I have been in the speculative game ever since I was fourteen. It is all I have ever done. I think I know what I am talking about.


Jonathan Hoenig is the portfolio manager at Capitalistpig Hedge Fund LLC, which he has run since 2000. A former floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade, Mr. Hoenig’s first book, Greed is Good: The Capitalist Pig Guide to Investing, was published by HarperCollins. Additional publications include The Pit: Photographic Portrait of the Chicago Trading Floor and A New Textbook of Americanism: The Politics of Ayn Rand. He appears regularly on FOX News Channel and has written for several publications including The Wall Street Journal Europe, Wired, Trader Monthly, and SmartMoney.com. He was named one of Crain’s “Forty Under Forty,” and has been a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.

Ignore Hoenig’s wisdom at your financial peril.
– Michael Covel, Trendfollowing.com

The first and last book to read before investing!
– Peter Leport, MD, Board of Directors of the Ayn Rand Institute

Hoenig cuts through all the bluster and typical distractions investors face to tell the reader how investing really works.
– Michel Kahn, CMT, Senior Market Analyst, Lowry’s Research, Former Columnist, Barron’s Online