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I was going though some old bits and pieces and came across some quotes I had collected from the Market Wizards books. “[Michael Marcus – another top trader] taught me one other thing that is absolutely critical: You have to be willing to make mistakes regularly; there is nothing wrong with it. Michael taught me…Details
I remember sitting in an airport watching this unfold on the tv’s in the lounge trying as hard as I could not to get overly shitty that I had chosen now to be in between offices….. In 1992, George Soros brought the Bank of England to its knees. In the process, he pocketed over a…Details
This is actually quite interesting. Tuesday The working week almost always commences on a Tuesday, when I’m generally in the office by 8.00am.(Editor’s note: This ‘office’ is in fact larger than most houses. It is a lavish three bedroom, two bathroom, $1 million-plus penthouse with rooftop entertaining area and pool.) Tuesdays are largely set aside…Details
Then, in 1975, Henry’s father died. Suddenly, at 26, he was back in Arkansas and running a 1,000-acre farm. Farmers often guard against volatile crop prices by buying futures contracts to hedge risk. Henry began purchasing soybean and corn futures and soon realized he was more interested in futures trading than farming. As Seth Mnookin…Details