Jonathan Hoenig

Portfolio Manager,

Capitalistpig Hedge Fund, LLC

  • Founder of
  • Author of Greed is Good: The Capitalist Pig Guide to Investing
  • Name one of Crain's "Forty Under Forty"

About Jonathan

Jonathan Hoenig is the portfolio manager at Capitalistpig Hedge Fund LLC, a highly successful private partnership that he has run since 2000. A former floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade, he authored several books with his most recent book, Price is Primary, published in 2021. Mr. Hoenig appears regularly on FOX News Channel and has written for several publications including the Wall Street Journal Europe, Wired, Trader Monthly, and He was named one of Crain's "Forty Under Forty," and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago as well as a proponent of Ayn Rand's philosophy-objectivism.

Jonathan's Videos

What matters is how you invest, not what you invest in. And as investors, we plant dozens of seeds not knowing which, if any, are going to bear fruit. From position sizing to hedging, learn how to allocate assets to maximize potential profits and limit the possible loss. Jonathan Hoenig, a professional investor, author, and Fox News Contributor explains how in this snappy and actionable talk.
Despite the fact so much time is spent choosing investments, what ultimately impacts our portfolios is how we invest, not what we invest in. Jonathan Hoenig, a Fox News contributor and established hedge fund manager, will demonstrate three common ways amateur investors blow up their accounts and the means by which educated investors can avoid that fate and thrive.

Analyzing price and trend is often regarded as a secondary consideration to fundamentals. Yet in reality, a stock's "value" is subjective, whereas its price is not. Jonathan Hoenig, a Fox News contributor and established hedge fund manager, will explore why fundamental analysis is dangerous to your returns and how price is all that matters in the market.
Sophisticated investors understand no asset or approach is guaranteed. But there are a few fundamental principles that can put odds of success on your side, no matter what the market does. Jonathan Hoenig has been a professional investor since 1999 and boasts a 20-year track record that beats the S&P 500. A Fox News contributor, his latest book is Price Is Primary: How to Profit with Any Asset in Any Market at Any Time.

Jonathan's Books

Jonathan Hoenig

Greed Is Good: The Capitalist Pig Guide to Investing

This book is a practical but punchy ride through the money maze. 
Jonathan Hoenig

The Pit: Photographic Portrait of the Chicago Trading Floor

Inspired by the 1903 book by Frank Norris, THE PIT is the story of successful businessman who casually begins trading, only to be swept in and ultimately ruined by the Chicago futures markets, a fascination “worse than liquor, worse than morphine.” Featuring pages of lush, color and B&W photos of the trading floor’s most thrilling era along with an epilogue documenting its final years.