The Pretender

Never quit. Regardless of how difficult the path you are on may seem, never quit. Periods of drawdown for a trader are analogous  to adversity in ones life. But as the saying goes, "this too shall pass." Think of it as reversion to the mean of life. Cycles are not just limited to trading. There…
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Live YOUR Life

Too many people spend too much time living someone else's life. Too afraid to follow their heart, their dreams. Rather than follow the path that brings them happiness and peace they opt to follow the road most traveled. The road less traveled for too many is scary. Fraught with danger, fear and disappointment. Many would…
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Motivational Message

The following video has been making the rounds on the "inter-web."  And for good reason. First, it's a Navy SEAL sharing life lessons. Second, it's insanely motivational. Though the Admiral does not even mention trading or investing, his words could have easily been spoken at a financial conference. He talks about adversity, challenges, the need to never…
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Trader Paul Tudor Jones

This 1987 documentary Trader Paul Tudor Jones is a must watch video. And not just once. Though produced just months before the October crash, the backdrop in many ways is similar to our current environment. I say that not to predict a crash in the coming months. As an intraday trader that is not really on…
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