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Wall St. Shrinking Workforce- Not Good

One thing I’ve learned over the years of being on, around, with, under, on top of, at the bottom of Wall Street and the markets: when brokerage firms start laying off brokers, traders, and staff, there is a major slowdown coming (recession?). Continue reading

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How To Know If You’re An Investor Or A Trader

“Calling someone who trades actively an investor is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a romantic.” Continue reading

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The Most Important Charts In The World… Really?

**WALL STREET’S BRIGHTEST MINDS REVEAL THE MOST IMPORTANT CHARTS IN THE WORLD<< Big picture stuff for all of us armchair Monday morning economists and market gurus. After running through these 97 charts, what do YOU think?   I think Wall … Continue reading

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Is Trading Driving You Crazy?

What it’s really all about is the power of money – the cause of, and solution to, many of life’s problems (A) as perceived by the trader (B). Continue reading

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Treating Traders With a Twelve-Step Program

did you know AA’s twelve-steps could be used to make you a better trader? Continue reading

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If You Want To Trade The Gravy Train, Stop Thinking Like An Investor.

In my thirty plus years of introducing people to the stock market, specifically trading the market, it amazes me how Mr. or Ms. Wanna-Be traders do not fully understand which train, or even which destination, they’re embarking on. If the … 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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