The Little Book of Market Wizards Lessons from the Greatest Traders

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-02-24
  • Publisher: Wiley
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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.

Table of Contents

Foreword (Peter Brandt)


Chapter 1: Failure is Not Predictive

Chapter 2: What is Not Important

Chapter 3: Trading Your Own Personality

Chapter 4: The Need for an Edge

Chapter 5: The Importance of Hard Work

Chapter 6: Good Trading Should Be Effortless

Chapter 7: The Worst of Times, The Best of Times

Chapter 8: Risk Management

Chapter 9: Discipline

Chapter 10: Independence

Chapter 11: Confidence

Chapter 12: Losing is Part of the Game

Chapter 13: Patience

Chapter 14: No Loyalty

Chapter 15: Size Matters

Chapter 16: Doing the Uncomfortable Thing

Chapter 17: Emotions and Trading

Chapter 18: Dynamic Versus Static Trading

Chapter 19: Market Response

Chapter 20: The Value of Mistakes

Chapter 21: Implementation versus Idea

Chapter 22: Off the Hook

Chapter 23: Love of the Endeavor

Appendix:  Options—Understanding the Basics1


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