Unknown Market Wizards Book

Unknown Market Wizards


  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : Harriman House Limited
  • Release Date : 2020-11-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857198709

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Unknown Market Wizards Excerpt :

The Market Wizards are back! Unknown Market Wizards continues in the three-decade tradition of the hugely popular Market Wizards series, interviewing exceptionally successful traders to learn how they achieved their extraordinary performance results. The twist in Unknown Market Wizards is that the featured traders are individuals trading their own accounts. They are unknown to the investment world. Despite their anonymity, these traders have achieved performance records that rival, if not surpass, the best professional managers. Some of the stories include: - A trader who turned an initial account of $2,500 into $50 million. - A trader who achieved an average annual return of 337% over a 13-year period. - A trader who made tens of millions using a unique approach that employed neither fundamental nor technical analysis. - A former advertising executive who used classical chart analysis to achieve a 58% average annual return over a 27-year trading span. - A promising junior tennis player in the UK who abandoned his quest for a professional sporting career for trading and generated a nine-year track record with an average annual return just under 300%. World-renowned author and trading expert Jack D. Schwager is our guide. His trademark knowledgeable and sensitive interview style encourages the Wizards to reveal the fascinating details of their training, experience, tactics, strategies, and their best and worst trades. There are dashes of humour and revelations about the human side of trading throughout. The result is an engrossing new collection of trading wisdom, brimming with insights that can help all traders improve their outcomes.

Stock Market Wizards Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Stock Market Wizards


  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061857188

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Stock Market Wizards Excerpt :

The third in the bestselling Market Wizards series, this time focusing on the barometer of the economy—the stock market. It has been nearly a decade since the publication of the highly successful The New Market Wizards. The interim has witnessed the most dynamic bull market in US stock history, a collapse in commodity prices, dramatic failures in some of the world's leading hedge funds, the burst of the Internet bubble, a fall into recession and subsequent rumblings of recovery. Who have been the 'market wizards' during this tumultuous financial period? How did some traders manage to significantly outperform a stockmarket that during its heyday moved virtually straight up? This book will feature interviews with a variety of traders who achieved phenomenal financial success during the glory days of the Internet boom. In contrast with the first two Market Wizard books, which included traders from a broad financial spectrum—stocks, bonds, currencies and futures—this volume will focus on traders in the stockmarket.

The New Market Wizards Book

The New Market Wizards


  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118538784

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The New Market Wizards Excerpt :

Praise for THE NEW MARKET WIZARDS "Jack Schwager simply writes the best books about trading I've ever read. These interviews always give me a lot to think about. If you like learning about traders and trading, you'll find that reading this book is time well spent." -Richard Dennis, President, The Dennis Trading Group, Inc. "Jack Schwager's deep knowledge of the markets and his extensive network of personal contacts throughout the industry have set him apart as the definitive market chronicler of our age." -Ed Seykota "Very interesting indeed!" -John Train, author of The Money Masters "Successful trading demands longtime experience because it requires firsthand knowledge. If there is a shortcut to this requirement, however, it is in reading about the experiences of others. Jack Schwager's book provides that shortcut. If you find yourself sweating upon occasion as you read, then you're as close to the trading experience as you can get without actually doing it yourself." -Robert R. Prechter, Jr., editor, The Elliott Wave Theorist THE NEW MARKET WIZARDS Some traders distinguish themselves from the herd. These supertraders make millions of dollars-sometimes in hours-and consistently outperform their peers. As he did in his acclaimed national bestseller, Market Wizards, Jack Schwager interviews a host of these supertraders, spectacular winners whose success occurs across a spectrum of financial markets. These traders use different methods, but they all share an edge. How do they do it? What separates them from the others? What can they teach the average trader or investor? In The New Market Wizards, these wildly successful traders relate the financial strategies that have rocketed them to success, as well as the embarrassing losses that have proven them all too human. Meet the Wizards of Wall Street: * Stan Druckenmiller, who, as manager of the Soros Quantum Fund, realized an average annual return of more than 38 percent on assets ranging between $2.0 and $3.5 billion *

Hedge Fund Market Wizards Book

Hedge Fund Market Wizards


  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-04-25
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118283615

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Hedge Fund Market Wizards Excerpt :

Fascinating insights into the hedge fund traders who consistently outperform the markets, in their own words From bestselling author, investment expert, and Wall Street theoretician Jack Schwager comes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of hedge funds, from fifteen traders who've consistently beaten the markets. Exploring what makes a great trader a great trader, Hedge Fund Market Wizards breaks new ground, giving readers rare insight into the trading philosophy and successful methods employed by some of the most profitable individuals in the hedge fund business. Presents exclusive interviews with fifteen of the most successful hedge fund traders and what they've learned over the course of their careers Includes interviews with Jamie Mai, Joel Greenblatt, Michael Platt, Ray Dalio, Colm O’Shea, Ed Thorp, and many more Explains forty key lessons for traders Joins Stock Market Wizards, New Market Wizards, and Market Wizards as the fourth installment of investment guru Jack Schwager's acclaimed bestselling series of interviews with stock market experts A candid assessment of each trader's successes and failures, in their own words, the book shows readers what they can learn from each, and also outlines forty essential lessons—from finding a trading method that fits an investor's personality to learning to appreciate the value of diversification—that investment professionals everywhere can apply in their own careers. Bringing together the wisdom of the true masters of the markets, Hedge Fund Market Wizards is a collection of timeless insights into what it takes to trade in the hedge fund world.

The Little Book of Market Wizards Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The Little Book of Market Wizards


  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-02-24
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118858691

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The Little Book of Market Wizards Excerpt :

An accessible look at the art of investing and how to adopt the practices of top professionals What differentiates the highly successful market practitioners—the Market Wizards—from ordinary traders? What traits do they share? What lessons can the average trader learn from those who achieved superior returns for decades while still maintaining strict risk control? Jack Schwager has spent the past 25 years interviewing the market legends in search of the answers—a quest chronicled in four prior Market Wizards volumes totaling nearly 2,000 pages. In The Little Book of Market Wizards, Jack Schwager seeks to distill what he considers the essential lessons he learned in conducting nearly four dozen interviews with some of the world's best traders. The book delves into the mindset and processes of highly successful traders, providing insights that all traders should find helpful in improving their trading skills and results. Each chapter focuses on a specific theme essential to market success Describes how all market participants can benefit by incorporating the related traits, behaviors, and philosophies of the Market Wizards in their own trading Filled with compelling anecdotes that bring the trading messages to life, and direct quotes from the market greats that resonate with the wisdom born of experience and skill Stepping clearly outside the narrow confines of most investment books, The Little Book of Market Wizards focuses on the value of understanding one's self within the context of successful investing.

Market Sense and Nonsense Book

Market Sense and Nonsense


  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-19
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118523162

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Market Sense and Nonsense Excerpt :

Bestselling author, Jack Schwager, challenges the assumptionsat the core of investment theory and practice and exposes commoninvestor mistakes, missteps, myths, and misreads When it comes to investment models and theories of how marketswork, convenience usually trumps reality. The simple fact is thatmany revered investment theories and market models are flatlywrong—that is, if we insist that they work in the real world.Unfounded assumptions, erroneous theories, unrealistic models,cognitive biases, emotional foibles, and unsubstantiated beliefsall combine to lead investors astray—professionals as well asnovices. In this engaging new book, Jack Schwager, bestsellingauthor of Market Wizards and The New Market Wizards,takes aim at the most perniciously pervasive academic precepts,money management canards, market myths and investor errors. Like somany ducks in a shooting gallery, Schwager picks them off, one at atime, revealing the truth about many of the fallacious assumptions,theories, and beliefs at the core of investment theory andpractice. A compilation of the most insidious, fundamental investmenterrors the author has observed over his long and distinguishedcareer in the markets Brings to light the fallacies underlying many widely heldacademic precepts, professional money management methodologies, andinvestment behaviors A sobering dose of real-world insight for investmentprofessionals and a highly readable source of information andguidance for general readers interested in investment, trading, andfinance Spans both traditional and alternative investment classes,covering both basic and advanced topics As in his best-selling Market Wizard series, Schwagermanages the trick of covering material that is pertinent toprofessionals, yet writing in a style that is clear and accessibleto the layman

Winning Methods of the Market Wizards Book

Winning Methods of the Market Wizards


  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release Date : 2013-05-20
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 1118572289

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Winning Methods of the Market Wizards Excerpt :

Whether you’re an active trader, or simply want a better understanding of how to succeed in today’s markets, you’ll benefit from the wisdom and insight renowned “Traders’ Hall of Fame” award winner. Now, Jack Schwager hands you the strategies of the most sought after traders. Through his bestselling Market Wizards books, Schwager has probed the minds of the world’s most respected investors, studying their personal traits and learning the secret techniques that have turned them into investment role models. Now a professional investor and successful fund manager in his own right, Schwager shares his own secrets, along with those of his prominent “Wizards." This book will enable you to master the fine art of trading as you discover and apply the key methods and traits shared by the world’s most acclaimed traders. Find critical, yet often overlooked factors for understanding: • How to avoid losing faith during down markets, and confidently pull profits in any market condition • The dangers of overtrading—how to react when no position is the right position • The value of “self-analysis” for finding a trading method that fits your personality and goals • The real risk in volatility • How to develop the habit of “disloyalty” • Why you MUST learn how to change directions—and how to do it quickly Plus, the keys to developing discipline, good money management skills, and avoiding the risks inherent in second-guessing your own system—all learned from the Market Wizards themselves and revealed here for you.

Managed Trading Book

Managed Trading


  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 1996-09-06
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 0471020575

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Managed Trading Excerpt :

An in-depth investigation into the increasingly popular investment: managed futures—written by one of the world's leading authorities "Jack Schwager has written the definitive book on managed futures investing. It is exhaustive in coverage, and the analysis is exceptionally rigorous. The writing is refreshingly candid and sure to provoke discussion on many important topics in the managed futures industry. This book should be required reading for anyone considering investing in managed futures." —Scott Irwin Professor, The Ohio State University "Jack continues to be both an educator and a portfolio manager. Managed Trading is a wonderful book and much needed in the industry. I consider it required reading for investors and financial industry professionals. Finally, a road map which outlines and explores investment issues succinctly." —M. Elaine Crocker President, Moore Capital Management, Inc. "This book is a 'must-read' for anyone thinking of investing in managed futures. Schwager combines the best of academic research on managed futures investments with his own practitioner experience to provide a comprehensive and insightful analysis of the managed futures industry." —Franklin R. Edwards Arthur F. Burns, Professor, Finance and Economics Columbia Business School "The futures markets will continue to grow worldwide. You should read Jack Schwager whether you are contemplating such investments or are already investing, or even if you just want to understand what is happening." —Jim Rogers Author, Investment Biker "Schwager puts managed futures in its proper perspective as a portfolio investment, providing the reader a complete and enlightening tour of the managed futures world. His writing style makes for easy reading and his common sense and good judgment shine through as he surveys the academic literature, linking the practical and the theoretical in evaluating these investments. New investors and old hands alike will find this a 'must buy and hold' book."

Getting Started in Technical Analysis Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Getting Started in Technical Analysis


  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 1999-02-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 0471295426

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Getting Started in Technical Analysis Excerpt :

Revered by many, reviled by some, technical analysis is the art and science of deciphering price activity to better understand market behavior and identify trading opportunities. In this accessible guide, Jack Schwager-perhaps the most recognized and respected name in the field-demystifies technical analysis for beginning investors, clearly explaining such basics as trends, trading ranges, chart patterns, stops, entry, and exit and pyramiding approaches. The book's numerous examples and clear, simple explanations provide a solid framework for using technical analysis to make better, more informed investment decisions and as the basis for mechanical trading systems. Along with Schwager's invaluable trading rules and market observations culled from years of real-world trading experience, Getting Started in Technical Analysis offers in-depth coverage of: * Types of charts-bar, close-only, point-and-figure, candlestick. * Chart patterns-one-day, continuation, top and bottom formations, the importance of failed signals. * Trading systems-trend-following, counter-trend, pattern recognition. * Charting and analysis software-price data issues, time frame/trading style considerations, software research. * he planned trading approach-trading philosophy, choosing markets, risk control strategies, establishing a trading routine.

A Complete Guide to the Futures Market Book

A Complete Guide to the Futures Market


  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-01-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 720
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118853757

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A Complete Guide to the Futures Market Excerpt :

The essential futures market reference guide A Complete Guide to the Futures Market is the comprehensive resource for futures traders and analysts. Spanning everything from technical analysis, trading systems, and fundamental analysis to options, spreads, and practical trading principles, A Complete Guide is required reading for any trader or investor who wants to successfully navigate the futures market. Clear, concise, and to the point, this fully revised and updated second edition provides a solid foundation in futures market basics, details key analysis and forecasting techniques, explores advanced trading concepts, and illustrates the practical application of these ideas with hundreds of market examples. A Complete Guide to the Futures Market: Details different trading and analytical approaches, including chart analysis, technical indicators and trading systems, regression analysis, and fundamental market models. Separates misleading market myths from reality. Gives step-by-step instruction for developing and testing original trading ideas and systems. Illustrates a wide range of option strategies, and explains the trading implications of each. Details a wealth of practical trading guidelines and market insights from a recognized trading authority. Trading futures without a firm grasp of this market’s realities and nuances is a recipe for losing money. A Complete Guide to the Futures Market offers serious traders and investors the tools to keep themselves on the right side of the ledger.

The Phantom Tollbooth Book
Score: 4
From 77 Ratings

The Phantom Tollbooth


  • Author : Norton Juster
  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Release Date : 1988-10-12
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN 10 : 9780394820378

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The Phantom Tollbooth Excerpt :

With almost 5 million copies sold 60 years after its original publication, generations of readers have now journeyed with Milo to the Lands Beyond in this beloved classic. Enriched by Jules Feiffer’s splendid illustrations, the wit, wisdom, and wordplay of Norton Juster’s offbeat fantasy are as beguiling as ever. “Comes up bright and new every time I read it . . . it will continue to charm and delight for a very long time yet. And teach us some wisdom, too.” --Phillip Pullman For Milo, everything’s a bore. When a tollbooth mysteriously appears in his room, he drives through only because he’s got nothing better to do. But on the other side, things seem different. Milo visits the Island of Conclusions (you get there by jumping), learns about time from a ticking watchdog named Tock, and even embarks on a quest to rescue Rhyme and Reason. Somewhere along the way, Milo realizes something astonishing. Life is far from dull. In fact, it’s exciting beyond his wildest dreams!

The Little Book of Stock Market Cycles Book

The Little Book of Stock Market Cycles


  • Author : Jeffrey A. Hirsch
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-07-11
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118283493

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The Little Book of Stock Market Cycles Excerpt :

Jeffrey Hirsch discusses how to capture market-beating returnsby following specific stock market cycles While predicting the direction of the stock market at any givenpoint is difficult, it's a fact that the market exhibitswell-defined and sometimes predictable patterns. While cycles donot repeat exactly all of the time, statistical evidence suggeststhat cyclical tendencies are very strong and should not be ignoredby investors. The Little Book of Stock Market Cycles willshow you how to profit from these recurring stock market patternsand cycles. Written by Jeffrey Hirsch, President of the Hirsch Organizationand Editor-in-Chief of the Stock Trader's Almanac, thisreliable resource explains why these cycles occur, provides thehistorical evidence behind them, and shows you how to captureconsistent profits from them moving forward. In addition todescribing his most widely followed cycles and patters, Hirsch alsodiscusses both longer term boom-bust economic cycles and shorterterm tendencies involving the best days, weeks, and months of theyear to trade the market. The methods found here follow everything from presidentialelection cycles to the "Santa Claus" effect Written by Jeffrey Hirsch, the pre-eminent authority on marketcycles and seasonal patterns The strategies explored are easy-to-implement, and based onresearch that has proven profitable over the course of time For investors looking to beat the buy-and-hold philosophy,The Little Book of Stock Market Cycles will provide simple,actionable ideas that have stood the test of time and consistentlyoutperformed the market.

Technical Analysis for the Trading Professional Book

Technical Analysis for the Trading Professional


  • Author : Constance Brown
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 1999-04-21
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 341
  • ISBN 10 : 9780071380102

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Technical Analysis for the Trading Professional Excerpt :

"There are fifteen major breakthroughs in technical analysis! SEVEN of these breakthroughs are new, never-before-revealed material!" - George Lane, Stochastics Originator. As professional traders approach the 21st century, accelerating technological change threatens to make conventional technical studies and indicators ineffective. To compete in this changing environment, these professionals need radical new uses and combinations of indicators and formulas to keep their competitive edge. Not a primer for the novice, TECHNICAL ANALYSIS FOR THE TRADING PROFESSIONAL resets the scales, arming today's professional trader with new, unique, and never-before-seen formulas and uses of key market indicators and techniques.

Pit Bull Book

Pit Bull


  • Author : Martin Schwartz
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061844638

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Pit Bull Excerpt :

Welcome to the world of Martin "Buzzy" Schwartz, Champion Trader--the man whose nerves of steel and killer instinct in the canyons of Wall Street earned him the well-deserved name "Pit Bull." This is the true story of how Schwartz became the best of the best, of the people and places he discovered along the way and of the trader’s tricks and techniques he used to make his millions.

Market Wizards  Updated Book

Market Wizards Updated


  • Author : Jack D. Schwager
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-02-07
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118273050

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Market Wizards Updated Excerpt :

The world's top trader's reveal the secrets of their phenomenal success! How do the world's most successful traders amass tens, hundreds of millions of dollars a year? Are they masters of an occult knowledge, lucky winners in a random market lottery, natural-born virtuosi—Mozarts of the markets? In search of an answer, bestselling author Jack D. Schwager interviewed dozens of top traders across most financial markets. While their responses differed in the details, all of them could be boiled down to the same essential formula: solid methodology + proper mental attitude = trading success. In Market Wizards Schwager lets you hear, in their own words, what those super-traders had to say about their unprecedented successes, and he distils their responses down into a set of guiding principles you can use to become a trading star in your own right. Features interviews with superstar money-makers including Bruce Kovner, Richard Dennis, Paul Tudor Jones, Michel Steinhardt, Ed Seykota, Marty Schwartz, Tom Baldwin, and more Tells the true stories behind sensational trading coups, including the one about the trader who turned $30,000 into $80 million, the hedge fund manager who's averaged 30% returns every year for the past twenty-one years, and the T-bond futures trader who parlayed $25,000 into $2 billion in a single day! "Market Wizards is one of the most fascinating books ever written about Wall Street. A few of the 'Wizards' are my friends—and Jack Schwager has nailed their modus operandi on the head." --Martin W. Zweig, Ph.D., Editor, The Zweig Forecast