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The Complete TurtleTrader: How 23 Novice Investors Became Overnight Millionaires – Michael W. Covel
Non-fiction / 25th August 2019

Introduction The Complete TurtleTrader is an investigative narrative about the experiment run by Richard Dennis and William Eckhardt in the 1980s and its outcome. It details the trading techniques in question and shows that nurture trumps nature in investing. Author Michael W. Covel is an author, a blogger and an entrepreneur. He is the owner of and Other than this book, he also authors “Trend Following”, “Trend Commandments” and “The Little Book of Trading: Trend Following Strategy for Big Winners”. He is also the director of the documentary film “Broke: The New American Dream”. Content The Complete Turtletrader has 14 chapters sandwiched between a preface and an endnote. An afterword appears before the 4 appendices. The author starts with the experiment that started it all and told us about Richard Dennis. Then he introduces some of the Turtles and delves into the philosophy and rules of trading that they were using. The book moves along the timeline and tells the abrupt ending of the experiment. The author also shows the career pathway of a few Turtles and the performances of those who continue trading. Besides that, this book also shows some figures who managed to make big money…