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Dumb Tourist: Michael Lewis “Flash Boys” Review

April 2, 2014
Slider Articles and Reviews

I am (or sad to say, was) a huge Michael Lewis fan. Liar’s Poker, The Blind Side and The Big Short are all classics. With that said, Flash Boys is terrible. It is not just a major whiff, but a travesty. And it really ticked me off.
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Hardcore Truth for CEOs and Traders (“The Hard Thing About Hard Things” Review)

March 11, 2014
Slider Articles and Reviews

There are many parallels between the jobs of CEO and Trader. They are two of the coolest jobs on the planet -- and also the most brutally demanding.
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Afraid of Their Own Shadows

March 4, 2014
Slider Trading Wisdom

"...investors are all afraid of their own shadows now..."
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Lessons From The Palindrome

February 26, 2014
Slider-Economics-and-Theory

George Soros, aka “the Palindrome,” recently reclaimed the top spot among the top ten hedge fund managers of all time. A fitting opportunity to revisit his wisdom...
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Not That Much Information

February 24, 2014
Slider Trading Wisdom

One of the (many) challenges of being a good trader is separating useful information from noise...
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Blind Authority and Asymmetric Information

February 18, 2014
Slider Trading Wisdom

The "blind authority" phenomenon is a routine occurrence. And asymmetric information helps explain why trading profit exists.
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Four Types of Market Participant (or, How to Spot a Bad Moon Rising)

February 13, 2014
Slider Risk Management

"If you really get this concept, you are on your way to understanding how the great Stan D. made 30%+ compounded over 30 years..."
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Getting On the Rough Road

February 11, 2014
Slider Inspiration & Insight

Are you on the road to greatness? If not... why not?
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Doing Things Differently

January 28, 2014
Slider Trading Wisdom

To outperform the crowd, you must act differently...
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The Trouble With Rocks

January 22, 2014
Slider Poker & Trading

"Only playing super-premium hands" -- i.e. being a rock -- is not a desirable strategy, in poker or in markets. Here's why.
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The Patient Fox

January 21, 2014
Slider Trading Wisdom

The "patient fox" is the best of the fox and hedgehog profiles rolled into one.
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The Four Agreements For Traders

January 19, 2014
Slider Inspiration & Insight

"The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz have been adopted by millions in search of better performance and a better life. They are useful for traders too.
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Bound to Lead

January 16, 2014
Slider Trading Wisdom

What does it mean for a trader to lead -- to have a gait far quicker than the mob's?
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Protecting Your Pocket

January 9, 2014
Slider Trading Wisdom

"Don't ever let them get into your pocket..."
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When Those Who Know it Best, Love it Least

January 8, 2014
Slider Trading Wisdom

What asset class counts as "loved least" right now? Or perhaps not an asset class, but a strategy...
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