WTF Is A Certified Technical Analyst?

I posted the image below on social media yesterday in part for shits and giggles but also because my social media feeds are being flooded by people claiming to be either certified technical analysts or certified market technicians, one peanut even claimed to be a technical financial engineer whatever the f#4k that might be. You…

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My Worst Investment Ever

When you appear on podcasts one of the most commonly asked questions is what is your best investment. I understand why people ask this question but I think it is actually the wrong question to ask since very little is learned by trying to mimic someone’s past performance – a performance that may be entirely…

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But Its Compulsory Isn’t It?

I have many annoyances with the way markets are presented to people and what may or may not be essential for trading success. I only know three things about trading. If it is trending up buy it, if it trending down sell it, and don’t bet the farm. Everything else is fluff. One of the…

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Mental Health

With 2020 now in our rearview mirror, it’s time to probably remember that an arbitrary change in date will not change magically change either that state of the world or what is happening inside your head. Granted it does give people a chance to rule a bit of a line through the events of 2020…

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The AlphaMind Podcast – 2010 Flash Crash

A young man amasses $70,000,000 in trading profits, is accused of causing one of the biggest Stock Market Crashes ever, is the subject of a major US govt investigation and a multimillion-dollar manhunt, and all from his upstairs bedroom, in his parent’s modest house, in an ordinary London suburb, without his family or friends having a…

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Behavioural Lessons From 2020

As we finalise our predictions for 2021, it would be prudent to consider what our expectations were for 2020 and how those played out. Markets, economies and people are far too complex to foresee with any level of confidence or accuracy.  Making predictions about financial markets is one of those activities that we perform in…

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A Fool And His Money.

What is interesting about trading and investing is that its participants largely think that the things they experience are unique in some way when in reality they have simply found another mechanism for expressing all the foibles of being human (read stupid). These displays of being all too human result in traders being subject to…

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Pop quiz. If someone suggested to you that you should undergo a mandatory 28-day quarantine to come and give a presentation to them in person that could be done over Zoom would you – a) Tell them to get stuffed. b) Tell them to get stuffed. c) Tell them to get stuffed. If you answered…

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