September 8, 2014

What A Billionaire Can Teach Us About Risk

Howard Marks, the billionaire chairman of Oaktree, has a phenomenal track for creating wealth. He is also known for writing insightful commentary about markets and investing. His recent letter, “Risk Revisited”, stands out as an extraordinary missive on the nature of risk. When read together with his original letter, “Risk”, we can explore many topics […]

August 5, 2014

Better Lucky Than Good?

“Better lucky than good” How often have we heard this expression? In some ways, it’s quite funny: we assume that luck can’t be taught and skills can, so we’d prefer to have luck and learn the skill part later. I find it interesting in a trading context, because most would prefer to possess just true […]

July 24, 2014

“Does Your Fund Have A Process?” – Trader’s Magazine

Trader’s Magazine has published the latest in my Hedge Fund Series, entitled “Does Your Hedge Fund Have a Process”   This is a reworked version of an earlier article, which you can read here…    

June 27, 2014

What I Didn’t Learn Working At A Hedge Fund– Trader’s Mag

Trader’s Magazine published my article “What I Didn’t Learn Working At A Hedge Fund”.   This is a reworked version of my article, “What I Didn’t Learn Working At A Hedge Fund”, from my hedge fund series.

June 15, 2014

How to Remove Emotions From Your Trading

Traders everywhere want to reduce the role of emotions in their performance. I discuss several ways to remove emotions from your decision-making, including both methodological changes and psychological techniques.  

Trading the markets well requires us to be at our best.

People talk about “getting better at investing” or “mastering the market” or “generating profits”…Or they ask questions like “How do you become better at trading?” and ” How do you overcome your weaknesses?”

But no one discusses “HOW” do to it. Until now.

Welcome to The How Of Trading– a site dedicated to the intersection of markets, psychology and self-development

Here’s what we’ve got for you:

  1. Discussions of trading psychology– what to really focus on if you want to succeeed
  2. “Quick Fixes” that will take your trading to the next level in an instant
  3. Detailed walkthroughs of visualization exerecises to program your mind for success

And much more!