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"When everybody thinks alike, everyone is likely to be wrong."  The ten words quoted above are, according to Humphrey B. Neill, a potent factor behind the economic booms and busts that blight our civilization.  The "Mississippi Bubble", Holland's incredible "Tulipmania" and the New York stock market crash of 1929 are historic examples of disasters magnified and hastened by the pressure of mass opinion.  Neill describes these occurrences in detail and tells the reader how to avoid and recognize the dangers that "following the pack" can pose to the discerning investor.

Synopsis:

This is a classic on the subject, showing how to recognize what the masses believe and think in a contrary manner.

About the Author

Humphrey B. Neill (1977) spent his life observing and writing about the folly of group thinking that is all too prevalent throughout our society. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780870041105
Author:
Neill, Humphrey B.
Publisher:
Caxton Press
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Personal Finance - Investing
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Public opinion
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Investments & Securities
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19540131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
201
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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