Author: Bruce Bower

December 9, 2012

What A Star Fund Manager Can Teach Us About Improvement

A recent interview with star fun manager Pierre LaGrange contained some fascinating insights about how he does things and about how star performers strive constantly to improve. Here is my commentary on the SMB site    

November 25, 2012

What I Learned From The Best Trader At Citibank

When I finished college, I had the pleasure to work with the best trader at Citigroup. Here are some insights from that experience.

November 11, 2012

Four Markets Quotes That Contain Eternal Wisdom

Anyone who has been around the markets for a few years has heard them. Call them what you want: quotes, aphorisms, sayings, truisms. “Time in the market, not timing the market” “Sell in May and go away” “No one went broke taking a profit”. They are literally a dime-a-dozen, with everyone offering up some market […]

How to Get To The Next Level in Your Trading and Career

“I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody”– Marlon Brando’s  character, On The Waterfront Have you ever had the sensation that you are bumping up against a ceiling in your career in the markets? That you’re not close to living up to your potential? That you’re stagnating in your development—and […]

September 23, 2012

“What’s Your Number?”

This post is about “your number”, that mythical financial target for when you check out and don’t trade anymore.