Bill Lipschutz

In this article we will cover one of the most successful traders of all time, who is often called the “Sultan of Currencies,” Bill Lipschutz. The story of his life can be inspirational for all traders, expert and novice alike. Bill Lipschutz started his journey with an accidental inheritance of $12,000. He went on to become the most successful t...

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Stanley Druckenmiller

In our earlier article, we had talked about the iconic trader, George Soros, and his famous 1992 British Pound short. Here, we will talk about a man who was mentored by Soros and was closely associated with him in his famous stint, Stanley Druckenmiller. Druckenmiller was the lead portfolio manager for the Soros Quantum Fund and worked alongs...

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Famous Traders: Michael Marcus Everyone loves a “rags to riches” story and in trading it is no different. The idea of someone following their dreams and having the self- belief to single-mindedly pursue success is incredibly motivating. During this series we have looked at some incredible traders, some who have come from humble beginnings, some...

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The Tale of John Taylor- Hedge Fund Titan Gone Bust Blog Banner_preview

From Humble Beginnings John Taylor is a name that some of you might not be familiar with. However, during his career in the financial markets, he presided over a fund, FX Concepts, which grew to be the biggest currency management firm at the time, with assets north of $14 billion. Taylor has had an illustrious career spanning five decades from...

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From Humble Beginnings Bruce Kovner is a renowned forex trader who, like Bill Lipschitz, was born in New York and rose from a meager start to amass a fortune. As founder of the famous fund Caxton Associates, Bruce Kovner is now worth over $5.5billion, leading the company from its origin in 1983 through to 2011. Learning Lessons Like Lipschu...

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