The money game
Vintage Books, 1976 - 253 pages
"This is a modern classic." -Paul A. Samuelson, First American Nobel Prize Winner in Economics "The best book there is about the stock market and all that goes with it." -The New York Times Book Review "Anyone whose orientation is toward where the action is, where the happenings happen, should buy a copy ofThe Money Gameand read it with due diligence." -Book World " 'Adam Smith' is a veteran observer and commentator on the events and people of Wall Street.... His thorough knowledge of financial affairs gives his observations a great degree of authenticity. But the joy of reading this book comes from his delightful sense of humor. He is a lively and ingeniously witty writer who never stoops to acerbity. None of the solemn, sacred cows of Wall Street escapes debunking." -Library Journal
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Adam Smith. ancestors.) "I had to change your name," said this editor on the
phone. "They wouldn't believe here that anyone was named Procrustes; just plain
Procrustes sounds too much like a pseudonym, and we don't use pseudonyms.
So I put down the first name I could remember that would fit. I think it was Adam
Smith." So then there was Adam Smith, my Sunday recreation, and it all became
too much fun to stop. First of all, when the situations I described were successful,
About The Author "The Money Game, written by one who signs himself 'Adam
Smith' (and who some believe is Harvard-and- Oxford-trained George J. W.
Goodman), is a modern-day classic. Like many modern paintings, the book looks
simple. But as W. Somerset Maugham said about an unforgettable Mondrian
abstraction: 'It looks as though you had only to take a ruler, a tube of black paint
and a tube of red, and you could do the thing yourself. Try!' " — Professor Paul A
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FRED W. / Due to Clrcumstancea Beyond Our Control V-378 FULBRIGHT, J.
WILLIAM / The Arrogance of Power V-846 FULBRIGHT, J. WILLIAM / The
Crippled Giant V-491 GANS, HERBERT JL / The Levlttownera V-167 GANS,
HERBERT J. / More Equality V-S52 GARSON, DAVID G. AND GERRY HUNNIUS
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What is remarkable about this book is how ie speaks to the issues that led to the meltdown of 2007 and 2008. The missage is sim;ple.. Beware.Many of the Amazon nreviewers commented on how the book is a pleasure to read. It it. there is humor as well as advice. Read full review
Preface to the Vintage Edition
IDENTITY ANXIETY MONEY
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