Author, fund manager and an industry expert in futures and hedge funds.
Mr. Schwager is a Co-founder and Chief Research Officer of FundSeeder, a firm that seeks to
find undiscovered trading talent worldwide via its trader platform (FundSeeder.com), and a Co-
founder of FundSeeder Investments (FundSeederinvest.com), which seeks to connect properly
regulated traders with sources of investment capital. Mr. Schwager is a recognized industry
expert in futures and hedge funds and the author of a number of widely acclaimed financial
books. Previously, Mr. Schwager was a partner in the Fortune Group (2001-2010), a London-
based hedge fund advisory firm. His prior experience also includes 22 years as Director of
Futures research for some of Wall Street’s leading firms, most recently Prudential Securities.
Mr. Schwager has written extensively on the futures industry and great traders in all financial
markets. He is perhaps best known for his best-selling series of interviews with the greatest
hedge fund managers of the last three decades: Market Wizards (1989), The New Market
Wizards (1992), Stock Market Wizards (2001), Hedge Fund Market Wizards (2012), and The
Little Book of Market Wizards (2014). His other books include Market Sense and Nonsense
(2012), a compendium of investment misconceptions, the three-volume series, Schwager on
Futures, and Getting Started in Technical Analysis (1999), part of John Wiley’s popular Getting
Started series. His most recent book, A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets, which is a
revised edition of his first book by the same, was published in January 2017.
Mr. Schwager is a frequent seminar speaker and has lectured on a range of analytical topics
including the characteristics of great traders, investment fallacies, hedge fund portfolios,
managed accounts, technical analysis, and trading system evaluation. He holds a BA in
Economics from Brooklyn College (1970) and an MA in Economics from Brown University