Who Is A Clever Dick Then?

I’ve often thought that trading is the world’s most equal opportunity employer. This wonderful fact comes about because the market neither knows nor cares about you. Therefore by extension it doesn’t care about your age, race, religion, sex or education. The fact that you may have an MBA from the Wharton School of Business or…

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Where Is The Fear?

One thing has me puzzled – apparently because of the PIIG’s the financial world is about to end. Yet, oddly enough for a world that is about to go tits up there is a remarkable lack of fear in the market as evidenced by the continued tendency of the VIX to dwaddle along doing nothing…

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Jorge Cham is a former roboticist who gave up acemia to become a comic, he produces the comic strip PhD Comics His little graphic below whilst referencing academic presentations is pretty much spot on for any presentation.

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Socialist or Capitalist

Great little piece on the gains in markets under various economic philosophies. This is the most telling chart from the article.You will note that we rank 17th out of 18 countries and the laissez–faire Yanks rank 15th. The orignal article from which this chart is drawn can be found hereand it makes a few interesting…

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Head Shrinking

As an intellectual pursuit trading is not a difficult endeavour, the rules are quite simple and they revolve around the central tenet of cutting your losses and letting your profits run. This maxim has been with traders for generation and a failure to recognise its importance has even afflicted the greatest traders. The late Jesse…

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