Author Archives: David

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS…IN THE CROSSHAIRS: BUYING THE DIP VS BUYING THE BREAKOUT

But what the best teacher has taught me, experience, is that the shifts in supply and demand are just as much a product of the stock’s personality (and those who trade it) as it is the recognition of the pattern itself.

THE STOCK MARKET…IN THE CROSSHAIRS: IT IS ALL A MATTER OF INTERPRETATION

The stock market cannot be predicted, only managed by accepting and embracing its inherent uncertainty riddled with various interpretations.

KEEP TRADING SIMPLE

Keep your trading edge simple is the advice from Marcel Link, in his book High Probability Trading.   So simple, in fact, that your trading edge “should fit on the back of an envelope”.       Just a thought for those who believe in predicting and who believe that the more complicated a system the…

THE THINKING TRADER

People with certain kinds of brain damage may make better investment decisions

STOCKS…IN THE CROSSHAIRS

Each weekend we review our watchlist stocks for potential opportunities for the week ahead.

DO YOU WANT TO BECOME AN EXPERT? SNEAK A PEAK AT THE NEW SCIENCE OF EXPERTISE

When the principles of deliberate practice are applied to technical analysis and risk taking anyone can succeed at trading.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE THE STOCK TRADER

All the market’s a chart and all the men and women merely traders.

THE THINKING TRADER: ON ALIENS, OVERCONFIDENCE, RISK, AND NEUROSCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES

If an alien would observe the way we design the world…

FORECASTING A COIN FLIPPING CONTEST

Much of what Wall Street sells is less like engineering than like a forecasting service for a coin-flipping contest.

STRATEGY AND TACTICS FOR THE STOCK TRADER

Without a plan, trading becomes nothing more than an addictive gambling cycle sure to end in misery, despair, and unpaid bills.