The Rules

  • Trading Rule #9 – Blame is for Losers
    Posted by on March 12th, 2014 at 9:37 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits It’s been a while since I posted something to my “The Rules” series, but Howard Lindzon’s post yesterday prompted me to get […]

  • Trading Rule #8: Beware of “Newton’s Law” Rules
    Posted by on November 26th, 2012 at 8:46 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Newton’s Law of Trading Rules:  Every lousy trading rule has an equal and opposite trading rule. Subconsciously, as I write my “The […]

  • Trading Rule #7 – Via Pulp Fiction’s Marcellus Wallace
    Posted by on July 17th, 2012 at 9:08 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits (note: NSFW language contained within this post, and within the embedded video) I was watching the all time great movie Pulp Fiction […]

  • Trading Rule #6: Have A Plan!
    Posted by on June 22nd, 2012 at 10:45 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I coach high school soccer.   My team went through a scoring drought in the middle of the season last year, and finally, […]

  • Trading Rule #5 – There Is No Magic Trading Rule
    Posted by on June 6th, 2012 at 10:12 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I sat down to write “The Rules” because I’d been getting an increasing number of email inquiries on how to get into […]

  • Trading Rule #4 – Learn To Take Losses
    Posted by on May 4th, 2012 at 7:34 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This is another rule that could vie for the “Most Important Lesson for New Traders” title. Just because a position has moved […]

  • Trading Rule #3: Understand the Product You Are Trading
    Posted by on May 2nd, 2012 at 12:31 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Trading Rule #3: It’s your responsibility to understand what you are trading.   Don’t blame others for your own unawareness.  See Rule #1 […]

  • Trading Rule #2: Know Why You’re In A Trade
    Posted by on April 26th, 2012 at 7:58 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This is Rule #2, but it may be the most important rule of all. You have to have a reason to be […]

  • Trading Rule # 1: Know What You Don’t Know
    Posted by on April 25th, 2012 at 8:12 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I have received some email inquiries recently from people looking to get involved in trading.    Unfortunately, I don’t feel like I’m much […]