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All stocks are bad unless they go up in price

This is a quote from William O’Neil, a market veteran whose bestselling book I recently read. I’m going to publish a review of the book soon. But the title says it all about my approach to trading. If a stock has momentum and is going up, I want to be onboard until it lasts. I […]

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Is trading art or science?

I’ve been writing book reviews and less about my own trading in recent times. Though 2020 has been good to me in regard to trading, I’m not overly excited about this. It just shows my strategies have been well in sync with the market and also hard work has started to pay off. I have […]

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I don’t take profits and losses, I exit

It is easy to get one’s mind clouded by thinking of profits and losses, money is important in our society. Amateurs often want to take profits and keep losses for obvious reasons of human nature. I think of trading being a game where I follow my entry, exit and risk management rules. The goal is […]

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Good trading ideas often turn out to be bad when backtested

First off, my trading timeframes vary from short to intermediate, but I am looking at the bigger picture to compound risk premium over time in the US stock market. I like to build quantitative trading systems that don’t need me in front of the screens during market hours. I had been swing trading and studying […]

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It is not thinking that makes big money in stock market

It has been over two months since I last wrote about my trading. Tho I’ve been reading good books and reviewing them here in my blog, I will now give a quick overview how I’ve been actually doing in the stock market during the past couple of months. “It never was my thinking that made […]