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Holly and Steve Burns – Options 101 – Review

I recently decided to study options to understand if a particular negative skew (many small wins, occasional larger losses) strategy fits to my portfolio, which at the moment leans more towards positive skew methods like trend-following that take many small losses compensated by large wins. So it’s not about style drift nor replacing anything in […]

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Stan Weinstein – Secrets for Profiting in Bull and Bear Markets – Review

I’ve seen many traders refer to the book online and at some point it started to get my attention, which eventually triggered the interest to read the book. I haven’t seen Mr. Weinstein’s presence online, but he is a veteran already and probably retired as this book was first published in 1988. Stan Weinstein’s work […]

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Peter L. Brandt – Diary of a Professional Commodity Trader – Review

I’ve been following Peter on Twitter for several years. He was also featured in Jack Schwager’s latest book Unknown Market Wizards. The reason I got his book was a recent webinar, where he told that a big difference between traders and investors was income generation vs building wealth, and that got me thinking about my […]

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Robert Carver – Systematic Trading – Review

I’ve been following Rob’s work for quite some time. He is a systematic trend-following trader, who trades different futures markets. He is also very mathematical in his quantitative approach. I decided to read his book about systematic trading to better understand his thought process. It was published in 2015. Introduction to the topic Rob has […]

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Andreas F. Clenow – Following the Trend – Review

I recently read and reviewed “Stocks on the Move” (2015), which is another book from the author. This one is not so much about stocks, but more diversified about managed futures trading. I liked the other book from Clenow so I decided to get this one, too. It was published already back in early 2013. […]