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Education of a Speculator

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ISBN-10: 0471249483

ISBN-13: 9780471249481

Edition: 1996

Authors: Victor Niederhoffer

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Niederhoffer, a highly successful trader who has advised and invested for George Soros and other high-flyers, reveals his own trading tips and strategies, providing a unique insight into the technical and fundamental theories of the markets.
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List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/19/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.94" long x 1.24" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

George Sand began life as Aurore Dupin, the daughter of a count and a dressmaker. Educated both on her aristocratic grandmother's estate and in a Parisian convent, at 18 she married Casimer Dudevant, a provincial gentleman whose rough temperament was the opposite of her own, and from whom she obtained a separation several years later. At 31 she moved to Paris, where she changed her name and plunged into the bohemian world of French romanticism. Frequently dressed in men's clothing, she participated actively in literary debates, cultural events, and even the revolution of 1848. Sand was friend and correspondent with many of the major artists and writers of her age, including Balzac,…    

The Old Trader and the Yen
Brighton Beach Training
The Losers
The Little People
A Brighton Pedigree
The Boardwalk
The Brighton Cycles
Brokerage House Bellwethers
Lessons from Livermore
Racquet Training
The Finest Gentleman
Control of Temper
Economy of Motion
Some Lessons from Willie Sutton
A Three-Person Partnership
Panics and Hoodoos
Buy after the Panic
The Mighty Fallen
Were You Short? Middlemen
Gimme a Hundred HAT
Once Burned
My First Stock
Small Profits
A Good Chew
Hard Times Are Here
Looking for Lost Luck
Magnums and Jeroboams
A Harvard Club Hoodoo
The Anti-Hoodoo
Unlucky Days
Everyone Retires to the South
Delphic Oracles and Science
Delphic Ambiguity
Less Gas, More Fog
The Ambiguous Prediction
A Taxonomy
Humble Pie with Whipped Cream
The Long Night
The Light Dawns
Men as Other Men
The Method
Applied Science
Fads and Especially Fallacies
How It's Done Downtown
A Plethora of Auguries
Losses, Comebacks, Trends, and the Weather
How to Lose
Feigning Injury
Advice from an Expert
Practical Losses
The Revenge Factor
Champions vs. Losers
The Pivotal Question
Penumbra of Fluctuation
The Wind Is Your Friend
Forecasting the Weather and Prices
Building Blocks
Midnight Oil
Back to the Drawing Board
Congestion of Prices
Cotton in Ears
Winning and Self-Reliance
That Austere Tradition
Hey, All-American
Time Not Wasted
Drop a Perpendicular
Simple Guesses
Accepted at Harvard
The Postman Doesn't Ring
Skating through Harvard
Cultivate Our Gardens
Niederhoffering the Guts
How to "Niederhoffer" a Class
Paying My Way
Blowing in the Wind
Lese Majeste
Harvard Investments
The Nature of Games
Vickie Sawyer
Stoop Ball
Disaster Lies in the Middle
Seize the Moment
Lady, I Did It
Hades of a Note
Hey, That's Not Fair!
Going for Broke
An Animal Instinct
Game of Life
Essential Board Games
Checkers in My Life
A Checkers Mecca
Board Meeting in Progress
Tom Wiswell
Rules of the Game
Before the Game
During the Game
After the Game
Character of a Winner
Gambling the Vig
I Speculate, You Gamble
A Fallen Gambler
Two Hustler-Speculators at Work
Rake versus Ruin--The Vig
The Road to Riches Is Paved with Bodies
Gambling and Speculation
Professional Gamblers
Titans to Be
Running a Play
Pride Goeth
Russ Raises the Stakes
Horse Racing and Market Cycles
Watching the Wheels Turn
Bookie and the Education of a Young Gambler
Elements of Handicapping
The Take
The Consensus
Emotion and Self-Doubt
Beware of Switches
The Principle of Ever-Changing Cycles
Old Haunts
Deception and Charts
The Natural Order
Even Chess Players Cheat
By Hook or by Crook
Primates and Deception (It Runs in the "Family")
Deceptive Technical Patterns
Ecological Theories of Deception
Circumspection and Distrust: An Economic Theory of Deception
Principles of Deception
One Species, All Deceits--It's War
Second to Ants?
Playing Dead
Concealing Coloration
Disruptive Behavior
Changes in Tempo
Markets versus Moths
Never the Twain
My Grandfather's Bent
Artie's Allusions
My Sex Education
An Attractive Reporter
Keep Your Distance
The Mistress of the Market
History of Sex and Speculation
Transgressions Close to Home
The Science of Sex
Sex in the Speculator's Family
Returns and Randomness: Academic Style
Five Glorious Years
The Lorie Years
A Quantum Variation
An Historic Chance Phone Call
An Unfortunate Short
An Ear Full of Cider
The Random Walk Theory
Competing Hypotheses
Transactions and Regularities
Blue Monday
Reversal of Fortune
An Ounce of Testing
The January Effect
Yearly Seasonals
The Fortunate Illness
Jew or Squash Player?
The Western Frontier
The Goodman Technique
The Chief Rabbi
Time Series Charts
The Subjective Nature of Academic Research
Final Days in the West
Connections to Monitor
Market Chains
Reasons for Interrelations
Bogus Intermarket Relations
Leiningen and the Markets
Humility in Interrelations
The October 1987 Crash
Correlations between Markets
International Connections
Japanese Case Study
A Japanese Field Trip
A Japanese-American Web
International Correlations
Profitability of Intermarket Trading
Connections to Monitor
Music and Counting
Music in the Market
Funeral Music
Pure Music
Predictive Music and Markets
Emotional Moves
Contrast and Repetition
Dissonance and Resolution
Rules for Success
Rules for Mastering an Elemental Activity
Music and Counting
Difficulty of Counting
How to Count
Counting Education
Computer-Assisted Moves
Musician and Counter Employees
Danger of End
The Ecology of Markets
The Field at the Board
Ecological Principles
Market Ecosystem
Public Producers
Managed Futures Public
Other Publics
Governmental Contributors
The Primary Consumers
Fixed-Income Herbivores
Carnivores--Hedge Funds
Rules and Regulations
Maintaining Rent
Public's Bullishness
The Gold Roller Coaster
Competitive Exclusion
Homeostatic Functions
Some Brighton Bargains
A Modern Panic
Candlestick Analysis Punishment
Valuing the Goods
Chinese Firedrill
Artie's Last Game
Going Dutch
Please Hold All Seminar Tickets
The Best Bargainer
Trading Susan
Doc Bo
A Nixon Connection
Consonant Dissonance
Code of Brighton
A Long Two Minutes
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