Market Mind Games

Jamie, Psych Risk Management & Living to Trade Another Day

This is a true story.

3 years ago today (I have this weird memory for dates), I spotted Jamie Dimon and Bill Daley sitting outside Gibsons in Chicago. I just happened to have come from a lunch with Patricia Crisafulli who had written the House of Dimon and I had her book with his picture on […]

All About Alpha & Psychology Today

Here are the links to my thoughts on the needed new paradigm in risk management (All About Alpha) and the three things anyone can do to be more successful in the financial markets.

What were they thinking? From MF to LTCM

3 Things anyone can do better to understand the psychological side of the markets – the […]

By |February 8th, 2012|Perception, Psychology Today, ReThinking, Risk Management, Risk Prediction|0 Comments

MARKET MIND GAMES, A Radical Psychology of Risk

Risk ain’t what it used to be – if fact, most of the time it isn’t even risk at all. Instead it is something called Knightian Uncertainty – or the fundamental inability of humans to know for sure what will happen tomorrow. Yet we have to make decisions about tomorrow all the time.

Reams have been […]

By |January 8th, 2012|Perception, ReThinking|0 Comments

“Travesting” and the fC’s in decision making under uncertainty

Two new terms you will (eventually) read in this book I am feverishly working on. (It’s true – I am having a blast and really want nothing else but to be able to work on it… hence, my choice of the word feverishly): “Travesting” – meaning the combination of trading and investing that everyone needs […]

By |August 8th, 2010|Perception, ReThinking|2 Comments