The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America's Top Traders

Jack D. Schwager (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Harper Business
Publish Date
February 01, 1994
Pages
512
Dimensions
6.6 X 1.26 X 6.24 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780887306679

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About the Author

Jack Schwager is a managing director and principal of The Fortune Group, an alternative asset management firm regulated in the UK and the United States. Schwager is the Senior Portfolio manager for Fortune's Market Wizards Funds of Funds, a broadly diversified series of institutional hedge fund portfolios. He also serves on the board of Fortune's research affiliate Global Fund Analysis, a leading source of independent hedge fund research. His prior experience includes 22 years as the director of futures research for some of Wall Street's leading firms and 10 years as the co-principal of a commodity trading advisory firm.Mr. Schwager is perhaps best known as the author of the best-selling Market Wizards (1989), and the equally popular The New Market Wizards (1992). A third volume in this series, Stock Market Wizards, published by HarperCollins, was released in early 2001. Mr. Schwager's first book, A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets, which was published in 1984, is considered to be one of the classic reference works in the field. More than a decade later he revised and expanded this original work into the three-volume series, Schwager on Futures, consisting of the following titles: Fundamental Analysis (1995), Technical Analysis (1996), and Managed Trading: Myths and Truths (1996). He is also the author of Getting Started in Technical Analysis (1999), which is part of John Wiley's popular Getting Started series.Mr. Schwager is a frequent seminar speaker and has lectured on a range of analytical topics with particular focus on the characteristics of great traders, hedge fund investment, performance measurement, technical analysis, and trading system evaluation. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Brooklyn College and an M.A. in Economics from Brown University.

Reviews

"Should be required reading for anyone who selects managers for institutional or even personal portfolios.""--Futures Industry""Are great traders born or do they acquire their kills on the way up?..."The New Market Wizards provides some interesting insights.""--Wall Street Journal"