Philip Carret has "the best long term investment record of anyone I know" Warren Buffett: The Art of Speculation; In the Rare Original Dust Jacket
The Art of Speculation.
Carret, Philip L.$600.00
Item Number: 93548
New York: Barron's, 1930.
First edition of the revised edition of the Wall Street legend’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece of the New York Stock Exchange. Near fine in a near fine original dust jacket. Rare in the original jacket.
The Art of Speculation presents a complete review of the tools of the speculator and offers a full education on a variety of securities especially bonds, stocks, and derivatives. Philip L. Carret was a Wall Street legend and pioneer of one of the first mutual funds. Warren Buffett said of Carret that he had "the best long term investment record of anyone I know." "The Art of Speculation is laden with insights and studies that are as fresh today as newly cut grass . . . a joy to read. The topics covered were timeless in 1931 . . . and written in 24-carat prose" (Victor Niederhoffer).