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  • A True Bull Market Is Underway
    on Jan 27, 2011 in Food For Thought
    I have posted several articles on what I believe to be one of the best opportunities to make money in quite some time. The theme is to invest in agriculture for the long term. This is not a trading idea, and in fact there is technical evidence as w...
  • Self Inflicted Pain: Dealing With Trading Slumps And Drawdown
    on Jan 21, 2011 in Trading Psychology
    There has been much tragedy in my life; where at least half of it actually happened – MARK TWAIN   Why do we always feel so bad when we are in a trading slump, or in a draw down if we are trading a system? Do we not realize that this is pa...
  • FOOD FOR THOUGHT….Literally
    on Dec 7, 2010 in Food For Thought
    I have written a number of times about the opportunity for investment in the agricultural sector of the commodities markets, if one has patience for a long term investment. I think it is postured to compete with any other asset class for risk adjuste...
  • Do You Want To Be Right Or Rich?
    on Nov 11, 2010 in Trading Psychology
    Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong – WINSTON CHURCHILL   I don’t know about you but I think it’s pretty confusing out there right now. How are the government interventions to the financial...
  • The Bond Bubble Revisited
    on Nov 3, 2010 in Food For Thought
      Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done – C.E. Stowe     I commented back on August 31st about the fact that we see bubbles everywhere, and that the US Bond market was the next victim.
  • Trust Yourself
    on Oct 26, 2010 in Trading Psychology
    Well, you’re on your own, you always were, In a land of wolves and thieves, Don’t put your hope in ungodly man, Or be a slave to what somebody else believes – BOB DYLAN Most traders and investors that I know are quicker to accept data processed...
  • Hot Commodities: The Place To Be
    on Oct 19, 2010 in Food For Thought
    As one watches the day to day advice on CNBC, you will notice that we are inundated with stock advice. Bank of America this, Goldman Sachs that, and of course Apple Computer will run the world shortly. But when it comes to commodities, they are rarel...
  • Trading Your EdgeHere’s the thing. If you can’t spot the sucker in your first half hour at the table, then you’re the sucker   – MATT DAMON from the movie Rounders   I think most of us will agree in order to be successful trading we need some kind of an ed...
  • From Hypothetical To Reality – Back Testing And Simulation
    on Sep 14, 2010 in Trading Methods
      By Charles Maley and Nick Pingitore     I don’t know how to sit outside myself and test against a hypothetical self who stayed home – THOM GUNN    I have had the great pleasure of working with Nick Pingitore for the last 10 years.
  • Diamonds In The Ruff
    on Sep 7, 2010 in Favorites
    Here are some excerpts from our readers favorite post over the last year or so. If you like the sample just click to read the full post: “Analysis can be equated with poker. Security analysts carefully follow the table talk of the game and examine...
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