A peek at the occult side of
crazy fact won't
go away. There are people in and around Wall Street who approach the stock
market irrationally — and win,"
says Max Gunther, the author of this book as well as the heralded global
financial bestseller, The Zurich Axioms.
baffling fact is, some market players do go on winning forever. I've
sought them out and talked to them. You're
going to meet them in this book. You'll
hear their irrational explanations. Quite possibly you won’t want to believe
them. I didn't either.
assumed they were all lying to me until they proved otherwise. I made all of
them produce documentation and other evidence. And in the end I had to believe
them because there was no other choice."
first tulip was traded on that madly speculative exchange in 17th-century
Amsterdam, some very special individuals — plungers not in the Merrill Lynch
tradition — have been picking winners and harvesting huge profits with uncanny
They play the
market in ways that seem weird to the rest of us — but they win! There are those
who feel vibrations, play by the stars, read tarot cards, rely on extrasensory
perception, dream dreams, play by numbers.
Yet every single one of them is rich. You’ll meet them all in this peek at the
occult side of the street.
If you want
to play the game their way, there’s a toolbox for you inside the book — an
appendix to teach you their specialised techniques; with astrology, tarot cards,
witchcraft, magic squares, and other uncanny devices.
is carefully explained by the author, a bestselling financial writer of
unimpeachable reputation who researched this book with the objectivity of a
scientist and who vouches for the accuracy of the results described in it.