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“Trading is as easy as hitting the Like button”

A marketing friend sent me an article the other day about how much a Facebook like is worth to a public company.  This is not the first time I have gotten an article like this. So, 99.95 percent of the change could be explained by the change in fan counts,” he says. In other words,Continue Reading

The future of social media, mobile and internet stocks.

If you have never been to thisweekin.com you should check it out.  It is a treasure trove of quality information.  The founder, Jason Calacanis, is not without his controversy and detractors.  With that being said, he has the ability to attract interesting, smart, successful people and is great at interviewing. The This Week In Network is diverse.Continue Reading

Post mortem of Mark Cuban’s post mortem on Facebook and the state of financial literacy.

(I talked to Mr. Cuban and he disagrees with what is below. Mainly that he never blames Wall Street. Also I edited parts away as to not take away from what is most important, the financial literacy problem. This isn’t about him or me it is about that and it was a distraction.) Mark CubanContinue Reading

What you didn’t know or want to know about gamers.

What surprised me most about this inforgraphic was that women made up 40% of gamers and that apparently video games are replacing parenting. Source: http://dailyinfographic.com/gamers-who-are-they-infographic 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)Continue Reading

The start of E-mini trading and eliminating emotions.

Sorry about the difficulties with technology yesterday. I talk with Anthony about the beginning of e-mini trading. It is hard to imagine trading without a mouse, a DOM, or even a high speed connection. We also talk about emotions in trading and more importantly how to minimize them. Check out the video below. We wouldContinue Reading

Train plus vegetable market.

All I can say is wow. I did not realize space was so tight, also I wonder if they use vegetable oil to grease the moving parts. 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 infoContinue Reading

Killer Setups…

… I mean reliance on setups alone, kill.  A setup is the least important part of trading. What are a few things more important than setups? A plan Without a plan it is hard and inefficient to learn.  Trading in some respects is like an experiment. There is a control group and a variable group.  Without aContinue Reading

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