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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How Much Is Enough? Nov 07, Joseph rated it liked it. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more. It scheager a bit sad because I believe Schwager, with his potential, had a golden opportunity to write a new Investment Classic with this great idea and missed it.

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Market Sense and Nonsense : How the Markets Really Work (and How They Don’t)

Bestselling author, Jack Schwager, challenges the assumptions at the core of investment theory and practice and exposes common investor mistakes, missteps, myths, and misreads. Open Preview See a Problem? Some good stuff but also too much self serving propaganda for the hedge fund industry.

If I have been too harsh in my critique, it is because of my high expectations of a favorite author. 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.


Market Sense and Nonsense: It covers a huge amount of ground across thespectrum of risk and investing, both in theory and in practice. Schwager’s writing style is interesting and conversational, employs many analogies and examples to convey meaning, and frequently touches on real investor experiences to drive points home. Dec 27, Tom Foreman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Really helps to understand how hedge investing works. He shows how many of the commonly-used key financial measures of risk are false or misleading and provides superior alternatives.

The book is divided into three parts plus an epilogue and two appendices. Not exactly what I expected, but it’s quite good. The writing is more pedestrian and academic. All tie together pointing the way to better-informed investment strategies. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Market Sense and Nonsense: Why Almost Everything You Know about Investing Is Wrong

Refresh and try again. Severus rated it it was amazing Apr 26, Aug 17, Jas rated ane really liked it. This book is destined to beone of the greatest texts on markets and investing for discussionin schools, universities and barrooms the world over.

There is lots of market wisdom here to assimilate. This book is a compilation of the fundamental investment errors the author has observed sensw his career in the markets.

Market Sense and Nonsense: How the Markets Really Work (and How They Don’t) [Book]

Jun 19, Jacob rated it really liked it Shelves: Started a little slow for me. Hardcoverpages. Investment Insights Chapter Are Hedge Fund Returns a Mirage?


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.

An advanced study of market truths based on market realities and long-term price action instead of theories from academia based on artificial assumptions is still very much in demand. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

I would buy both books, with a priority to Dever’s if you could only buy one. Stay ahead with the world’s most comprehensive technology and business learning platform. He has done the Investment Management industry tremendous service through his educational and entertaining in-depth interviews with knowledgeable, passionate jackk managers.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Mr Schwager’s book starts off with plenty of sound, basic advice This book will be insightful to professionals and yet readable by the broader audience with an interest in investment, trading, and finance.