Trader Diagnosis’ Latest Thoughts

Here are some of the things I've been thinking about: The two areas in trading that separate the men from the boys (so to speak) are: 1.) The ability to divide environmental perceptions in half and process them separately. First I ask myself what I am feeling and in doing…

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New York Magazine “Professional” Traders

Every now and then someone calls me and asks me to recommend a "prop" firm and now I can just send them to this article - Surfing the Tsunami, New York Mag, Feb 2 issue Evidently this is news to the magazine but from my vantage point, this is no…

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The Ascent of Money by Ferguson

This is a book everyone should read (even if this Economist link isn't exactly flattering). My virtual sister-in-law gave it to us for Christmas (trader/market shrink and economist/options trader in the house after all) and I am very glad she did. In these days of blaming the bankers and even…

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