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Tom Basso – Successful Traders Size Their Positions – Review

Beginning traders often underestimate the importance of position sizing. However, besides stop placement it makes a huge difference for risk management. Tom Basso was featured in Jack Schwager’s New Market Wizards book that I have also reviewed here in my blog. This short ebook on why and how to size positions was published by Tom […]

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Stock price and nothing else

“One thing I have learned over time is the best thing to do is let market price action guide your decision-making and then try to understand the fundamentals as they become more evident and comprehensible.” Paul Tudor Jones (May 2020) I’m a technical trader. My decision to buy or sell a financial asset relies on […]

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Kevin J. Davey – Building Winning Algorithmic Trading Systems – Review

Kevin Davey is a professional systematic trader with over 25 years of experience. He has achieved triple-digit annual returns in three World Cup of Futures Trading Championships. He won the competition in 2006, and got 2nd place in 2005 and 2007. I have listened to him speak on many podcasts. Kevin is a respected trading […]

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Be bold with your profits

People enjoy taking profits so much. It just feels so good to lock in that gain. You feel like a genius and you can tell everyone that you made money in the stock market. This can be a bad, bad behavior. Realizing winners too early is one of the main reasons traders don’t become profitable […]

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Gary Antonacci – Dual Momentum Investing – Review

I added this book to my reading list when I got involved in relative strength and trend following trading systems. I had heard the author speak on podcasts and his approach to momentum investing caught my attention. Momentum is price persistence to keep moving in its direction but is sometimes also referred to as short-term […]