Music of the Markets - Victor B. Niederhoffer
Trader, speculator, author, and more. The name may be
familiar, but there’s more to the man than just finance. Victor
Niederhoffer has served as advisor to, and investor for,
famed investor George Soros and as mentor to Monroe Trout
and other financial wizards. More: Niederhoffer is also a
five-time US national squash champion. More: Among his
publication credits are articles in Liberty and The Wall
Street Journal, a cover story in National Review exposing
Hillary Clinton’s cattle trading as a façade, and his book,
The Education Of A Speculator.
Victor B. Niederhoffer received his undergraduate degree from Harvard and earned his doctorate in finance from the
University of Chicago. An active speculator on a large scale
for the past 30 years, he now operates as a private investor
specializing in trading options and futures on individual
stocks and market indices. He writes a daily column at
Worldly Investor (www.worldlyinvestor.com) and a weekly
column at moneycentral.msn.com with Laurel Kenner.
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Interim Editor John Sweeney
managed to talk Niederhoffer into doing an interview, and on
January 23, 2001, they chatted, via telephone.