The original Pit Bull – Marty Schwartz market wizard – video lecture

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One of the original “Market Wizards” in Jack Schwager’s classic best-seller, Marty “The Pit Bull” Schwartz in a video of a lecture he delivered at his old school in April this year.

Author: Eamonn Sheridan

Eamonn Sheridan worked with Bankers Trust Australia for 13 years as a Spot foreign exchange dealer, trading across all major currencies and all time zones. He rose to a Vice President position, running spot operations during the busy European time, leaving the bank just prior to it being sold to concentrate on running his own business in the ‘real world’! The markets, however, had him hooked – he continued to trade equities, CFDs and then on to futures, giving him broad experience across financial markets. He is now active in FX and equity index futures as well as writing for ForexLive™. Eamonn is a graduate of The University of Melbourne in Australia and lives in New South Wales.


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  1. Not too sure how applicable MW strategies are today,but in the day (early 90s) the traders in MW were THE HOT DOGS of FX and there wasnt a trader worth his seat who hadnt read the book. With the advent of Algos/HFT, I and many others from the old school have had to drastically alter our trading methods,habits and goals.

  2. Good stuff Terry – I read your comments in this thread ( ) with interest too

  3. Hi Eamonn, Yes I do like to ramble occasionally and recall the good old days when it just seemed so much easier :)
    I’m sure we all have some stories (our own or colleagues) that would make those who started in the new millenium scream “BS”!
    If you want a good read,pick up “Mr.Diamond” the Dennis Levine story from the mid80s covering the Ivan Boesky/Michael Milken insider trading scam set up by Levine.

  4. Thanks Terry – I’ll check that out!


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