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Ethics

This is a bit of a Sunday morning tea and toast ramble, so if you have something more important to do like catch up on Housewives of Melbourne aka Slappers of Bleak City or you are you are wondering what happened in the latest episode of My Kitchen Dickheads I suggest you pop off now. I…

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I spotted this chart this morning – it looks at the percentage of Americans with direct investment in equities. There are a few things about this chart that caught my eye. The first was the obvious decline, Gallup attribute this to a shrinking number of middle class American being involved in the markets. This may…

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Know This First: Risk Perception Is Always Irrational.

Our perceptions, of risk or anything else, are products of cognitive processes that operate outside our conscious control — running facts through the filters of our feelings and producing subjective judgments that disregard the evidence. The behavioral scientists Melissa Finucane and Paul Slovic call this the Affect Heuristic; it gives rise to what I call…

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Emotions Are Not A Trading System

At our recent gathering in Perth we looked at quite a bit of the  trader psychology that occurs around certain moves. LB has an exercise where she puts up a given chart with the sort of generic responses that traders generate at each phase of the move. The audience is then asked to critique what…

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Thought Of The Day

I saw this pop up today. The tale of Ronald Wayne is somewhat legendary. He was one of Apples original founders but sold his original stake for $800 and later on accepted an additional $1500 to forfeit any future claims against the company. As the billboard states his stake today would be valued at around…

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Metaphors

Trading is an arena that is rife with metaphors. Every so often some taking head or idiot broker will trot out Rothchilds remark about not buying until there is blood in the streets. Or you will be told to buy Sun Tze Art of War. If they are slightly better educated (doubtful) they might mention…

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Adventure

Adventure is merely bad planning – Roald Amundsen I have talked about Amundsen before and focussed in particular about how his success as an explorer was a function of his obsessive planning. What strikes me about people who are successful in very difficult fields is that they all share similar traits, attributes or philosophies.  Much the…

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