Market Sense and Nonsense: How the Markets Really Work (And How Bestselling author, Jack Schwager, challenges the assumptions at the. In this engaging new book, Jack Schwager, bestselling author of Market Wizards and The New Market Wizards, takes aim at the most perniciously pervasive. Bestselling author, Jack Schwager, challenges the assumptions at the core of investment theory and practice and exposes common investor mistakes, missteps .
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Review quote Everybody, and I mean everybody who has an investment portfolio will profit from reading this book kudos to the author for offering the investing world an uncommonly worthwhile book.
Antti S rated it it was ok Mar 05, Dever’s book is much more readable.
Market Sense and Nonsense: How the Markets Really Work (and How They Don’t) [Book]
This book is not an easy read in the manner of Schwager’s Market Wizards books. I imagine that in future that I will be consulting its pages from marlet to time. Schwager was a partner in the Fortune Group, a London-based hedge fund advisory firm, which special Jack Schwager is a recognized industry expert in futures and hedge funds and the author of a number of widely acclaimed financial books.
I quickly reread the part on Portfolio Matters. Schwager has performed a majorservice for anyone who ever gets a spare dime to invest and wantsto know how to avoid making a mistake. I found this section surprisingly interesting and practical both as an active trader myself and as a prospective hedge fund investor. Severus rated it it was amazing Apr 26, Investment Insights Chapter 4: It is a higher-level, more strategic text that covers its financial subject matter in detail and from multiple angles.
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If I have been too harsh in my critique, it is because of my high expectations of a favorite author. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?
Unfounded assumptions, erroneous theories, unrealistic models, cognitive biases, emotional foibles, and unsubstantiated beliefs all combine to lead investors astray—professionals as well as novices.
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Market Sense and Nonsense: Why Almost Everything You Know about Investing Is Wrong
If, however, you contemplating investing some money then it is a good place if not to start but is certainly worth a visit at the early stages. Unfounded assumptions, erroneous theories, unrealistic nohsense, cognitive biases, emotional foibles, and unsubstantiated beliefs all combine to lead investors astray professionals as well as novices.
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Schwager 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, and also spent over twenty years as a director of futures research for some of Wall Street’s leading firms. The simple fact is thatmany revered investment theories and market models are flatlywrong–that is, if we insist that they work in the real world.
In this engaging new book, Jack Schwager, bestselling author of theMarket Wizards series, takes aim at some of the mostpervasive market precepts, money management misconceptions, andirrational investor behaviors. Appendix Two contains mathematical formulas for all of the risk-return metrics used in the book. Jonathan Yeoh rated it it was amazing Mar 24, Thorp, author of Beat the Dealer andBeat the Market “Jack Schwager’s new book, Market Sense and Nonsense, deftly addresses a large number of seldomly clarified facts andmyths about the investment management business.
Drawing upon his years as an asset manager and trader, he sharespriceless lessons on an array of investing topics, both basic andadvanced, including portfolio management, risk assessment, investment selection, hedge fund investing, investment timing, andmuch more. Are Hedge Fund Returns a Mirage? This book combines multiple concepts, spanning both traditional and alternative investments, and topics ranging from basic to sophisticated, into a single accessible book. In this book, you’ll discover why: How Much Is Enough?
Market Sense and Nonsense: How the Markets Really Work (and How They Don’t)
I would buy both books, with a priority to Dever’s if you could only buy one. To ask other readers questions about Market Sense and Nonsenseplease sign up.
More focus on the stated purpose would have enhanced my impression of the book. Schwager summarizes his book with 32 Investment Observations. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Schwager points out that the risk-return profile of hedge funds is superior to mutual funds and, in the form of fund-of-funds, an investment in a hedge fund is actually available to and preferable even for investors of modest means.
Jamie rated it did not like it Apr 04, Christopher Parisi rated it it was ok Mar 21, The simple fact is that many revered investment theories and market models are flatly wrong that is, if we insist that they work in the real world.
And by “interesting”, I mean if you care about reading an argument regarding why hedge funds are less risky than equity funds and moving promptly into a discussion of why leverage doesn’t necessarily increase risk. All tie together pointing the way to better-informed investment strategies.
Justin Singer rated it it was amazing Nov 22, Hardcoverpages.