Quoted on investing: Get to know them because they speak with authority

30 Top Traders & Investors from around the world. Don’t just brush off their stock market quotes as nonsense. These guys (and a single lady) speak with authority. See what they have achieved and we should listen to them.

Photos from wikipedia. Below in Alphabetical order (by name).

Alexander Elder Russian Federation

Alexander Elder, M.D., is a Russian-American professional trader and a teacher of traders. He is the author of Trading for a Living, considered a modern classic among traders. Born: 1950, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Education: University of Tartu. Organization founded: Smith, Elder & Co. More on elder.com

Andreas Clenow Switzerland

From followingthetrend.com: This site is maintained by Andreas F. Clenow, Chief Investment Officer of ACIES Asset Management AG. A Swedish national based in Zurich, Switzerland, I have had the pleasure of taking part in several hedge fund enterprises. Having been a co-founder and partner of both onshore and offshore hedge funds, I’ve had quite an interesting ride so far.

Benjamin Franklin* United States

Benjamin Franklin FRS, FRSE was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a renowned polymath and a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster … more online. Born: 17 January 1706, Boston, Massachusetts. Died: 17 April 1790, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Education: Boston Latin School (1714–1715). Previous offices: President of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania (1785–1788). More on wikipedia

Bruce Kovner United States

Bruce Stanley Kovner is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. He is Chairman of CAM Capital, which he established in January 2012 to manage his investment, trading and business activities. Born: 27 February 1945 (age 72), Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States. Net worth: 5.2 billion USD (2017) Forbes. Children: 3. Spouse: Suzie Fairchild (m. 2007), Sarah Peter (m. 1973–1998). Education: Harvard College, Harvard University, Juilliard School. More on wikipedia

Charlie Munger* United States

Charles Thomas Munger is an American investor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate controlled by Warren Buffett. Buffett has described Munger as “[his] partner.” Born: 1 January 1924 (age 93), Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Net worth: 1.61 billion USD (2017) Forbes. Salary: US$100,000. Books: Poor Charlie’s Almanack, On Success. Children: Molly Munger, Wendy Munger, Charles T. Munger, Jr., Philip R. Munger, Barry A. Munger, Emilie Munger Ogden. Spouse: Nancy Barry (m. 1956–2010), Nancy Huggins (m. ?–1953). More on wikipedia

Dave Ramsey United States

David L. “Dave” Ramsey III is an American businessman, author, radio host, television personality, and motivational speaker. Born: 3 September 1960 (age 57), Antioch, Tennessee. Residence: Franklin, Tennessee, U.S. Spouse: Sharon Ramsey (m. 1982). Education: University of Tennessee (1982). Children: Rachel Cruze, Denise Ramsey, Daniel Ramsey. More on wiki. Also check out his Check out baby-steps and tools

Ed Seykota

Edward Arthur Seykota is a commodities trader, who earned S.B. degrees in Electrical Engineering from MIT and Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management, both in 1969. Born: 7 August 1946 (age 71). Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. More on wikipedia

George Soros* Hungary

George Soros is a Hungarian-American investor, business magnate, philanthropist, and author. Soros is one of the world’s most successful investors. Born: 12 August 1930 (age 87), Budapest, Hungary. Net worth: 23 billion USD (2017) Forbes. Education: London School of Economics and Political Science (1954), etc. Spouse: Tamiko Bolton (m. 2013), Susan Weber (m. 1983–2005), Annaliese Witschak (m. 1960–1983). More on wikipedia

Jack Schwager Belgium

Jack D. Schwager is a well-known author, fund manager and an industry expert in futures and hedge funds. He’s published a number of books, such as Market Wizards. Born: 27 June 1948 (age 69), Antwerp, Belgium. Education: Brooklyn College, Brown University. More on jackschwager.com

Jesse Livermore United States

Jesse Lauriston Livermore was an American investor and security analyst. Livermore was famed for making and losing several multimillion-dollar fortunes and short selling during the stock market crashes in 1907 and 1929. Born: 26 July 1877, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. Died: 28 November 1940, Manhattan, New York. Net worth: US$100 million (1929); US$5 million (1940). Cause of death: Suicide by Ballistic trauma. Books: How to Trade In Stocks, etc. Children: Paul Livermore, Jesse Livermore Jr. More on wikipedia

Jim Cramer* United States

James J. Cramer is an American television personality, former hedge fund manager, and best-selling author. Cramer is the host of CNBC’s Mad Money and a co-founder of The Street, Inc. Born: 10 February 1955 (age 62), Wyndmoor, Springfield Township, Pennsylvania, United States. Height: 1.68 m. Books: Jim Cramer’s Get Rich Carefully, etc. Spouse: Lisa Cadette Detwiler (m. 2015), Karen Backfisch-Olufsen (m. 1988–2009). More on wikipedia

Jim Rogers* United States

James Beeland Rogers Jr. is an American businessman, investor, traveler, financial commentator and author based in Singapore. Rogers is the Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc. Born: 19 October 1942 (age 74), Baltimore, Maryland. Nationality: American. Spouse: Paige Parker (m. 2000), Lois Biener (m. 1966–1969). Children: Beeland Anderson, Hilton Augusta. Siblings: Broughton Rogers. More on wikipedia

Joe Greenblatt United States

Joel Greenblatt is an American academic, hedge fund manager, investor, and writer. He is a value investor, and adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Born: 13 December 1957 (age 59), Great Neck, New York. Education: University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. More on wikipedia

John Maynard Keynes* United Kingdom

John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes CB FBA, was a British economist whose ideas fundamentally changed the theory and practice of macroeconomics and the economic policies of governments. Born: 5 June 1883, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Died: 21 April 1946, Tilton, UK. Spouse: Lydia Lopokova (m. 1925–1946). Education: University of Cambridge, King’s College, Cambridge, Eton College. More on wikipedia

Larry Hite

Lawrence D. Hite is a hedge fund manager who, along with Ed Seykota, is one of the forefathers of system trading. Born: 1956. More on wikipedia

Linda Raschke United States

Linda Bradford Raschke is an American commodities and futures trader. She is President of LBRGroup, Inc., a registered CTA and money management firm, and President of LBR Asset Management, a CPO. Born: 1959, Pasadena, California, United States. Education: Occidental College. More on wikipedia and lindaraschke.net

Martin Whitman United States

Martin J. Whitman is an American investment advisor and a strong critic of the direction of recent changes in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the U.S. Born: 30 September 1924 (age 93), New York City, New York. Education: The New School, Syracuse University. More on wikipedia

Martin Zweig* United States

Martin Edward Zweig was an American stock investor, investment adviser, and financial analyst. According to Forbes magazine, he was renowned for his “eccentric and lavish lifestyle”. Born: 2 July 1942, Cleveland, Ohio. Died: 18 February 2013, Fisher Island, Florida. Spouse: Barbara Zweig (m. 1998). Books: Martin Zweig’s winning on Wall Street, Martin Zweig’s Winning with New IRAs. Education: University of Miami, University of Pennsylvania, etc. More on wikipedia

Paul Clitheroe Australia

Paul Hugh Clitheroe AM is an Australian television presenter, radio presenter, financial analyst, financial advisor and publisher. Born: 7 July 1955 (age 62), Nottingham, United Kingdom. Education: University of New South Wales. TV shows: Money for Jam, Burke’s Backyard. More on wikipedia

Paul Samuelson* United States

Paul Anthony Samuelson was an American economist and the first American to win the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Born: 15 May 1915, Gary, Indiana, Died: 13 December 2009, Belmont, Massachusetts. Influenced: William Nordhaus, Paul Krugman, Robert Solow, and more. Awards: Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, etc. More on wikipedia

Paul Tudor Jones United States

Paul Tudor Jones II is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. In 1980, he founded his hedge fund, Tudor Investment Corporation, an asset management firm headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. Born: 28 September 1954 (age 63), Memphis, Tennessee. Net worth: US$4.7 billion (February 2017). Spouse: Sonia Klein (m. 1988). Residence: Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S. Children: Chrissy Jones, Jack Jones, Caroline Jones, Dorothy Jones. Education: University of Virginia, Presbyterian Day School. More on wikipedia

Peter Lynch* United States

Peter Lynch is an American investor, mutual fund manager, and philanthropist. As the manager of the Magellan Fund at Fidelity Investments between 1977 and 1990, Lynch averaged a 29.2% annual return. Born: 19 January 1944 (age 73), Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Net worth: US$352 million (March 2006). Education: University of Pennsylvania, Boston College, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Children: Annie Lukowski. Ex-spouse: Carolyn Lynch. More on wikipedia

Phillip Fisher* United States

Philip Arthur Fisher was an American stock investor best known as the author of Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits, a guide to investing that has remained in print ever since it was first published in 1958. Born: 8 September 1907, San Francisco, California. Died: 11 March 2004. Children: Kenneth Fisher, Donald Fisher, Arthur Fisher. Education: Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business. More on wikipedia

Robert D. Arnott United States

Robert D. Arnott is an American entrepreneur, investor, editor and writer who focuses on articles about quantitative investing. Born: 29 June 1954 (age 63), USA. Education: University of California, Santa Barbara. Residence: United States of America. Field: Finance. Books: The Fundamental Index: A Better Way to Invest, and more. More on wikipedia

Robert G. Allen*

From robertgallen.com: Robert has authored several bestselling personal finance books including the #1 all time bestselling real estate investment book “Nothing Down”, “Creating Wealth”, “Multiple Streams of Income”, “Cracking the Millionaire Code”, “The One-Minute Millionaire: The Enlightened Way Wealth”, and “Cash in a Flash: Fast Money in Slow Times”.

Robert Kiyosaki* United States

Robert Toru Kiyosaki is an American businessman and author. Kiyosaki is the founder of the Rich Dad Company, a private financial education company that provides personal finance and business education to people through books and videos. Born: 8 April 1947 (age 70), Hilo, Hawaii, United States. Education: United States Merchant Marine Academy (1965–1969). Spouse: Kim Kiyosaki (m. 1986). Parents: Ralph H. Kiyosaki, Marjorie O. Kiyosaki. More on wikipedia

Seth Klarman* United States

Seth Andrew Klarman is an American investor and hedge fund manager. He is known as a value investor and is currently the chief executive and portfolio manager of the Baupost Group, a Boston-based private investment partnership he founded in 1982. Born: 21 May 1957 (age 60), New York City, New York. Net worth: 1.55 billion USD (2017) Forbes. Spouse(s): Beth Schultz Klarman (m. 1982). Books: Margin of Safety: Risk-averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor. Education: Cornell University, Harvard Business School, Harvard University. Parents: Muriel Klarman, Herbert E. Klarman. More on wikipedia

Sir John Templeton* United Kingdom

Sir John Marks Templeton was an American-born British investor, fund manager, and philanthropist. In 1954, he entered the mutual fund market and created the Templeton Growth Fund. Born: 29 November 1912, Winchester, Tennessee, United States. Died: 8 July 2008, Nassau, Bahamas. Awards: Rhodes Scholarship, Knight Bachelor. Children: John Templeton Jr. Parents: Harvey Maxwell Templeton Sr., Novella Handly. More on wikipedia

Warren Buffett* United States

Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. Buffett serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. Born: 30 August 1930 (age 87), Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Net worth: 80.5 billion USD (2017) Forbes. Education: Columbia Business School (1950–1951), etc. Did you know: Warren Buffett is the third-richest member of the Forbes 400 by net worth ($65.5 billion USD). More on wikipedia

William O’Neil United States

William J. O’Neil is an American entrepreneur, stockbroker and writer, who founded the stock brokerage firm William O’Neil & Co. Inc in 1963 and the business newspaper Investor’s Business Daily in 1983. Born: 25 March 1933 (age 84), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. Education: Woodrow Wilson High School, Southern Methodist University. More on wikipedia

 

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