My Path to Success

All of us have struggled on our path to becoming a successful trader. How long you struggle, though, is really up to you. A few years ago, I had the worst trading losses of my career. At that point, I had been trading for two years, and though I knew how to trade, my P/L … Read more

Time to Adapt

Time to Adapt

One of the greatest strengths of the human race is our ability to adapt to our environment. Not the kind of adapting where we grow fur, webbing, or a new limb, but rather, adapt mentally.

The Die Is Cast

Let’s talk about the yield curve. What is it? Yield curve is a visual representation of the “spread” or difference between government bonds of different maturities. For example, if the 10yr bond has a rate of 2% and the 2yr bond has a rate of 1% that would mean the 10y/2y spread is 1%, or … Read more

Fail Fast

Fail Fast

“Fail fast” was a phrase taught to me during a business coaching presentation while I was in my financial advising career in my mid 20’s. It is a phrase that has stuck with me ever since because of its power and seemingly contradictory meaning. Nobody likes to fail at something, right? Yet here was a … Read more

Curbing Your Anxiety While In A Trade

Traders experience a variety of challenges while in an actual trade. From the classic deer in the headlights syndrome (this isn’t happening, this isn’t happening, this isn’t happening), to the fear of pulling the trigger in the first place. We’ve all been there. We’ve seen that movie. Some of us are watching it right now. … Read more