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Jack Schwager

Jack Schwager is principal of PortfolioFit (portfoliofitadvisors.com), an advisory firm that specializes in futures and FX managed accounts, and co-portfolio manager of the ADM Investor Services Diversified Strategies Fund.


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Company: FundSeeder LLC

Area of Expertise: Trading, hedge funds, futures, performance measurement, portfolio allocation, technical analysis, trading systems 

Web Site: http://www.fundseeder.com

Twitter Feed: @jackschwager

Books:Market Wizards,” “The New Market Wizards,” “Stock Market Wizards,” “Hedge Fund Market Wizards,” “The Little Book of Market Wizards,” “Market Sense and Nonsense,” “Schwager on Futures: Technical Analysis,” “Schwager on Futures: Fundamental Analysis," “Schwager on Futures: Managed Trading Myths and Truths,” “Getting Started in Technical Analysis," "A Complete Guide to the Futures Market

Topics Presented in Speeches: Trading Lessons of the Market Wizards, Investment Misconceptions, Understanding Hedge Funds, Performance Measurement, Testing Trading Systems

Email: jschwager@fundseeder.com

Biography:

Jack Schwager, one of the co-founders of FundSeeder.com, is a recognized industry expert in futures and hedge funds and the author of a number of widely acclaimed financial books. Schwager has written extensively on the futures industry and great traders in all financial markets. He is perhaps best known for his best-selling series of interviews with the most successful hedge fund managers of the last three decades: “Market Wizards” (Wiley, 1989), “The New Market Wizards” (HarperBusiness, 1992), “Stock Market Wizards” (HarperBusiness, 2001), and “Hedge Fund Market Wizards” (Wiley, 2012). His most recent book, “The Little Book of Market Wizards” (Wiley, 2014), is a compendium of the key lessons he learned in conducting the interviews for the Market Wizard series.

From 2001 to 2010, Schwager was a partner in the Fortune Group, a London-based hedge fund advisory firm that was acquired by Close Brothers Group, an exchange-listed U.K. merchant bank.  His previous experience also includes 22 years as director of futures research for some of Wall Street’s leading firms, most recently Prudential Securities.

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    “Market Wizards” Advice: Doing the Uncomfortable Thing

    Basing trading decisions on what feels emotionally satisfying often leads to the worst portfolio performance.

    July 2014 | Journal