment columnist and investigative reporter at the Los Angeles Times. Markman provides investment guidance in his daily Strategic Advantage and Trader's Advantage research services, as well as in his weekly MSN Money column and managed accounts. He is also the author of Swing Trading, which is published by Wiley, and two other finance books.

Foreword by Paul Tudor Jones.


Chapter I.

Chapter II.

Chapter III.

Chapter IV.

Chapter V.

Chapter VI.

Chapter VII.

Chapter VIII.

Chapter IX.

Chapter X.

Chapter XI.

Chapter XII.

Chapter XIII.

Chapter XIV.

Chapter XV.

Chapter XVI.

Chapter XVII.

Chapter XVIII.

Chapter XIX.

Chapter XX.

Chapter XXI.

Chapter XXII.

Chapter XXIII.

Chapter XXIV.

Appendix: Dow Jones Industrial Average (1985-1929).

Paul Tudor Jones on Reminiscenses.

Selected Quotes.


About the Author.