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Paul Tudor Jones on Jesse Livermore

One of the greatest trading books ever written is Reminiscences of a Stock Operator. The original book was published in 1923, but in 2010, an Annotated Edition was produced by Jon Markman. This edition reveals the truth about Jesse Livermore and provides colorful, historically accurate commentary on the characters, places, and events that have made [...]

By | July 13th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Paul Tudor Jones – 60 Minutes Interview

I am a huge fan of studying success. Why? Because success leaves clues. In other words, if you are looking to be successful at something, study someone who has already been successful in that area, and LEARN FROM THEM. When it comes to trading, one of my biggest heroes is Paul Tudor Jones. Rather than giving [...]

By | May 5th, 2013|Tags: , |

“You Adapt, Evolve, Compete or Die.”

Back in 2006, a great number of commodity stocks appeared on my screens. I ignored them for the longest time because I mainly trade growth stocks and commodity names tend to be cyclical. Going into 2007, they kept showing up on my screens: Steel, Coal, Natural Gas, Fertilizers, Oil Service, etc. I decided to do [...]

By | March 14th, 2013|Tags: |

Stay Humble

"Every day I assume every position I have is wrong." --- Paul Tudor Jones When the market is strong, everyone is a genius. Since 4 out of 5 stocks move with the general direction of the market, pretty much any stock you pick will move higher during an uptrend. I have always said that "strong [...]

By | January 27th, 2013|Tags: , |

Losers Average Losers

There are so many concepts about the stock market that are taught in the classrooms, promoted throughout the media, and passed along from generation to generation but, unfortunately, most of them are FLAT OUT WRONG! I decided to write a 5-part series (this is part 2 of 5) on the common misconceptions that really need [...]

By | January 10th, 2012|Tags: , |

A Few Words of Caution

Every night, I go through my stock screens and look at approximately 1,000 stocks. Why? Because this is the way I was taught to evaluate the overall health of the market. If I find tons of strong fundamental companies building sound technical bases, breaking out on strong volume, and holding their gains, I feel confident about exposing my capital [...]

By | July 26th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Buy the Rumor, Sell the News

I'm a huge fan of the phrase: "Buy the rumor, sell the news." When I first started trading in the mid-1990's, I remember holding stocks that would make big moves ahead of their earnings reports, only to drop after the announcement. I thought to myself: "I don't get it, they beat their earnings and gave [...]

By | April 25th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , , |

Take a Ritalin and Relax!

Within an hour after Tuesday's market close, I got 5 phone calls and text messages asking me: "Have we bottomed yet?" Here's my response: 1) Take a Ritalin and relax! What's the big hurry to trade??? Wait patiently for a healthier environment. One day doesn't change anything! 2) The four signs that I like to see [...]

By | May 26th, 2010|Tags: |

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