Reminiscences of a Stock Operator is a fictionalized story based on the trading career of Jesse Livermore. It follows his journey from the age of 15 when he made his first $1,000 to becoming a Wall Street legend.Jesse Livermore or “Boy Plunger”—the famous American investor and security analyst who made his millions from the stock market. Edwin Lefèvre tracks the exploits of Livermore as he won and lost tens of millions of dollars playing the stock and commodities markets during the early 1900s. Despite the book’s age, it continues to offer insights into the art of trading and speculation. In Jack Schwager’s Market Wizards, Reminiscences is quoted as a major source of stock trading learning material for experienced and new traders by many of the traders who Schwager interviewed. The book is considered an investment classic.