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Setting goals and making plans

In the post-holiday quiet, I tweeted yesterday inviting my followers to think about the one thing they could do in the coming year to improve trading results. I hoped to provoke some thought, and knew that the answer you come up with probably is unique to you—some of...

More trading lessons from copper

I thought it would be interesting to update this post, which was a fairly in-depth look at trading some pullbacks in copper. If you haven’t read it, go read it first, and if you read it a while ago maybe glance at it again so that what follows will make more sense....

Simple things work

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been hanging out a bit more in internet trading rooms and groups. It’s been a good reminder of the kinds of questions and mistakes people make as they are learning about markets. Room moderators strut (including one who told...

How to find trading ideas

There are patterns in market prices—of this, there is no doubt. Some small set of these patterns even can help us with our trading and investing. Some are worthless. And some aren’t even there at all—they are literally figments of our imagination-laden cognitive...