Category Archives: SAME AS IT EVER WAS

ALL STOCK MARKET MOVEMENTS ARE BASED UPON …

Markets do not move from one minute to the next based on fundamental or technical reasons.

SAME AS IT EVER WAS: RICHARD D. WYCKOFF ON SUCCESSFUL SPECULATING

In 1932 (!) Richard D. Wyckoff wrote the following in a book entitled The Richard D. Wyckoff Method of Trading in Stocks   Key Takeaways:  Do not ask for advice. Let the market provide ideas.  Self Reliance is developed by doing your own thinking, refining your own judgments, and forming your own conclusions.  The tape…

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE THE STOCK TRADER

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

THE STOCK TRADER’S TWO DEEP SEATED INSTINCTS

Human nature hasn’t changed, especially when it comes to managing risk and the uncertainty associated with it.

ONLY FOOLS AND CHARLATANS…

There is nothing clear in this world, especially when it comes to fools and their speculative money.

WE ARE IN THE ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS

It is not how likely an event is to happen that matters, it is how much is made when it happens that matters.

THE SUCCESSFUL FEW ARE BUILT ON FAR DIFFERENT LINES

Few can any longer correlate clear vision with decisive action.

AN 1873 LETTER ON LUCK VERSUS SKILL

CONSIDER YOURSELF LUCKY

GERALD M. LOEB ON GAINING PROFITS BY TAKING LOSSES

Gaining By Losing

THE FOREFATHERS OF TECHNICAL ANALYSIS ON LOSING

If we can learn from the charts at what points to buy and under what conditions to sell, we have acquired the basic machinery for successful trading.