2011 Reprint of 1933 Model. Full facsimile of the distinctive model, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software program program. Smitley wrote "Popular Financial Delusions" in 1933, when the world was inside the depths of the Good Melancholy. He had started out on the New York Stock Commerce, nevertheless gave it as a lot as buy a bookshop on Wall Street, and he turned an skilled. Larger nonetheless, he understood markets–and he had a a lot greater assortment of pithy phrases than the "Oxford Dictionary of Quotations". The book is a set of about 70 sections, each of which stands by itself. None has any reverence for the sacred cows of the funding world. From the funding perception to the mortgage, to the pension, monetary establishment deposit and – positive – even Gold; one after the other Smitley skillfully slices them up, and reveals them for what they so sometimes are." Analysis by Paul Tustain.