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David Nassar, in his book RULES OF THE TRADE, provides readers with a list of solid trading rules. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at David Blair
David Nassar, in his book RULES OF THE TRADE, provides readers with a list of solid trading rules. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
Dr Doug Hirschhorn has published a great read on peak performance entitled 8 Ways to Great. I suggest you read it. Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
Dr Doug Hirschhorn has published a great read on peak performance entitled 8 Ways to Great. I suggest you read it. Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2011 at David Blair
In a recent article, James Montier lists several principles that have always guided sensible investing. Let's take a look. Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
In a recent article, James Montier lists several principles that have always guided sensible investing. Let's take a look. Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at David Blair
When I speak of stock trading intuition I am not referring to the phenomenon of knowing what is about to happen, such as having an intuition that the plane you are about to board is going to crash. Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
When I speak of stock trading intuition I am not referring to the phenomenon of knowing what is about to happen, such as having an intuition that the plane you are about to board is going to crash. Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2011 at David Blair
I have found that the quickest way to move from point A to point B is to make sure that C through Z do not get in the way. Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
I have found that the quickest way to move from point A to point B is to make sure that C through Z do not get in the way. Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2011 at David Blair
Dennis Gartman's stock trading rules have been around for quite some time. They are classic and should be read and re-read often. Let's take a look at them now shall we? 1. Never, under any circumstance add to a losing position! Ever! Nothing more need be said; to do otherwise... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2011 at David Blair
Dennis Gartman's stock trading rules have been around for quite some time. They are classic and should be read and re-read often. Let's take a look at them now shall we? 1. Never, under any circumstance add to a losing position! Ever! Nothing more need be said; to do otherwise will eventually and absolutely lead to ruin! 2. Trade like a mercenary guerrilla. We must fight on the winning side and be willing to change sides readily when one side has gained the upper hand. 3. Capital comes in two varieties: Mental and that which is in your pocket or... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
One of the trader’s biggest psychological barriers to overcome is over trading. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
One of the trader’s biggest psychological barriers to overcome is over trading. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2011 at David Blair
Although we may always feel like idiots when it comes to trading, at least after reading this book, understanding its concepts, and applying its principles, we may graduate to become an idiot savant. Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
Although we may always feel like idiots when it comes to trading, at least after reading this book, understanding its concepts, and applying its principles, we may graduate to become an idiot savant. Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2011 at David Blair
Jason Jankovsky, in The Art of the Trade, gives us four basics on doing real technical analysis. Jankovsky says "that the true trader, the consistent winner, is not concerned with any price or where prices started from. He or she is concerned with what it takes for people to believe strong enough, and with enough commitment, that they will place their capital at risk." So, with that in mind, the four basics: 1. A price chart is simply "a pictorial representation of the sum total of all the market's belief structures." No matter what we believe the chart does not... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
Jankovsky says "that the true trader, the consistent winner, is not concerned with any price or where prices started from. Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2011 at David Blair
Let's not argue whether trading is, by its very nature, gambling. Let's save that for another day. Instead, let's focus on the gambler who happens to trade and the possible ramifications of such behavior. Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2011 at David Blair
Let's not argue whether trading is, by its very nature, gambling. Let's save that for another day. Instead, let's focus on the gambler who happens to trade and the possible ramifications of such behavior. Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
Following a few simple guidelines can help the trader idiot proof his or her trading...just ask an expert...he wrote the book on it! Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
Following a few simple guidelines can help the trader idiot proof his or her trading...just ask an expert...he wrote the book on it! Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2011 at David Blair
Troubleshooting does not imply that there is something inherently wrong with our trading system, quite the contrary. Troubleshooting allows us to manage our emotions, helping us become better traders, more in tune with the markets and with ourselves. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2011 at Traders' Library Blog
Troubleshooting does not imply that there is something inherently wrong with our trading system, quite the contrary. Troubleshooting allows us to manage our emotions, helping us become better traders, more in tune with the markets and with ourselves. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2011 at David Blair
To tell a fib is a nice way of saying that you are not telling the truth. A trader really can't lie to his broker or the market but a trader can lie to himself, which is even worse. Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2011 at David Blair