Jesse Lauriston Livermore

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Birthday
26, 1877
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Nov 28, 1940 (63)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1877
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Nov 28, 1940 (63)

About

American stock trader known as the "Great Bear of Wall Street" who became known for winning and losing several large fortunes.

Before Fame

He began trading stocks at the age of fourteen after running away from home.

Trivia

He published the book How to Trade in Stocks: The Livermore Formula for Combining Time Element and Price in 1940.

Family Life

He was married to Nettie Jordon from 1900 to 1917 and later married Dorthea Wendt, with whom he had two children before they divorced. Harriett Metz Noble was his third wife.

Associated With

He and entrepreneur William Durant were both affected by the Stock Market crash of 1929.