Happy New Year! The stock market is not a friendly place, where everyone is guaranteed to make money by having exposure in securities. It’s a highly competitive field, where the strongest survive. It’s a place, where dreams are crushed and hope can be lost. That’s why it takes mental fortitude and rigid risk management to […]
I was feeling creative and recorded a video update about the current thoughts. Hope you enjoy this format!
The title is a quote I heard from Tom Basso, a semi-retired trader featured in “The New Market Wizards” book that was published in 1992. According to his idea, risk is something you can’t get away from if you want to earn excess returns. No matter how much you try to optimize the entry / […]
People often look for easy money in the markets. They are in for the reward without wanting to tolerate the pain. When I think systematically in quite efficient markets, the more gain you want the more pain you need to put up. Strategies with excessive returns need something that people are less willing to do. […]
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 […]