Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds and Confusin de Confusiones

By: Fridson, Martin S.

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"The market never ceases to befuddle and beguile. These twovenerable works are fixtures on the short lists for most valuablebooks on the securities markets, and investors continue to cherishthem." -From the Introduction by Martin S. Fridson ManagingDirector, Merrill Lynch & Co. Author of InvestmentIllusions

Exploring the sometimes hilarious, sometimes devastating impact ofcrowd behavior and trading trickery on the financial markets, thisbook brilliantly combines two all-time investment classics.Extraordinary Popular Delusions and Confusi?n de Confusionestake us from Tulipmania in 1634-when tulips actually traded at ahigher price than gold-to the South Sea "bubble" of 1720, andbeyond. Securities analyst and author Martin Fridson guides you ona quirky, entertaining, and intriguing journey back throughtime.

Chosen by the Financial Times as Two of the Ten Best Books EverWritten on Investment

Critical Praise . . .

"This is the most important book ever written about crowdpsychology and, by extension, about financial markets. A seriousstudent of the markets and even anyone interested in the extremesof human behavior should read this book " -Ron Insana, CNBC

"In combining 'Extraordinary' with 'Confusion, ' the result is notextraordinary confusion. Instead, with clarity, the book sears intomodern investor minds the dangers of following the crowd." -GregHeberlein, The Seattle Times

"You will see between its staid lines (written in ye olde Englishand as ponderable as Buddha's navel) that, despite what the mediasays, nothing really important has changed in the financial marketsin centuries." -Kenneth L. Fisher, Forbes

Title: Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds and Confusin de Confusiones

Author Name: Fridson, Martin S.

Categories: Business & Economics,

Publisher: Wiley: December 1995

ISBN Number: 0471133124

ISBN Number 13: 9780471133124

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Used - Very Good

Seller ID: 20357