Irrational Beings

Within the world of trading one would have an expectation that rationality was a key underlying feature in not only the decisions we made, but also the underlying philosophy that guided market participants in general. As a poor example of this expectation that markets are rational and therefore predictable consider this somewhat inane little puff…

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Oh Dear……..

It is this sort of thing that gives people who use price as a determinant a bad name. I grabbed this review from the comments section – couldnt agree more. A perfect example of a technical analyst disappearing so far up his own fundament he can’t see the light through his sphincter

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Diseases of Affluence

RECENTLY I WORKED as an internist-intensivist at the Canadian Combat Surgical Hospital in Kandahar. Most of our casualties were Afghans: National Army soldiers, National Police and civilians caught in crossfire. They were diminutive men, almost always less than a hundred and forty pounds. I cannot comment on the body masses of the Taliban—they were never…

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Poker

Traders are often surprised at how close trading is to games of skill such as poker and blackjack where players exploit small skill advantages and a ruthless understanding of money management to be successful. Cates earned his stake by grinding, the term used to describe the process of pressing a skill advantage over an extended period of…

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