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Unknown Market Wizards: The Best Traders You’ve Never Heard of – Jack D. Schwager
Non-fiction / 14th May 2021

Introduction The Unknown Market Wizards gives the readers a glimpse into the mind of some of the world’s best traders – how they think about markets; what they have learned about trading; how they have improved; what mistakes they have learned to avoid; what advice they have for other traders. I am curious about all the market wizards and especially the strategies that they use. Author You can refer here to know more about Jack D. Schwager. Contents Unknown Market Wizards has a preface, 10 chapters which are divided into 2 parts, a conclusion, an epilogue, and 2 appendices. Part I is Future Traders. The 5 chapters here are Peter Brandt: Strong Opinions, Weakly Held, Jason Shapiro: The Contrarian, Richard Bargh: The Importance of Mindset, Amrit Sall: The Unicorn Sniper, and John Netto: Monday Is My Favorite Day. Part II is Stock Traders. The chapters include Jeffrey Neumann: Penny Wise, Dollar Wise, Chris Camillo: Neither, Marsten Parker: Don’t Quit Your Day Job, Michael Kean: Complementary Strategies, and Pavel Krejčí: The Bellhop Who Beat the Pros. The conclusion is called 46 Market Wizard Lessons. The 2 appendices are Understanding the Futures Markets and Performance Metrics. Review There is an introduction and…

The Little Book of Market Wizards: Lessons from the Greatest Traders – Jack D. Schwager
Non-fiction / 8th May 2020

Introduction The Little Book of Market Wizards is a book about trading. The trading does not only involve stocks, but also options, futures and other instruments. My purpose of reading this book is to see if I could get any new knowledge to apply in my investment. Author Jack D. Schwager is an American trader and author of a number of widely acclaimed financial books. He is one of the founders of Fund Seeder, a platform designed to find undiscovered trading talent worldwide and connect unknown successful traders with sources of investment capital. He was a partner in the Fortune Group, a London-based hedge fund advisory firm, for 10 years. His prior experience also includes 22 years as Director of Futures research for some of Wall Street’s leading firms. He is a frequent seminar speaker and has lectured on a range of analytical topics. Content The Little Book of Market Wizards contain 23 chapters with a foreword, a preface and an appendix. The chapters are 1) Failure Is Not Predictive, 2) What Is Not Important, 3) Trading Your Own Personality, 4) The Need for an Edge, 5) The Importance of Hard Work, 6) Good Trading Should Be Effortless, 7) The…