Escaping Full Time Employment

Twenty years ago, the ability to make a living without being employed at a job, was a privilege.

These days however, with companies outsourcing and automating labor, this has now increasingly become a necessity.

Nevertheless, the joy of escaping employment lingers long […]

By |2019-02-19T11:26:24+00:00February 19th, 2019|General|16 Comments

Trader Cargo Cults

During World War II, the U.S. Military stationed forces on some islands in the Pacific ocean. They kept military equipment and supplies on these islands, and built makeshift runways for planes to land and take off.

Interestingly, the military personnel found […]

By |2019-02-13T09:21:34+00:00February 13th, 2019|General, Philosophy|1 Comment

Trading Complexity

Here’s a myth you see almost everywhere online: Successful trading is simple.

The truth is, it’s not. That’s just a marketing angle.

If trading was simple, anyone can just pick up a book, follow what it says, and become a winning trader.

But […]

By |2019-02-10T07:34:35+00:00February 10th, 2019|General, Philosophy|8 Comments

Get Over Yourself

Throughout our lives, we’re constantly told to be “true to yourself”.

This is the kind of advice everyone likes to hear, because it makes us feel good. No one likes to be told to be less of ourselves.

Unfortunately, this is also […]

By |2019-02-09T07:25:13+00:00February 9th, 2019|General, Mindset, Philosophy|3 Comments

What’s the best indicator of a reversal?

I often receive questions along these lines:

“What’s the best way to predict a price reversal?”

“What’s the best combination of indicators?”

“What’s the best trade entry/exit signal?”

Almost everyone who comes into trading asks such questions at one time or another.

The blunt answer […]

By |2019-02-08T07:09:48+00:00February 8th, 2019|General, Mindset|4 Comments