May

6

I am reading Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain about his years as a steamboat pilot. It was a treacherous business and shares much in common with trading bonds.


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  1. Radek Dobias on May 6, 2015 1:47 pm

    Mark Twain was notorious for being a big loser in trading. He lost a fortune trading the futures of his day.

  2. anand on May 6, 2015 2:46 pm

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7LGEPESUkQ

    The Mississippi Gambler 1953 .. makes you appreciate the stock market, yes you may get stitched up but at least nobody pulls a gun on you. A

  3. anand on May 6, 2015 2:51 pm

    note: he should have gone with Ann (Julie Adams) .. the one he got stuck with at the end is a nut(and the cause of most of the problems in the first place).

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