Who is Jack D. Schwager?
Jack D. Schwager is one of the leading experts on stock trading. He is well known for his work as an author, analyst, trader, and public speaker. One of his most celebrated accomplishments is his Market Wizards series, which is considered classic trading literature.
Schwager has an extensive background in the finance industry. He served 22 years as the director of futures research for leading firms on Wall Street and 10 years as the co-principal of commodity trading advisory firm. Schwager has a BA in economics from Brooklyn College and a MA in economics from Brown University.
Part of Schwager’s knowledge also came from his diligence to figure out the secrets of top traders. His popular Market Wizard series is part of that research including interviews with some of the most well known and respected traders in the industry.
The Market Wizard series is a combination of books written by Schwager. The Market Wizard series combines and expands upon all of his earlier works. This includes Market Wizards, The New market Wizards and Stock Market Wizards. He also wrote A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets in 1984, which is also considered a classic work and received a lot of attention from the industry. Schwager also is the author of Fundamental Analysis, Technical analysis, Managed Trading: Myths and truths, and Getting Started in Technical Analysis.
Jack D Schwager is more than a bestselling author. He also spends his time as a seminar speaker where he lectures on topics involving analytical topics with a focus on stock trading and what makes a good trader.
Schwager is the managing director and principal of The Fortune Group, which is an alternative asset management firm. He also is the Senior Portfolios manager for Fortune’s Market Wizards Funds of Funds and serves on the board of Fortune’s research affiliate Global Fund Analysis.
Jack D. Schwager provides an amazing insight into the industry. He has taken an approach that has worked very well for those wanting to learn more and get better at stock trading. Schwager’s approach of talking to successful stock traders and getting those insider viewpoints into the work of stock trading has served to make him one of the most respected authorities on the topic of stock trading.
Every book that Schwager has written has gone to the top and quickly became a classic. Students and professionals alike seek to read and gain the knowledge that Schwager provides. His books and lectures serve the industry well and he will continue to be a major figure as a stock trading expert.