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What happens when you achieve your goals?

It’s good to be focused on goals. Goals tell us where we want to be, and help us best use our time, energies, and talents to get there. If we have good goals, we can accomplish much more than we’d ever expect, and can work through incredible periods of...

Marketlifetrading.com and the free trading course

About a year ago, my friend Tom and I sat down and talked about a new venture. At the time, I was very focused on creating a P&L tracker/journal piece of software that could help people understand what was going on in their trading. As Tom was building that piece...

10000 hours, trading, and what really matters

This is the third, and last, post in a series of three posts that started by looking at the 10,000 hour fallacy and the importance of deliberate practice. Those posts were broad in scope, and some of you asked how to related them specifically to trading and financial...

Building expertise: beyond the 10,000 hours

This post is a followup to my recent post which looked at Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 hour fallacy. That post focused on what is wrong with pop science soundbites. This post is different: today, I’m going to tell what you can do to work toward...

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MarketLife Ep 40 – What’s Wrong with Tips?

Just a quick podcast here to share some thoughts and ideas about tips–what’s wrong with stock tips? Why is it a bad idea to take trading tips from social media? What can you better? How can you take ideas and give yourself the best chance of success? The...

MarketLife Ep 39 – What’s Luck Got to Do with It?

I received a great question from Jason: Mr Grimes, I need to ask you something. I have been watching your videos and I’m a little confused about one thing. On one of your examples, you showed a diagram of a collection of people making I believe 250 trades with a...

MarketLife Ep 38: Using stock screens

In this podcast, I look at some ideas for using stock screens well and successfully. We start by considering all of the possibilities and screens that are available, narrowing them down to the types that might truly help your trading. Going through a few points, we...

Marketlife Ep 36 – How to Fix Your Trading

In this podcast, I cover a step by step plan that I’ve found to be very effective in fixing the problems traders face. Too many times, people waste time on trading plans that do not work. Too many times, traders do not understand their edge, or even know if they...

Waverly Advisors

We help people trade and invest. We do this by understanding what drives financial markets—where they’ve been and where they are most likely to go in the future..

The Course

Whether you are just starting your journey or trade professionally, there is something here for you. Experience the acclaimed (and completely free) comprehensive trading course designed by Adam H Grimes.

Reading List

A trader’s education should be both broad and deep. This reading list will help you build a strong foundation from accounting to basic market knowledge to the intimate workings of financial markets.

The Art and Science

“There are so many trading books our there and only a small percentage that are really and truly worth reading. This is one.” – Mark Bray