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Posts Tagged ‘Portfolio Management’

Bookshelf update: Hedge Fund Market Wizards

In Bookshelf on Tue 27 Jan 2015 at 06:53

I think it was more than a year ago now, I finished Hedge Fund Market Wizards, the third installment in Jack Schwager’s epic compilation of interviews with legendary market practitioners.  I’m only just getting around to posting my favorite excerpts and takeaways now.  Enjoy…

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Small cap buying opportunity

In Capital Markets, Trading Desk on Tue 23 Sep 2014 at 10:08

I’ve been monitoring the internal correction, which has Small Caps ($IWM) -2.5% ytd with the average stock in the Russell 3000 ($IWV) in a full-blown bear market — despite Large Caps ($IWB) being +8% ytd.  My multidisciplinary analysis yields a buy signal for IWM… Read the rest of this entry »

Squawk Box (August 18-24)

In Trading Desk on Sat 23 Aug 2014 at 07:08

Here’s my weekly “trade & thought reconciliation”…

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Top Newsstuffs (July 14-20)

In Capital Markets on Sun 20 Jul 2014 at 05:55

I like my burgers medium rare…

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Reminder: Wait for confirmations

In Trading Desk on Wed 18 Jun 2014 at 10:57

“A chart is innocent until proven guilty.”

–Romeo Fayette (2014.06.18)

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Top Newsstuffs (June 2-8)

In Bookshelf on Sun 8 Jun 2014 at 05:30

A weekend off…

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From the comments section: The wall of worry

In Capital Markets, Economics, Idiosyncrasy, Politics on Wed 28 May 2014 at 17:09

I get a few comments and emails every week.  Some are argumentative and some agreeable.  That’s just what makes a market — we all buy our assets from sellers, and we sell to buyers.  Fact of life that somebody will always be on the other side of your trade. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Newsstuffs (May 19-25)

In Bookshelf on Sun 25 May 2014 at 05:25

Mountain man…

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Top Newsstuffs (April 21-27)

In Bookshelf on Sun 27 Apr 2014 at 05:28

Happy…

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Fear the crash? The complete guide to corrections, bull & bear markets

In Capital Markets, Dissertation on Wed 2 Apr 2014 at 22:50

“Markets crash all the time. You should, at minimum, expect stocks to fall at least 10% once a year, 20% once every few years, 30% or more once or twice a decade, and 50% or more once or twice during your lifetime. Those who don’t understand this will eventually learn it the hard way.”

–Morgan Housel (The Motley Fool)

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