A Fool and His Money : The Odyssey of an Average Investor (Wiley Investment Classic)
John RothchildISBN: 0471251518; 9780471251514;
"There is one thing that can be said about A Fool and His Money that cannot be said about any other colume of investment advice: You will never make a penny from the information in this book. No work on the subject of personal finance has even tried to make this claim before. That is because works on the subject of personal finance are all lying. John Rothchild is the only fully honest author in the genre."—from the Foreword by P. J. O'Rourke. A veritable gold mine of comic insight into the predicament of an average investor's avid pursuit of wealth, A Fool and His Money is John Rothchild's critically acclaimed personal account of a year devoted to investing his money in the markets. The entire investment world—its characters, institutions, customs, and myths-passes under Rothchild's sharp and profoundly humorous scrutiny. Acclaim for A Fool and His Money "What makes this book so good is that Rothchild can explain things like naked puts . . . and leave...