This audiobook provides fascinating insights into the hedge fund traders who consistently outperform the markets, in their own words.
From best-selling author, investment expert, and Wall Street theoretician Jack Schwager comes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of hedge funds, from 15 traders who've consistently beaten the markets. Exploring what makes a great trader a great trader, Hedge Fund Market Wizards breaks new ground, giving readers rare insight into the trading philosophy and successful methods employed by some of the most profitable individuals in the hedge fund business.
A candid assessment of each trader's successes and failures, in their own words, the book shows readers what they can learn from each, and also outlines 40 essential lessons - from finding a trading method that fits an investor's personality to learning to appreciate the value of diversification - that investment professionals 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 timeless insights into what it takes to trade in the hedge fund world.
©2012 Jack D. Schwager (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
This audio book is amazing and a must have for anyone interested in the stock market. Both professionals and newbies can take a lot from this book and apply it to real life.
It's a great book that really helps to open one's mind to a lot of trade opportunity's. This is helpful one one's quest to find their own trading style instead of replicating what others have done. Thank you Jack.
AMAZING ! I read all other Market Wizards. This one is as good as others. Reforced my Ray Dalio's admiration.
Worth 1000 times each cent spent.
He interviews a broad range of traders and fund managers, and does a great job pulling out the most relevant content from each one. Very effective.
Recommended by a friend, and I'll recommend it to my friends. My first market wizard read, and I'm now downloading another from the series.
This is probably the most useful audiobook I have listened to so far. You get a lot of interesting, and sometimes conflicting perspectives from the various fund managers that were interviewed. Each manager has their own advice to give based on what has worked for them, but the key is that it worked for them and would not necessarily work for another fund manager.
My favorite interview in this book is with Kevin Daly since his approach aligns most with my own inclinations.
I like the way that the narrator adjusts his pace and tone to reflect the characters of the different fund managers that were interviewed.
-Determine what approach to trading best suits you as a trader-Stop doing what doesn't work, do more of what works
I have read 'Market Wizards' and 'The New Market Wizards' and I think that this newer book is worth reading also. The interviews reinforce some of the insight from the earlier books while adding context from the 2008 market crash and plenty of fresh insight.
From general to specific tips on investing, this book got it all. The interviewer is thorough with his line of questions that he was able to extract the most useful information about investing. Some of the specific ideas are a bit over my head since I'm just starting to learn, but the general ideas are just superb. Moreover, listening to the real technical stuff is making me feel like I'm more knowledgeable about investing in general, even though the first 4 chapters (that's how far I am in the book) dealt mostly with macro economics, and credit, fixed income, & FX markets. These hedge fund managers are brilliant, makes me jealous, haha.
I would say this would rank behind to Market Wizards but it's currency/recency makes up for it. Market Wizards is definitely in my top 3 trading books.
Ray Dalio's insight on the world is amazing, I like his perspective on leveraging/deleveraging and inflation/deflation. It basically predicts our course via his historical knowledge. I also picked up great trading tips such as predefining your risk from putting a stop in an area that would get hit ONLY if you are wrong and THEN decide your position size based on the losses incurred from that stop. There are many gems like this and many perspectives and interesting autobiographies.
Narration felt boring at first but then it grows on you as you see more vocal variety. I still like Jack D. Schwager's narration of his own Market Wizard's book more. It sounded more 'chummy/unique?', but of course, no one can narrate a book as well as its author as they met with the characters personally.
Definitely the risk management techniques.
I would also look further in Ray Dalio's work, he has a 120 pager he makes his employees read.
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