Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Setting & Symbolism

Edwin Lefèvre
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Boston, MA

Boston is the location of Livingston's early introduction to the world of speculation. There he works in the bucket shops as a young age and places his first bets against the market. Eventually he wins so much money there that his business is refused and he has to go to New York to trade. He later returns to Boston when he loses his stake on Wall Street and has to build it up again by trading on smaller commodities exchanges. Boston is his original home and his mother lives there.

New York, NY

New York is the home of Wall Street and where Livingston has his home base most of the time. To bet on Wall Street a minimum amount of money is needed (a stake), and every now and then Livingston loses enough that he has to go somewhere else to make his money back...

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