Charles Mackay's Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
A 52 Brilliant Ideas InterpretationeBook - 2009
First published in 1841, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is often cited as the best book ever written about market psychology. Author Charles Mackay chronicles many celebrated financial manias, or 'bubbles', which demonstrate his assertion that "every age has its peculiar folly; some scheme, project, or fantasy into which it plunges, spurred on by the love of gain, the necessity of excitement, or the mere force of imitation." This still holds fast today! Among the alleged 'bubbles' described by Mackay is the infamous Dutch tulip mania, the South Sea Company bubble and.
Publisher: Oxford : Infinite Ideas Ltd., 2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (120 pages)