Category Archive: Big Picture

Jan 27

The Two Trading Rules That Everyone Is Breaking

I read a great post by Stephen Burns (@SJosephBurns) That outlined the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Traders. It was a good list, and well worth reading. I’ve been quiet with my blogging recently, but I have been stalking you all nonetheless, and in my recent stalker-observations I’ve noticed two of these habits are being …

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Jan 24

It’s Really Not That Hard.

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With the $DJIA hitting a brand new high last night, things are looking more bearish than ever out there. Yes, you heard right – bearish.  Apparently, according to various bloggers everything is over-bought.  Nothing can go up anymore, because there’s no-one left to buy.   Copper isn’t going up.  It’s obvious to everyone, this thing is …

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Jan 24

A Public Flogging. Bring Your Tomatoes.

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I’ve been back in the ring for almost 2 weeks now, and I have a problem.  It’s a good sort of problem, but it’s making me more angry than any other trading issue I’ve ever had to overcome.  So maybe it’s not good after all. You see, I’m profitable – which of course is very …

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Mar 20

Why I Want to be American

I admit it – I’m jealous. Right now, I want to be American.  I want to buy cheap houses and eat mega-huge fast food. But most of all, I want a stock market that goes up. Ours appears to have forgotten how.   In fact it’s almost as though it’s pulled the doona* over its head …

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Mar 02

How Being Cursed Can Affect Your Trading.

I think there must be something wrong with my eyeballs. In the big scheme of things, this isn’t so bad – the other day I had a conversation with an important person which left me wondering if I had something wrong with my brain. You know, it wouldn’t surprise me to find that I have …

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