Blog Category: stocks

Financial Fridays: The One Way I Buy Stocks

Ok. I have a confession. Not quite like a confession. More like an adjustment. I’m only saying this because it’s Financial Fridays. But I’ve mislead a little. That’s all. I’ve written that…

Ok. I have a confession. Not quite like a confession. More like an adjustment. I’m only saying this because it’s Financial Fridays. But I’ve mislead a little. That’s all. I’ve written that people should not trade stocks. People should not daytrade. People should stay out of the markets. I believe this. But I also don’t […]

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Financial Fridays: The WTF! On This Stock Market 'Crash'

Shit, I’m about to break all the rules of selling and marketing but I don’t care. People need to stop being fooled. It has to end. I write every day. I publish…

Shit, I’m about to break all the rules of selling and marketing but I don’t care. People need to stop being fooled. It has to end. I write every day. I publish something here and on my email list maybe 5-6 times a week. These emails are very important to me and they are about […]

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Its Your Fault

At Barnes & Noble at Union Square a cop approached me, “Sir?” right after I walked in. When a cop approaches you so many things go through your mind. The guy clearly…

At Barnes & Noble at Union Square a cop approached me, “Sir?” right after I walked in. When a cop approaches you so many things go through your mind. The guy clearly had a gun. Somehow I was in trouble. I touched a book. Maybe he thought I would steal it. It brought back memories […]

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Trading Stocks The Week after 9/11

I hate that the news stream is filled with news about Osama. Probably it will be all day. Such memories of helplessness it brings back for everyone. I was four blocks from…

I hate that the news stream is filled with news about Osama. Probably it will be all day. Such memories of helplessness it brings back for everyone. I was four blocks from the World Trade Center, standing on the corner of Reade and Church at 8:45am. Dan asked me, is Air Force One coming to […]

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10 Reasons You Should Never Own Stocks Again

I’m really bullish on stocks and the economy but I don’t think most people should waste their money investing in stocks. You might as well flush it down the toilet. Or throw a…

I’m really bullish on stocks and the economy but I don’t think most people should waste their money investing in stocks. You might as well flush it down the toilet. Or throw a big party. We already went over that. And please don’t buy a home. Just relax a little bit if you have some extra money. […]

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8 Reasons Not to Daytrade

Everyone wants to be a daytrader. Let me tell you the best days. You get in at 9:25am. You make the trade your system tells you to make at 9:30. And by…

Everyone wants to be a daytrader. Let me tell you the best days. You get in at 9:25am. You make the trade your system tells you to make at 9:30. And by 9:45, the trade is done, profitable, and you’re done for the day: $1800 richer and happy about it. Even better are those stories […]

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10 Things I Learned While Trading for Victor Niederhoffer

I traded for Victor Niederhoffer for about a year starting in 2003. I was up slightly more than 100% for him, primarily trading futures using a quantitative approach. During that period I…

I traded for Victor Niederhoffer for about a year starting in 2003. I was up slightly more than 100% for him, primarily trading futures using a quantitative approach. During that period I had one down month: June 2003. Victor was a top trader for George Soros before starting his own fund in the ’90s and […]

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