Investing & trading: October - December 2007 articles archive home
Dispelling illusions of the Stock Market
“How can you dispel an illusion if you are looking in the wrong place and not seeing what is actually happening?
Friday, December 14, 2007 ... more
Good advise from James Sogi
Watch your money management. Don't over extend. Start small. Be brave with the smaller amounts.
Tuesday, December 11, 2007 ... more
(Previously) Unwritten laws of the Stock Market
If you know something can go wrong and you’re somehow able to prevent it from happening, something else will go wrong.
Thursday, December 6, 2007 ... more
Far horizons
David Nelson says that despite 30 years of experience he still has a hard time making decisions on a purely rational basis
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 ... more
Any way you look at it, it’s Flawed
The reason so many people have trouble investing in the stock market is that they are seriously mistaken about what determines a stock price.
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 ... more
Learning to cope with yourself
Untangling your emotions is essential if you want to succeed in the market. Fear, blame, hope are destructive impulses ...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 ... more
Don’t forget the drift
This time last year Victor Niedhoffer reminded readers of his website that the market ‘drifts’ 10% a year.
Tuesday, November 20, 2007 ... more
Winning traits of Market Wizards
Jack Schwager maintains in his book Stock Market Wizards , that traders do best if they adjust their trading style to match their personality.
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 ... more
Avoiding the irrational
Although a trader may be struggling and losing money every day,” says Brett Steenbarger, “generally they make money while I watch them.”
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 ... more
The good guy school of investing
It works like this: If someone wants to sell you something for far less than it’s worth, be a good guy and buy it from them.
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 ... more
Often-overlooked characteristics
Brett Steenbargerthinks, author of The Psychology of Trading says there are four specific characteristics of successful traders that are commonly overlooked.
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 ... more
Something about Whitman
Martin Whitman, octogenarian investor and Wall Street legend, agrees that there are problems associated with value investing. “For a start,” he says ...
Thursday, October 11, 2007 ... more
It takes a Martian. Tuesday, October 9, 2007
Lessons that cost $200,000 Tuesday, October 2, 2007
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