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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Trader W Strikes Again!

Reading your work, applying it, monitoring myself, writing down my feelings, is really paying off. I am trading less, and making more money. This week and last week have been incredible.

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Fraud & Fear: Weekend Papers report on Facts & Feelings

WSJ Weekend: "Fund Fraud Hits Big Names". New York Times Sunday Business: Schiller talks confidence and beliefs and Ben Stein talks fear. Madoff's investors "felt confident" in his long-time consistent returns. Yet every article indicates there were multiple red flags. No investment fees? Not even a 1% management fee when…

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Deep Breaths, No TV and Calm

The WSJ's Intelligent Investor ... The weekend edition of the WSJ included Zweig's column on fighting the herd mentality. In many ways it is good article... but it does what all articles and commentary seem to do... in the end it says "get rational". The problem with this is when…

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