Jack D. Schwager

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Jack D. Schwager
Occupation(s)Author, Investment manager[2]

Jack Schwager (born 1948)[3] is a trader and author. His books include Market Wizards (1989), The New Market Wizards (1992), Stock Market Wizards (2001) and Unknown Market Wizards: The best traders you've never heard of (2020).[4][5] He is a well-known author, fund manager and an industry expert in futures and hedge funds. He's published a number of books, such as Market Wizards.[6]


He holds a BA in Economics from Brooklyn College (1970) and an MA in Economics from Brown University (1971).[7]

He is currently the co-portfolio manager for the ADM Investor Services Diversified Strategies Fund, a portfolio of futures and FX managed accounts.[8] He is also an adviser to Catalytic Investment Group Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based fund management company, for their multi-manager multi-strategy fund.[9] Previously, he was a partner in the Fortune Group, a London-based hedge fund advisory firm, which specialized in creating customized hedge fund portfolios for institutional clients.[10] His prior experience includes 22 years as Director of Futures research for some of Wall Street's leading firms and 10 years as the co-principal of a CTA.[11]

He has written extensively on the futures industry and great traders in all financial markets.[12] He is perhaps best known for his best-selling series of interviews with the greatest hedge fund managers of the last two decades: Market Wizards (1989), The New Market Wizards (1992), and Stock Market Wizards (2001).[13] The latest book in the series, Hedge Fund Market Wizards, was released in May 2012.[14] Jack's first book, A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets (1984) is considered to be one of the classic reference works in the field.[15]


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  6. ^ Schwager, Jack D.; Seykota, Ed (2012-04-25). Hedge Fund Market Wizards: How Winning Traders Win (1st ed.). Wiley.
  7. ^ "Harriman House". harriman-house.com. Retrieved 2023-08-18.
  8. ^ Elearnmarkets. "Hedge Fund Market Wizard by Jack Schwager : Book Summary". Elearnmarkets. Retrieved 2023-08-19.
  9. ^ "Jack Schwager - Investor Profile • World Top Investors". World Top Investors. 2018-01-15. Retrieved 2023-08-29.
  10. ^ Schwager, Jack D. (2016-05-04). Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-1-118-53871-5.
  11. ^ "Jack Schwager" (PDF).
  12. ^ "About JS – Jack Schwager". Retrieved 2023-09-02.
  13. ^ "Hedge Fund Market Wizards: How Winning Traders Win (a review)". doi:10.2469/br.v8.n1.10 (inactive 31 January 2024). {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)CS1 maint: DOI inactive as of January 2024 (link)
  14. ^ DL, Dr Vikas Shah MBE (2012-06-01). "The Secrets of The World's Greatest Traders". Thought Economics. Retrieved 2023-09-10.
  15. ^ "Jack Schwager – HarperCollins".

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