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A Brief History of Panics in the United States
A Bubble that Broke the World
A Century of Prices
The ABC of Money, Including The Gospel of Wealth and The Way to Wealth
The ABC of Stock Speculation
The Art of Speculation
The Art of Wall Street Investing
Beating the Stock Market
Because People Matter
The Business of Trading in Stocks
Competitive Business, Caring Business
Dare to Care
The Facts About Speculation
Financial Crises and Periods of Industrial and Commercial Depression
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report
Foolish Finance
Frenzied Finance: The Crime of Amalgamated
The Game in Wall Street and How to Play It Successfully
Global Trends 2015
Global Trends 2025
How I Trade and Invest in Stocks and Bonds
If You Must Speculate, Learn the Rules
Indian Currency and Finance
Instincts of the Herd in Peace and War
The Law
Lombard Street: A Description of the Money Market
Men and Mysteries of Wall Street
Money and the Mechanism of Exchange
Noble Enterprise: The Commonsense Guide to Uplifting People and Profits
One-Way Pockets: The Book of Books on Wall Street Speculation
Other People's Money and How Bankers Use It
The Pecora Investigation: Stock Exchange Practices and the Causes of the 1929 Wall Street Crash
The Pitfalls of Speculation
Plunder: Investigating Our Economic Calamity and Subprime Scandal
The Plunderers
The Psychology of Speculation
The Psychology of the Stock Market
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
The Secret of Wealth
Speculation: Its Sound Principles and Rules for Its Practice
Small Change: How Fifty Dollars Can Change the World
The Stock Market Barometer
Ten Years of Wall Street
Tidal Swings of the Stock Market
Up from Wall Street: The Responsible Investment
Wall Street: Its Mysteries Revealed, Its Secrets Exposed
Wall Street and the Financial Crisis: Anatomy of a Financial Collapse
Wall Street in History
Wall Street Speculation: Its Tricks and Its Tragedies
If You Must Speculate, Learn the Rules
If You Must Speculate, Learn the Rules
By Franklin J. Williams
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Haphazard dabbling in stocks by amateur traders undoubtedly is dangerous. The odds are all in favor of losing money. The risks can be greatly reduced if the trader only would make some attempt to learn the rules of the game. Driving an automobile is dangerous, and few people attempt it without first learning something of the mechanism of the car. But any death-dealing machine can be made safe through knowledge of its working parts and possibilities. - from the Foreword

There are common-sense rules for even the most daring investment speculation, even in a precarious economic environment ... as in the wake of the dramatic stock market crash of 1929. This guide to smart speculating offers sound advice on determining whether you're really cut out for speculation, what warning signs in your financial situation should steer you toward safer investing, the best way to use margin trading, how to find reliable information on stocks, why you should shun all tips, why you should be a "bad loser," and much more. Not just a historical guide to one of the most unstable periods in American economic history, this is a useful primer for today's investor, too.