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I don’t pick stocks, the stocks pick me

First off, I do not choose stocks based on fundamentals or narratives. It doesn’t matter which company is making money in my portfolio. Nor do I care about the reason why it’s happening. The only reasons for my portfolio to make money are the share price going either up or down, and wins being larger […]

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Jack D. Schwager – Unknown Market Wizards – Review

Jack’s Market Wizards series are the most mentioned trading books in the industry. I have read and reviewed his four other books in my blog. I’m excited to write that after 8 years since the last one, the Unknown Market Wizards was published in 2020. As the title goes, this one is about solo traders […]

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Every trading strategy has drawdowns

Not that I hadn’t learned about it before, but getting more practice day by day, living through the ups and downs makes me realize even better why trading is hard. Professionals don’t just rake in profits, they also need to take risks that often result in expected losses along the way. In fact, one’s trading […]

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Gregory L. Morris – Investing with the Trend – Review

Listening to Greg Morris on podcasts made me pick this book, but also the fact that I’m fond of trading with the trend. I have already read and reviewed the author’s other book “Market Breadth Indicators” published in 2015; this one was published in 2014. The book contains 40 years of market experience with trend […]

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Trading into earnings is a crapshoot

Many professional traders I’ve been following like Kerry Lovvorn, Alexander Elder, Alan Farley to name a few, have said that holding trades into earnings announcement was a random endeavor. But we often see how earnings announcements make stocks move and seem to create opportunities. It depends much on the strategy itself and what the perspective […]