In The Art of Speculation, Philip Carret helps investors deal with the unknown. Here are some lessons from the book. The Art of Speculation presents a complete review of the tools of the Philip L. Carret was a Wall Street legend and pioneer of one of the first mutual funds. Offering an accessible yet exhaustive roadmap to the markets, The Art of Speculation delineates the tenets of the speculative endeavor and basic value.

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He explained that this reduces the variance of losing money if something goes wrong. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Speculatioh Lifeblood of Speculation. There is brilliance in their simplicity-in fact, it is clear why Warren Buffett once called Carret one of the greatest investors of all time. Amazon expects to implement “We’re excited about Prime Air” in the spceulation future.

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In the current frothy stock market environment it is helpful to read his insights into the Great Crash of to see if there are useful parallels. The Romance of Buried Treasure. With thorough explanations of exactly what speculation is, its role in business, and its importance in the “financial machinery, ” Carret provides important details on speculation vehicles, price movement, bull markets, balance sheets, and income statements.


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Misleading title, provides insightful comments on analysing companies from a business perspective. Not one detail is overlooked. The loss which is due to the unknown factor in one case will be counterbalanced by an unexpectedly large profit in another.

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speclation Jun 07, Aharon rated it really liked it. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions How to Read an Income Statement. This quote taught me that speculation is an art that is intertwined with intuition; it further strengthened my confidence in trusting my instincts in life, especially while investing.

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