股票作手回忆录（Jesse Livermore）英文版: REMINISCENCES OF A STOCK OPERATOR
to Jesse Lauriston Livermore (Jesse Livermore)
I went to work when I was just out of grammar school. I got a job as quotation-board boy in a stockbrokerage office. I was quick at figures. At school I did three years of arithmetic in one. I was particularly good at mental arithmetic. As quotation-board boy I posted the numbers on the big board in the customers´ room. One of the customers usually sat by the ticker and called out the prices. They couldn´t come too fast for me. I have always remembered figures. No trouble at all.
There were plenty of other employees in that office. Of course I made friends with the other fellows, but the work I did, if the market was active, kept me too busy from ten a.m. to three p.m. to let me do much talking. I don´t care for it, anyhow, during business hours.
But a busy market did not keep me from thinking abo