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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.

By |April 8th, 2009|Emotion Analytics, Learning Psych Cap|6 Comments

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 different than the desk I ran or […]

By |January 29th, 2009|“Locals”, Markets, Worth Reading|4 Comments

Finally… exchange-traded – gee what an idea!

Months ago we said that the complex products known as securitized mortgage products needed to be more standardized so that they could have been exchange-traded. (We admit this would not have been easy but to that we say, were option chains easy when they were first developed?)

Exchange-traded means the market for these packages of mortgages […]

By |October 1st, 2008|Markets|0 Comments

Wow! …what a market & CME’s Global Financial Leadership

Last Friday we all knew SOMETHING was going to happen. But who could have predicted the week that now was? LEH, MER, AIG and even RTC2…. 500 down, 500 up: certainly a time to understand the new science of decision-making!

Early in the week, I had the enormous privilege of attending the CME’s Global Financial Leadership […]

By |September 19th, 2008|Markets|4 Comments