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Charles Mackay's extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds [electronic resource] : a 52 brilliant ideas interpretation / by Tim Phillips.

By: Phillips, Tim.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Infinite Success: Publisher: Oxford : Infinite Ideas Ltd., 2009Description: 1 online resource (120 p.).ISBN: 9781907518652 (electronic bk.); 1907518657 (electronic bk.); 9781907755903 (electronic bk.); 190775590X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Reference & resource series | Mackay, Charles | Success in business | Investments -- Psychological aspects | Stock exchanges -- Psychological aspects | Social psychology | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Conspiracy TheoriesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Charles Mackay's Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds : A Modern-Day Interpretation of a Finance ClassicDDC classification: 001.96 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Front cover; Front page; Copyright; Table of contents; Introduction; 1. Too many repeats; 2. Too good to be true; 3. Be a contrarian; 4. 20/20 Hindsight; 5. Fundamentally wrong; 6. Investments can go down; 7. Sell too soon; 8. The king is in the altogether; 9. Blame someone; 10. A very british bubble; 11. Don't believe the hype; 12. Past performance; 13. All-in economics; 14. Beware of imitation; 15. Flower power; 16. Escape the crowd; 17. Going to Abilene; 18. Pump and dump; 19. Survivor bias; 20. The bubble that wasn't; 21. What don't you know?; 22. Forever blowing bubbles.
23. Turning wasted time into gold24. Ripley's believe it or not; 25. The need to believe; 26. The big shill; 27. Pure quackery; 28. Not in the stars; 29. Under a spell; 30. It's a sign; 31. Future imperfect; 32. Sugar pills; 33. Hair today; 34. An ordinary bloke; 35. Telling tales; 36. Count the cost; 37. Be careful what you wish for; 38. Kids do the funniest things; 39. What goes on tour; 40. Don't panic; 41. A witch (allegedly); 42. The hidden hand; 43. From the top; 44. The dead puppy statue; 45. Slow poison; 46. Simplest is best; 47. We found that funny?; 48. Chattin breeze.
49. Ordinary decent criminals50. Their own rules; 51. Pistols at dawn; 52. Especially for you; Index.
Summary: First published in 1841, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is often cited as the best book ever written about market psychology. Author Charles Mackay chronicles many celebrated financial manias, or 'bubbles', which demonstrate his assertion that "every age has its peculiar folly; some scheme, project, or fantasy into which it plunges, spurred on by the love of gain, the necessity of excitement, or the mere force of imitation." This still holds fast today! Among the alleged 'bubbles' described by Mackay is the infamous Dutch tulip mania, the South Sea Company bubble and.
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Front cover; Front page; Copyright; Table of contents; Introduction; 1. Too many repeats; 2. Too good to be true; 3. Be a contrarian; 4. 20/20 Hindsight; 5. Fundamentally wrong; 6. Investments can go down; 7. Sell too soon; 8. The king is in the altogether; 9. Blame someone; 10. A very british bubble; 11. Don't believe the hype; 12. Past performance; 13. All-in economics; 14. Beware of imitation; 15. Flower power; 16. Escape the crowd; 17. Going to Abilene; 18. Pump and dump; 19. Survivor bias; 20. The bubble that wasn't; 21. What don't you know?; 22. Forever blowing bubbles.

23. Turning wasted time into gold24. Ripley's believe it or not; 25. The need to believe; 26. The big shill; 27. Pure quackery; 28. Not in the stars; 29. Under a spell; 30. It's a sign; 31. Future imperfect; 32. Sugar pills; 33. Hair today; 34. An ordinary bloke; 35. Telling tales; 36. Count the cost; 37. Be careful what you wish for; 38. Kids do the funniest things; 39. What goes on tour; 40. Don't panic; 41. A witch (allegedly); 42. The hidden hand; 43. From the top; 44. The dead puppy statue; 45. Slow poison; 46. Simplest is best; 47. We found that funny?; 48. Chattin breeze.

49. Ordinary decent criminals50. Their own rules; 51. Pistols at dawn; 52. Especially for you; Index.

First published in 1841, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is often cited as the best book ever written about market psychology. Author Charles Mackay chronicles many celebrated financial manias, or 'bubbles', which demonstrate his assertion that "every age has its peculiar folly; some scheme, project, or fantasy into which it plunges, spurred on by the love of gain, the necessity of excitement, or the mere force of imitation." This still holds fast today! Among the alleged 'bubbles' described by Mackay is the infamous Dutch tulip mania, the South Sea Company bubble and.

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