New York: Whittlesey House/McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1930. First Edition. Octavo. Item #022126
2nd printing. The author, who is writing under a pseudonym is a financial executive of one of the leading institutions of the country. He boldly analyzes the technique of stock speculations, pointing out its essential risks, but showing how these may be minimized by a mastery of the intricacies of trading and a knowledge of fundamental values. He discusses trading, the mechanics of trading, the movements of stock prices as a whole and the different meanings of "value", price fluctuations their causes, and more. Bound in red cloth lettered in black, spine lettering black, small area of fading to head and foot, in unclipped pictorial dust jacket with chips to spine, corners and a few edges with piece torn away to rear panel, and a few closed tears.