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Publisher's Summary

This audiobook provides fascinating insights into the hedge fund traders who consistently outperform the markets, in their own words.
From best-selling author, investment expert, and Wall Street theoretician Jack Schwager comes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of hedge funds, from 15 traders who've consistently beaten the markets. Exploring what makes a great trader a great trader, Hedge Fund Market Wizards breaks new ground, giving readers rare insight into the trading philosophy and successful methods employed by some of the most profitable individuals in the hedge fund business.

Presents exclusive interviews with 15 of the most successful hedge fund traders and what they've learned over the course of their careers
Includes interviews with Jamie Mai, Joel Greenblatt, Michael Platt, Ray Dalio, Colm O’Shea, Ed Thorp, and many more
Explains 40 key lessons for traders
Joins Stock Market Wizards, New Market Wizards, and Market Wizards as the fourth installment of investment guru Jack Schwager's acclaimed best-selling series of interviews with stock market experts
A candid assessment of each trader's successes and failures, in their own words, the book shows readers what they can learn from each, and also outlines 40 essential lessons - from finding a trading method that fits an investor's personality to learning to appreciate the value of diversification - that investment professionals everywhere can apply in their own careers.
Bringing together the wisdom of the true masters of the markets, Hedge Fund Market Wizards is a collection of timeless insights into what it takes to trade in the hedge fund world.
©2012 Jack D. Schwager (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Jason on 08-27-12

An indepth vew into Hedge Fund managers

What did you love best about Hedge Fund Market Wizards?

I like the question and answer format of the writing. Instead of an overlaid narrative (which there was some) the questions probed deeper in the theories behind why certain managers made the decisions they did. Also, moving from one subject to the next allowed for you to observe contrasts between the managers. No one style or investment process was favored in the book. It seemed as the writer wanted to illustrate the fact that there was no one key strategy that lead to success but there was underlying traits in each manager that was common to success.

What other book might you compare Hedge Fund Market Wizards to and why?

I would say the book 'Quants' by Scott Patterson. It tells a similar story and the characters are the same so you almost feel familar with them.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 11-16-16

Great audiobook for anyone interested in trading

Jack Schwager has an immense talent for interviewing successful people and distilling the lessons for the rest of us. Excellent choice of traders, Breadth of trading styles, and topics/questions - truly something for everyone.

The narrator helps the listener through the interviews by changing his tone and speaking style; the voice for Jack is consistent, and the voice of the interviewee changes, presumably to match the style of the actual person's voice. There are a few awkward mid phrase pauses here and there, but overall great presentation.

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5 out of 5 stars
By eushopper on 07-02-17

Good, as expected from Schwager

Where does Hedge Fund Market Wizards rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It was a good listen, certainly one of the better books I have listened to in the investments area.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Hedge Fund Market Wizards?

There were several good interviews I will likely listen once again.

What about Clinton Wade’s performance did you like?

He has done a good job reading the interviews. I liked that he tried to change his voice differently for each interview and when Schwager was talking.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Given the topic of the book, not really...

Any additional comments?

I would love if the older Schwager books would be available also here at audible...
I have read those long time ago and would certainly listen to them again.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Mr on 05-18-17

Another great Schwager book, poor narrator.

Any additional comments?

I'm a huge fan of the Market Wizards series, and this sticks solidly to the core format: fascinating interviews with industry greats, presented and clearly summarized with a clear intention of making you a savvier trader. Loved the content.

Unfortunately this particularly book is a much harder listen than the others in the series because of the coma-inducing narrator. The entire book is read in an almost perfectly flat, lifeless monotone. The pace of reading is inexplicably slow, and totally lacks personality and colour. Real shame.

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By Sitiveni on 09-01-16


Good narrator but the content was even better. Loved hearing the different trading styles from successful traders. Joel Greenblatt's style is close to mine, so to Jamie Mai. Great book

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