Market Wizard Joel Greenblatt

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Jack Schwager’s interview with Joel Greenblatt from Hedge Fund Market Wizards closed out the book on a very interesting note. I have consistently noted through many of these interviews how traders with very different approaches can still offer plenty of advice. The way Greenblatt kept quoting Warren Buffet throughout this interview was a perfect example of that. Despite his … [Read more...]

Market Wizard Jimmy Balodimas

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Jack Schwager’s interview with Jimmy Balodimas from Hedge Fund Market Wizards does a great job of emphasizing the idea that you have to be completely comfortable with your approach to trading. At one point during the interview, Schwager points out that Balodimas could be far more profitable if he adjusted his trading in a particular way. Balodimas basically responds by … [Read more...]

Market Wizard Kevin Daly

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Jack Schwager’s interview with Kevin Daly in Hedge Fund Market Wizards is another example of a trader who has literally nothing in common with my approach. Despite the radical differences in our approaches to trading, there were still plenty of things in the conversation that I found valuable. This shows us, once again, that certain concepts apply universally to all forms of … [Read more...]

Market Wizard Joe Vidich

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Jack Schwager’s interview with Joe Vidich from Hedge Fund Market Wizards had plenty of great advice for all types of traders. I was particularly interested in the unique perspective Vidich seems to have on many different aspects of trading. He looks at things like market sentiment from a different angle from most other market participants. I have a working theory along those … [Read more...]

Market Wizard Martin Taylor

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Jack Schwager’s interview with Martin Taylor from Hedge Fund Market Wizards focused on Taylor’s approach to running a hedge fund that specializes in emerging markets. Taylor describes his process of breaking down the fundamentals of individual companies and getting confirmation from macro trends and technical analysis. One of the most interesting parts of the interview for … [Read more...]