Category Archives: General

Apple announcement and upgrade iPhone 4s for $.99.

The AAPL announcement was a little disappointing but for me it was only from the way they marketed it. I will order mine as it is an improvement. If you buy a new phone but no one knows it is a new phone, did you really buy a new phone? That is what makes itContinue Reading

Telling someone how to trade is like telling someone how to grieve.

You can’t tell someone how to grieve and you cannot tell them how to trade. Every person absorbs information and reacts differently.  Each person comes with a different set of circumstances, objectives, risk capital, and obligations. There are three types of people that seek information about trading. People who want another person to trade forContinue Reading

Libya, another info graphic.

Libya in Crisis   We would really appreciate your feedback, if you like, hate, or think we are full of crap. Please leave a comment, a voice mail (312) 725-9121, email info @ traderhabits (dot) com or twitter, stocktwits, and facebook. Subscribe to Traderhabits by EmailContinue Reading

Getting my first stake.

We all have to start somewhere and our beginnings effect everyone in their own way.  It is not what happens to us, it is what we do with it.  I have talked a few times and if you check the about me page you know I took a bet to get my start with myContinue Reading

State of the website. December 1st.

Thanks again for checking out the website.  I have skipped writing these posts for a few months.  I was over promising and under delivering on some of the things that I wanted to roll out.  The new website is up www.traderhabits.com but I am currently shopping around for other CMS tools. So you should still keepContinue Reading

Stop trading without a plan, you are wasting your money.

When I think about my first week of trading, something I constantly think about.  The first day I made around $680 and the second I lost $620 and did not make a trade for the rest of the week.  I was trading the Russell at the time, too.  I knew it all and refused toContinue Reading

Reflection as I turn 29.

Today I am 29 it is also fitting that this is my 200th post.  This year has been very interesting.  I continue to learn about myself and the people around me. Some things were not pleasant but they all were good.  I was given the gift of perspective, partly out of survival.  I rarely have a badContinue Reading

Football vs Trading.

I get many questions about my football career and how it has helped me in trading.  Let me first say, I was a below average college football player on a below average football team in the best college football conference.  I had a lot of potential but I largely underachieved. Here are some of theContinue Reading

How I use @stocktwits as a futures trader.

I am a big fan of stocktwits.com. Having a network of people is helpful. Having a specific network is most helpful. Being able to filter a specific network is indispensable. Being able to follow individuals and stocks is similar to being able customize your screen space. Over time you figure out what works for you.Continue Reading

Read, watch, and learn. Best of 11/28/10

One of my favorite series of the year is Chicagoseans thoughts on minimalist trading.  It is a must read.  I know Sean personally and can vouch that he does what he says. David Blair of thecrosstrader.com talks about what he is thankful for.  He is saying what I am thinking about sharing.  I am appreciativeContinue Reading

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