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T’was Not Grandma Killed By Reindeer

We were wrong. It was not grandma that was killed by the reindeer in the Christmas classic  by Randy Brooks. It was Santa! Mr. Claus would never have let his herd of traders hanging by hopium for the last four … Continue reading

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Gambler, Trader, Candlestick Reader

In the end, as traders, there is one and only one reason we do what we do, namely we trade to make money… fast. Continue reading

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Decisions. Decisions – Buy The Stock Or Buy The Option?

My decision to hold or jettison the trade is driven by the stock price action, not by the price of the option, and never by the option chart itself. Continue reading

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Bonfire of the Sanities… learn to trade the market.

My stock market trading guru, Jesse Livermore, tragic a figure as he was, still has a truism we need to be mindful of: “The speculator is not an investor.  His object is not to secure a steady return on his … Continue reading

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