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release date: Jan 17, 2012
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Market Wizards, Updated: Interviews With Top Traders

The world's top trader's reveal the secrets of theirphenomenal success!

 How do the world's most successful traders amass tens,hundreds of millions of dollars a year? Are they masters of anoccult knowledge, lucky winners in a random market lottery,natural-born virtuosi—Mozarts of the markets? In search of ananswer, bestselling author Jack D. Schwager interviewed dozens oftop traders across most financial markets. While their responsesdiffered in the details, all of them could be boiled down to thesame 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 theirunprecedented successes, and he distils their responses down into aset of guiding principles you can use to become a trading star inyour own right. 

  • Features interviews with superstar money-makers including BruceKovner, Richard Dennis, Paul Tudor Jones, Michel Steinhardt, EdSeykota, 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 $80million, the hedge fund manager who's averaged 30% returns everyyear for the past twenty-one years, and the T-bond futures traderwho parlayed $25,000 into $2 billion in a single day!

"Market Wizards is one of the most fascinating books everwritten about Wall Street. A few of the 'Wizards' are myfriends—and Jack Schwager has nailed their modus operandi onthe head."
--Martin W. Zweig, Ph.D., Editor, The Zweig Forecast

release date: Jan 04, 2017
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A Complete Guide to the Futures Market: Technical Analysis, Trading Systems, Fundamental Analysis, Options, Spreads, and Trading Principles (Wiley Trading)

For Amazon customers: The new version of the book, printed on higher quality paper, is now available to purchase.

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.

release date: May 29, 2012
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Hedge Fund Market Wizards: How Winning Traders Win

Fascinating insights into the hedge fund traders whoconsistently outperform the markets, in their own words

From bestselling author, investment expert, and Wall Streettheoretician Jack Schwager comes a behind-the-scenes look at theworld of hedge funds, from fifteen traders who've consistentlybeaten the markets. Exploring what makes a great trader a greattrader, Hedge Fund Market Wizards breaks new ground, givingreaders rare insight into the trading philosophy and successfulmethods employed by some of the most profitable individuals in thehedge fund business.

  • Presents exclusive interviews with fifteen of the mostsuccessful hedge fund traders and what they've learned over thecourse of their careers
  • Includes interviews with Jamie Mai, Joel Greenblatt, MichaelPlatt, Ray Dalio, Colm O’Shea, Ed Thorp, and manymore
  • Explains forty key lessons for traders
  • Joins Stock Market Wizards, New Market Wizards,and Market Wizards as the fourth installment of investmentguru Jack Schwager's acclaimed bestselling series of interviewswith stock market experts

A candid assessment of each trader's successes and failures, intheir own words, the book shows readers what they can learn fromeach, and also outlines forty essential lessons—from findinga trading method that fits an investor's personality to learning toappreciate the value of diversification—that investmentprofessionals 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 timelessinsights into what it takes to trade in the hedge fund world.

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release date: Feb 04, 1999
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Getting Started in Technical Analysis
Revered by many, reviled by some, technical analysis is the art andscience of deciphering price activity to better understand marketbehavior and identify trading opportunities. In this accessibleguide, Jack Schwager-perhaps the most recognized and respected namein the field-demystifies technical analysis for beginninginvestors, clearly explaining such basics as trends, tradingranges, chart patterns, stops, entry, and exit and pyramidingapproaches. The book's numerous examples and clear, simpleexplanations provide a solid framework for using technical analysisto make better, more informed investment decisions and as the basisfor mechanical trading systems. Along with Schwager's invaluabletrading rules and market observations culled from years ofreal-world trading experience, Getting Started in TechnicalAnalysis 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, patternrecognition.
* Charting and analysis software-price data issues, timeframe/trading style considerations, software research.
* he planned trading approach-trading philosophy, choosing markets,risk control strategies, establishing a trading routine.
release date: Jan 12, 1994
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The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America's Top Traders

In The New Market Wizards, successful traders relate the financial strategies that have rocketed them to success. Asking questions that readers with an interest or involvement in the financial markets would love to pose to the financial superstars, Jack D. Schwager encourages these financial wizards to share their insights. Entertaining, informative, and invaluable, The New Market Wizards is destined to become another Schwager classic.

release date: Apr 15, 2003
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Stock Market Wizards: Interviews with America's Top Stock Traders

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.

release date: Feb 24, 2014
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The Little Book of Market Wizards: Lessons from the Greatest Traders
An accessible look at the art of investing and how to adopt thepractices of top professionals

What differentiates the highly successful marketpractitioners—the Market Wizards—from ordinary traders?What traits do they share? What lessons can the average traderlearn from those who achieved superior returns for decades whilestill maintaining strict risk control? Jack Schwager has spent thepast 25 years interviewing the market legends in search of theanswers—a quest chronicled in four prior Market Wizardsvolumes totaling nearly 2,000 pages.

In The Little Book of Market Wizards, Jack Schwager seeksto distill what he considers the essential lessons he learned inconducting nearly four dozen interviews with some of the world'sbest traders. The book delves into the mindset and processes ofhighly successful traders, providing insights that all tradersshould find helpful in improving their trading skills andresults.

  • Each chapter focuses on a specific theme essential to marketsuccess
  • Describes how all market participants can benefit byincorporating the related traits, behaviors, and philosophies ofthe Market Wizards in their own trading
  • Filled with compelling anecdotes that bring the tradingmessages to life, and direct quotes from the market greats thatresonate with the wisdom born of experience and skill

Stepping clearly outside the narrow confines of most investmentbooks, The Little Book of Market Wizards focuses on thevalue of understanding one's self within the context of successfulinvesting.

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release date: Dec 15, 1995
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Schwager on Futures: Technical Analysis
The definitive guide to technical analysis . . . written from atrader's perspective

With the keen insight and perspective that have made him a marketlegend, Jack D. Schwager explores, explains, and examines theapplication of technical analysis in futures trading. In the mostin-depth, comprehensive book available, the bestselling investmentwriter demonstrates why he is one of today's foremost authorities.Here is the one volume no trader should be without.

"Jack Schwager has accomplished the rarest of feats in this book.He has presented material in a way that both the professional andlayman can profit from. It is a must read for traders on alllevels." - Stanley Druckenmillern Managing Director, Soros FundManagement

"Jack Schwager's Technical Analysis is exactly what one shouldexpect from this expert on futures. The book is comprehensive,thoroughly insightful, and highly educational. I recommend it tothe beginner as well as the expert." - Leo Melamed Chairman, SakuraDellsher, Inc.

"Jack Schwager possesses a remarkable ability to extract theimportant elements of complex, market-timing approaches, anddistill that into something intelligible and useful. Not only is heable to present these ideas cleverly in an easily understoodformat, but he also demonstrates their application to the marketswith clarity and precision." - Thomas R. DeMark Author, The NewScience of Technical Analysis

"Jack Schwager's book, A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets, wasone of the best books I have read on futures trading. We give acopy of it to all our new analysts. Jack's latest work, TechnicalAnalysis, looks like a gold mine of information, addingsignificantly to the existing investment literature." - MonroeTrout President, Trout Trading Management Co.

Jack Schwager is one of the most important and visible figures inthe futures industry today. His Market Wizards and The New MarketWizards are two of the bestselling finance titles of all time. Now,in the latest volume in the Schwager on Futures series, TechnicalAnalysis, Schwager has created the most comprehensive guide everfor using technical analysis for futures trading. What makesTechnical Analysis unique, besides its in-depth coverage, is thatit is written from a trader's perspective. Schwager doesn't merelycover the subject, he explores what works and doesn't work in thereal world of trading.

Contains a comprehensive guide to chart analysis written with aparticular focus on trading applications
* Includes a separate 200+ page section illustrating the use ofchart analysis in the real world
* Details and illustrates several original trading systems
* Includes a self-contained primer on cyclical analysis
* Describes popular oscillators, the pitfalls in their common use,and guidelines to their successful application in trading
* Explains the concept and use of "continuous futures" and compares10-year continuous futures charts with conventional nearest futurescharts for all major U.S. futures markets
* Contains a section on trading strategy and philosophy, includingover 100 trading tips

Hundreds of charts, tables, and examples illustrate key pointsthroughout, while the text is written in the informative,insightful, and nontechnical style that has made Jack Schwager oneof the most highly regarded and bestselling investment authorsever. This invaluable book by one of the world's foremostauthorities is destined to become the premier industry guide ontechnical analysis for many years to come.
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release date: May 29, 1995
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Futures: Fundamental Analysis
The must-have book for all futures traders

In Fundamental Analysis, the legendary Jack D. Schwager hasproduced the most comprehensive, in-depth book ever written on theuse of fundamental analysis for futures trading. In what isdestined to become the bible of the futures industry, Schwager haspoured out insights gathered during his long career as a trader,researcher, bestselling writer, and highly regarded authority inthe field.

This book is packed with invaluable information you'll use everytrading day. "Futures guru Jack Schwager has created the definitivesource on using fundamental analysis for price forecasting that notrader can afford to be without." -Tom Baldwin Chairman, BaldwinGroup

"This book won't make you a great commodities trader instantly, butit will teach you what you must know to start." -Jim Rogers Author,Investment Biker

"Jack Schwager always provides clear and compelling material on theoften opaque subject of futures trading." -Richard DennisPresident, Dennis Trading Group

"Jack Schwager's deep knowledge of the markets and his extensivenetwork of personal contacts throughout the industry have set himapart as the definitive market chronicler of our age." -EdSeykota

Fundamental Analysis is the first book in the Schwager on Futuresseries-the definitive source on the futures market for the nextcentury that no trader will want to be without.

Jack Schwager is one of the most important and visible figures inthe futures industry today. His Market Wizards and New MarketWizards are two of the bestselling finance titles of all time. NowSchwager has created the most comprehensive guide ever for usingfundamental analysis for futures trading. The much-awaited Schwageron Futures series greatly expands and updates material firstcontained in his A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets, which hasbeen the bible of the industry for the past decade.

In this first volume of the series, Fundamental Analysis, Schwagershows traders how to apply analytical techniques to actual priceforecasting and trading in virtually all futures contractscurrently traded. In chapter after chapter, Schwager draws on whathe has learned during his legendary career as a successful trader,researcher, and bestselling investment author to dispense pricelessinsights.

Explains how to apply the techniques of technical analysis tofundamental data-information not found elsewhere
* Shows how regression analysis works and tells how to use it as atool for price forecasting
* Includes step-by-step instruction on how to build a forecastmodel
* Contains a 13-chapter section illustrating the applications offundamental techniques to individual markets and marketgroups
* Outlines how to analyze seasonal fluctuations, including seasonalprice charts of 27 active markets

Numerous charts, tables, and examples illustrate all key concepts,and the text itself is written in the clear, nontechnical stylethat has helped make Jack Schwager one of today's most widely readand highly regarded investment writers.
release date: Jun 16, 2021
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Schwager on Futures: Technical Analysis by Jack D. Schwager (1995-12-15)
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