Jack Schwager is a managing director and principal of The Fortune Group, an alternative asset management firm regulated in the UK and the United States. Schwager is the Senior Portfolio manager for Fortune's Market Wizards Funds of Funds, a broadly diversified series of institutional hedge fund portfolios. He also serves on the board of Fortune's research affiliate Global Fund Analysis, a leading source of independent hedge fund research. His prior experience includes 22 years as the director of futures research for some of Wall Street's leading firms and 10 years as the co-principal of a commodity trading advisory firm.
Mr. Schwager is perhaps best known as the author of the best-selling Market Wizards (1989), and the equally popular The New Market Wizards (1992). A third volume in this series, Stock Market Wizards, published by HarperCollins, was released in early 2001. Mr. Schwager's first book, A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets, which was published in 1984, is considered to be one of the classic reference works in the field. More than a decade later he revised and expanded this original work into the three-volume series, Schwager on Futures, consisting of the following titles: Fundamental Analysis (1995), Technical Analysis (1996), and Managed Trading: Myths and Truths (1996). He is also the author of Getting Started in Technical Analysis (1999), which is part of John Wiley's popular "Getting Started" series.
Mr. Schwager is a frequent seminar speaker and has lectured on a range of analytical topics with particular focus on the characteristics of great traders, hedge fund investment, performance measurement, technical analysis, and trading system evaluation. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Brooklyn College and an M.A. in Economics from Brown University.
Misadventures in Trading.
Hussein Makes a Bad Trade.
THE WORLD'S BIGGEST MARKET.
Bill Lipschutz: The Sultan of Currencies.
FUTURES--THE VARIETY-PACK MARKET.
Randy McKay: Veteran Trader.
The Silence of the Turtles.
Al Weiss: The Human Chart Encyclopedia.
FUND MANAGERS AND TIMERS.
Gil Blake: The Master of Consistency.
Victor Sperandeo: Markets Grow Old Too.
Tom Basso: Mr. Serenity.
THE MONEY MACHINES.
CRT: The Trading Machine.
Mark Ritchie: God in the Pits.
Blair Hull: Getting the Edge.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF TRADING.
Zen and the Art of Trading.
Charles Faulkner: The Mind of an Achiever.
A Personal Reflection.