Tag Archive: luck

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” http://tradersonline-mag.com/01_ezine/01_traders/en/2014/08/#12   This is a reworked version of an earlier article, which you can read here…   http://howoftrading.com/blog/2013/10/14/hedge-fund-investment-process/    

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. http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/how-to-remove-your-emotions-from-trading  

June 8, 2014

How Do You Start Trading Without A Methodology?

The old chicken and egg problem– how do you start trading without a methodology? You want to be a trader but aren’t sure how to stick to everyone’s advice to “Find Your Own Methodology”. I address this problem in this blog post. http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/how-do-you-start-trading-without-a-methodology

January 6, 2014

What is Risk?

After reading a lot about risk, I wanted to offer up a new definition of risk— it’s the chance of not meeting your objectives. Note: that’s not the same as losing money. Please follow the link for the rest: http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/34616