Stanley Druckenmiller – His Life And Trading Strategies

Stanley Druckenmiller is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. He was the former chairman and president of Duquesne Capital, which he founded in 1981. Druckenmiller is famous, arguably because he spent many years working for George Soros. Stanley Druckenmiller was interviewed in Jack Schwager’s New Market Wizards. The quotes that end this article…

Steve Clark – Hedge Fund Strategy Market Wizard

Steve Clark is an American investor, founder, and Head of Risk at Omni Partners, LLP. He served as Director, Head of International Equity Trading, and Director, Co-Head Proprietary Trading at NatWest Markets and Nomura Securities, respectively, between the years 1991 to 1997. Also, Clark was the director of Hartford Asset Management Limited from 2000 to…

Michael Steinhardt – Trading Strategies Should Be A Little Painful

Michael Steinhardt is an American investor, philanthropist, and hedge fund manager. He founded the hedge fund, Steinhardt Partners in 1967. The hedge fund made an average annualized return of 24.5% for its client from 1967 to 1995. As a result of his stellar track record, he was interviewed in Jack Schwager’s Market Wizards. Surprisingly, after…

Michael Carr – Strategy Trader, Motivator, And Speaker

Michael Carr is an American investor, a Chartered Market Technician (CMT), writer, and speaker with a successful career in financial service. He is a Certified Financial Technician (CFT), a long-term member of the chartered market technicians association, where he served as a contributing editor for smart profits daily. Mike is also a Level II Investment…

Mark Douglas – All About The Correct Trading Strategy Mindset

Mark Douglas is a renowned American trader known for his trading psychology books and seminars. He wrote “the Disciplined Trader: Developing Winning Attitudes”, which was published in 1990 and regarded as one of the early books in investment to focus on the concept of trading psychology. We are big fans of Mark Douglas and his…

Larry Williams – Indicator Innovator, Strategy Trader, And Tax Rebellion

Larry R. Williams is an American Investor, author, and politician from the state of Montana. He has been actively involved in trading the commodities, futures, and stock market for over 53 years and is the only futures trader to trade $1 million of his money at live events worldwide. He has made several trading indicators…

Larry Connors – Mean Reversion Strategy Trader

Larry Connors is the principal executive officer of Connors Research Group, LLC and Chairman of The Connors Group (TCG). The Connors Research Group publishes daily market insights and commentaries, and it has been listed as one of the 10 fastest-growing private companies by Entrex. With over 30 years of industry experience, Connors is regarded as…

Jim Rogers – The Adventurist Macro Strategy Trader

First-time father at 60, James Beeland Rogers Jr, also known as Jim Rogers, is an American businessman, investor, and financial commentator who lives in Singapore. He is famous for starting the Quantum Fund together with George Soros, and he was interviewed in Jack Schwager’s Market Wizards. In this article, we look at Jim Rogers’ early…

Jesse Livermore – The World’s Most Legendary Trader? (Trading Strategy Quotes)

Jesse Livermore was a legendary trader and investor that ended his life by suicide after a boom and bust cycle throughout most of his life. One of the most legendary trading books is based on his life: Edwin LeFevre’s The Reminiscences Of A Stock Operator. In this article, we take a short look at Jesse…

Alexander Elder – Trading Author And Indicator Innovator

Alexander Elder is an American investor, professional trader, and trader’s coach. He wrote titled, “The New Trading for a Living”, which was regarded as an outstanding book by traders. The book was published in 1993 and has become an international bestseller. It is available in over a dozen languages and has been used as teaching…

Bruce Kovner – Trade Small And Manage Risk (Trade Many Trading Strategies)

Bruce Kovner is an American investor, philanthropist, and hedge fund manager. In 2012, he founded and chaired CAM Capital, which is responsible for investing his private assets, and Kovner Foundation, which oversees his philanthropic activities. He served as Chairman for Caxton Associates, a global macro hedge fund. Bruce Kovner is most famous for being the…

Brett Steenbarger – All About Trading Strategy Psychology

Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D., is the author of the famous Traderfeed blog, and he has also published many books on trading psychology. He is a psychologist and a trading coach, who has helped portfolio managers and traders improve their performance. Brett also trades for himself and uses historical patterns in the market to find a trading…

Paul Tudor Jones – Maverick Trader (Quotes And Trading Strategies)

Paul Tudor Jones is a famous trader and hedge fund manager. Many negative things happened during the 1987 stock market crash, but one man became very popular and super-rich for his predictions and gains. He would go on to be known globally as Hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones II. He quickly rose to fame…

Ed Seykota – Trading Strategy and Quotes (Trend Follower Wizard)

Anyone reasonably interested in trading and speculating has probably heard about Ed Seykota. He was first featured in Jack Schwager’s Market Wizards. It’s the most memorable interview in the whole series, in my opinion, not only because he’s very direct, but also because he is unique in his thinking and how he expresses the most…

Edward Thorp: Beating The Odds – The First Quant (A Man For All Markets – Summary And Lessons)

Edward Thorp is by many regarded as “the first quant”, at least one of the first who successfully used quantitative models for risk-taking. He became famous when he wrote the book Beat The Dealer, in which he documented a rational way of betting to beat the casinos in blackjack. He later went on to study…

How Jim Simons’ Trading Strategies Made 66% A Year (The Medallion Fund’s Strategies)

Jim Simons recently stepped back as the chairman of Renaissance Technologies, the asset management group that manages the most profitable fund ever: The Medallion Fund. What are the secrets and trading lessons of the Medallion Fund’s trading strategies? How has Jim Simons managed to get a whopping 66% return on average for over 30 years?…

Evidence Based Technical Analysis – David Aronson (Review)

I have finished rereading David Aronson’s book Evidence- Based Technical Analysis, Applying the Scientific Method and Statistical Inference to Trading Signals, a book I bought back in November 2007. This is no easy read and a bit technical, but worthwhile its price tag. The book is very good for those who have no background in…

Poker (Trading), Sex And Dying by Juel Anderson And David Caplan

I bought this book many years ago. It’s not about trading, but about poker and selling. However, all the elements are relevant for stock traders. Besides, this book is much better than all the other books I’ve read about psychology. Trading, Sex, And Dying – David Caplan The author is no academic, but a successful…

The Education of a Speculator By Victor Niederhoffer (Review, Summary, And Lessons)

I regard Victor Niederhoffer’s The Education Of A Speculator as a must-read for any aspiring quant. Why?  Because it explains the foundation and principles for successful speculation. In this article, I give a brief review and summary of the book. In the end, I give you my main lessons and takeaways from the book. I…