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For The Love Of Money

2011-12-15T12:40:20-05:00December 15, 2011|

Most people who get into trading, do so because they want to get rich. Maybe it’s because they want to take coals that life has dealt them and turn them into diamonds, or perhaps they received a $100k from a loved one that passed away, and they feel propelled to [...]

Joseph Penso de la Vega & His 323 Year Old Trading Lessons

2011-11-11T00:45:02-05:00November 11, 2011|

I found these rules of trading dating back to 1688 by a guy named Joseph de la Vega. His rules for trading is still, very applicable to today’s trading environment – heck, probably more relevant than ever before. Enjoy…. Penso presented the history of speculation in stocks and acquainted the reader [...]

Developing Your Moneyball Trading Goals

2023-03-04T09:48:12-05:00October 6, 2011|

When you are in a trade, regardless if it is going in your favor or not, ask yourself this question: Are you in it for this trade only or are you in it for what your portfolio will be worth at the end of the year? In my previous post, [...]

Finding the Stock Market’s Moneyball

2011-10-04T13:39:47-04:00October 4, 2011|

I recently saw the movie, “Moneyball”, which starred Brad Pitt playing the roll of Billy Beane (General Manager of the Oakland A’s). I must say it was one of the best movies I have seen in years. And there wasn’t even anything that belew up during the two-hour movie. Nonetheless, [...]

Be Aware Of The Market Stressors In Your Trading Strategy

2011-10-03T16:26:47-04:00October 3, 2011|

I want to continue on the article I published last week on Eliminating “Hope” from your trading. One way to do that is by identifying the key market stressors in your trading style and how they affect you personally in how you approach the market. Because Hope, as great and [...]

Part 3: Why August Was The Worst Trading Month Of My Life

2023-03-04T09:48:10-05:00September 28, 2011|

Frustrated? Yes! Disgusted? Absolutely! In denial? Perhaps just a bit. I had looked at the chart of the SPY, SDS, SSO, UPRO, the stars in the sky, and glued to the news for political developments over seas. The market was getting ready to close on Friday, and it had undoubtedly [...]

Part 2: Why August Was The Worst Trading Month Of My Life

2023-03-04T09:48:10-05:00September 27, 2011|

So if there was good to come out of the month of August, there was definitely a few things worth highlighting….for one, I’ve always been a crummy bowler, but needing an avenue to vent some of my frustrations that I was experiencing with the market, I found myself taking a [...]

My Thoughts On Succeeding In This Market

2011-09-21T13:15:11-04:00September 21, 2011|

For the great majority of traders and investors out there, trading in these turbulent times have been difficult and taxing on the mind and body. I consider this market, much more difficult than anything I've traded in recent memory - even 2008. The reason being is there is absolutely no [...]

My Rules For Trading Small Cap Stocks

2023-03-04T09:48:07-05:00July 20, 2011|

It's important to have a set of rules that you trade by. That doesn't mean that you follow them each and every time, because no stock and no trade is the same. As a result, some flexibility is required, but overall, you should have good set of rules when trading [...]

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