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How you define an outcome (losing capital), effects future outcomes.

This originally appeared in March 2010. Redefining or changing a word in a sentence can provide the necessary psychological shift to see things in a different way. This different perspective can lead to different results (hopefully positive). Probably the most common redefined word in finance is “Loss” which is turned into “Investment in Education” orContinue Reading

Definition in the News: Meltdown

One of the not so good things about working in finance is trying to dissect information.  To have some working knowledge about things that you hope never to have to use again.  What makes “media” popular is by stoking fears and confirming bias.  In some ways you are probably reading this because of the wordContinue Reading

Why I lose money.

I was having a conversation with someone who was not in finance.  Of course it went the direction that they believed trading to be gambling. After much explanation I finally got my point across. The reasons I lose on a trade that I can control. I am not aware of a releases or speakers. NotContinue Reading

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