In his family's album it is said : http://jesselivermore.com/pics/pics_pg4.html "Livermore was subject to deep black depressions all his adult life, during success or failure. This photo was taken on November 26, 1940, two days before "The Great Bear" of Wall Street took his own life." http://jesselivermore.com/pics/pics_pg9.html "Jesse Livermore and his wife Harriet on November 27, 1940, at the Stork Club, Livermoreâs favorite night club. Looking distant, pale and wan, he would commit suicide the next day." Conclusion: being rich doesn't prevent from being unhappy.