Jan 22, 2015
Jack Schwager, author of Market Wizards, is a recognized expert in the futures and hedge fund industry. He is the co-portfolio manager for the ADM Investor Services Diversified Strategies Fund and is a Co-Founder and Director of Trader Development at FundSeeder.
Jack has previously spent 22 years as a director of futures research at some of Wall Street’s leading firms and 10 years as a partner in a hedge fund advisory firm.
Jack’s name is synonymous with futures and trading, due to his compelling books that are frequently cited by the trading community. Perhaps Jack is best known for his Market Wizards series books in which he interviews some of the greatest hedge-fund managers. Altogether, his books have sold nearly 2 million copies worldwide. He is credited by many traders as being instrumental in the launch of their trading career.
Jack is a frequent seminar speaker and has lectured on a range of analytical topics including the characteristics of great traders, investment fallacies, hedge fund portfolios and technical analysis.
Jack holds a BA in Economics from Brooklyn College and an MA in Economics from Brown University.
In this interview, Jack mentions and discusses: chartists, technical analysis, fundamentals, futures, normal distribution curve, options, Black-Scholes Options Pricing Model, option warrant trading, efficient market hypothesis, probability, negative externalities, fiscal responsibility, Keynesianism, deficits and demand.