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Description - The New Market Wizards by Jack D. Schwager

Taps into the minds of today?s trading superstars to
reveal the secrets of their astonishing success
In these absorbing interviews with star performers in the
financial markets, Schwager humanizes the mechanics and psychology
behind the trading world in such sophisticated instruments as
currencies, stock options, commodity futures, and mutual-fund
accounts by individuals, investment firms and group-trading
computerized "money machines." One trader focuses on market
response to news events, another calculates mathematical
probabilities--one even cocks an ear to the noise level on the
exchange floor. All rank assiduous research, self-confidence, a
specific plan and the courage to cut losses among essentials to
success. Few consider their work gambling, but Schwager
entertainingly argues that a successful trader needs many of the
qualities of a good poker player. Though the subject matter is
esoteric, there is much here to attract the general reader, and
Schwager appends a "primer" of technical basics.
You may not know their names, but they are the trading
elite?a select group of super-money makers whose trading
prowess has become the stuff of legend. They are speculators in
everything from stocks and bonds to options and commodity futures
who make millions?often in a matter of hours?and leave
their peers in the dust. In this enthralling sequel to his
international bestseller, Market Wizards, Jack Schwager interviews
these stars, asking the questions that everyone with an interest in
the financial markets would love know the answers to and receiving
the kind of frank, occasionally bewildering answers that make this
book as much a page-turner as its predecessor.

Interviews with spectacular winners across the full spectrum of
financial markets, revealing how they do it and what, personally,
separates them from the herd

Superstar traders describe the financial strategies behind
their phenomenal successes, as well as the painfully instructive
lessons learned from their worst losses

Reveals that, despite their various quirks and differences, all
the biggest winners rank diligent research, self-confidence, a
specific plan and the courage to cut losses as the keys to winning

Throughout, Schwager provides valuable insight and analysis to
help put interviewees responses into perspective, and he provides a
technical basics primer at the end of the book

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781592803378
ISBN-10: 1592803377
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 163mm x 45mm)
Pages: 616
Imprint: Marketplace Books
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jack D. Schwager

Jack Schwager is a recognized industry expert on futures and hedge funds and the author of the widely acclaimed Market Wizards and Schwager on Futures book series and Market Sense and Nonsense. He is currently the co-portfolio manager for the ADM Investor Services Diversified Strategies Fund, a portfolio of futures and FX managed accounts. 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.

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