What To Do When Your College Degree and A Dollar Won’t Buy You A Pack Of Gum

“If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.” — Cornelius Vanderbilt Recently  I received a fairly disturbing text… “Nobody  has a proper job.” This from a good friend who happened to be having dinner with 4 buddies all of whom I know personally.  Just a few years ago, […]

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Simple Trading Rule #5: Become A Loser

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” — Michael Jordan Losing gets a bad rap. If you’re like […]

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Which 1 Will Perform Best?

A member on an investing forum I frequent recently asked whether NOK, RIMM or AAPL would perform best over the next 12 months. Hold on… let me grab my crystal ball… No seriously… I thought that an interesting question so I decided to take a look at them.  As always, this is not a solicitation […]

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Grit — It’s Not Just For Breakfast

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” — Albert Einstein Intelligence is generally considered the best predictor of capacity for future accomplishment. Turns out, that IQ may be the wrong barometer for predicting who will “succeed.” While often maligned as Captains of the Obvious, it seems Self Help […]

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Simple Trading Rule #3: You Will Be What You Repeatedly Do

“We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.” — Aristotle Over the years, we’ve spent quite a bit of time working with trading experts.  Early on we worked with them as the student/mentee.  More recently we have worked with a select few to develop training courses and other […]

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