Market Wizards, Updated Interviews With Top Traders

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-02-07
  • Publisher: Wiley
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How do the world's top traders make millions of dollars in the markets - sometimes in a matter of only weeks or even days? That's precisely the question Jack Schwager was trying to answer when he interviewed 17 superstar money-makers including Richard Dennis, Paul Tudor Jones, Ed Seykota, Marty Schwartz, Tom Baldwin and others. After reading this best-selling book, you'll know what ingredients enable these top traders to consistently work their financial magic in the markets while so many others walk away losers. One of the bestselling trading books of all-time!

Author Biography

Jack D. Schwager is a recognized industry expert on futures and hedge funds and the author of a number of widely acclaimed financial books. He is currently the co-portfolio manager for the ADM Investor Services Diversified Strategies Fund, a portfolio of futures and FX managed accounts. He is also an advisor to Marketopper, an India-based quantitative trading firm. Previously, Mr. Schwager was a partner in the Fortune Group, a London-based hedge fund advisory firm, which specialized in creating customized hedge fund portfolios for institutional clients, and also spent over twenty years as a director of futures research for some of Wall Street's leading firms.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Editionp. ix
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Prologuep. xix
My Own Storyp. xxi
Futures and Currenciesp. 1
Taking the Mystery Out of Futuresp. 3
The Interbank Currency Market Definedp. 7
Michael Marcus: Blighting Never Strikes Twicep. 9
Bruce Kovner: The World Traderp. 51
Richard Dennis: A Legend Retiresp. 83
Paul Tudor Jones: The Art of Aggressive Tradingp. 115
Gary Bielfeldt: Yes, They Do Trade T-Bonds in Peoriap. 139
Ed Seykota: Everybody Gets What They Wantp. 151
Larry Hite: Respecting Riskp. 175
Mostly Stocksp. 193
Michael Steinhardt: The Concept of Variant Perceptionp. 195
William O'Neil: The Art of Stock Selectionp. 221
David Ryan: Stock Investment as a Treasure Huntp. 239
Marty Schwartz: Champion Traderp. 257
A Little Bit of Everythingp. 281
James B. Rogers, Jr.: Buying Value and Selling Hysteriap. 283
Mark Weinstein: High-Percentage Traderp. 321
The View from the Floorp. 343
Brian Gelber: Broker Turned Traderp. 345
Tom Baldwin: The Fearless Pit Traderp. 367
Tony Saliba: "One-Lot" Triumphsp. 385
The Psychology of Tradingp. 405
Dr. Van K. Tharp: The Psychology of Tradingp. 407
The Trade: A Personal Experiencep. 429
Postscript: Dreams and Tradingp. 435
Final Wordp. 439
What I Believe 22 Years Laterp. 441
Appendix 1: Program Trading and Portfolio Insurancep. 453
Appendix 2: Options-Understanding the Basicsp. 455
Glossaryp. 461
Excerpt: Edward Thorpp. 473
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