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A look inside my new book

Last week, I officially started writing my next book, and I want to take a few moments to share some news with you. This book is being written to fill a need I see in the trading literature: a solid, comprehensive-yet-accessible, beginner's book for both trading and...

Trendlines in the DJIA: What Can We Learn About Market Structure?

A quick lesson on trendlines and what they can tell us about market dynamics. Take a look at a fairly long-term chart of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (below) with trendlines doing back to the low in early 2016. First, notice the light little trendline that ends in...

The struggle: toward perfection

  My recent blog generated more concern and controversy in my inbox than anything I’ve done in recent memory. Most of the messages I received were extremely well-intentioned, but, at least in my opinion, also misguided. I think this points to some fundamental...

Use your failure

I’ve been thinking a lot about failure recently, and I wanted to share a few of those thoughts with you today. It’s a little glib to simply say “failure isn’t bad” and “don’t be afraid of failure.” Failure is no fun, and, in some pursuits (skydiving?) failure can have...

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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 answers to...

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 have...

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