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Risk Management in Trading — Loss Aversion

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Avoiding Your Loss Aversion Loss aversion is the well known phenomenon that explains why our brain assigns more negative weight to losing $100 than it does positive weight to a $100 gain. Because of this we find ways to avoid … read more Risk Management in Trading — Loss Aversion

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Using Stops to Manage Risk

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At Wanderer Financial we harp on the absolute necessity of a trader to strategically manage their risk when trading. There’s a reason we do that—risk management is the number one thing that separates who will earn a living from trading … read more Using Stops to Manage Risk

Trading Basics—Time and Price

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Two critical components of our trading style are TIME and PRICE. Most market participants and inexperienced traders tend to ignore the time element and focus solely on price. Adding time to our analysis gives us a trading edge over anyone … read more Trading Basics—Time and Price

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Different Ways to Own Gold

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Gold has been a store of value for thousands of years. Despite its long standing history, the idea of gold as an investment has its detractors. Warren Buffett argued that gold is inferior to stocks as an investment, because gold … read more Different Ways to Own Gold

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China’s Become the New King of The Hill–Even if You Don’t Know It

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What We Thought We Knew About China China is a backward, communist country that is overpopulated with poor, oppressed people—or so I was taught. Today, I still hear Americans refer to China as a backward, communist country. But propaganda is … read more China’s Become the New King of The Hill–Even if You Don’t Know It

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The Warm and Fuzzy Of It–Tariffs and Protectionism

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Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump ….I am a Tariff Man. When people or countries come in to raid the great wealth of our Nation, I want them to pay for the privilege of doing so. It will always be the best … read more The Warm and Fuzzy Of It–Tariffs and Protectionism

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Shanghai, North Korea, and the US–Only the Other Guy Has the Accent

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When it comes to navigating a new city, I’m as useless as they come. Really, I have a sense of direction akin to a baby sea turtle on a beach flooded with artificial lights. Although it drives my wife crazy, … read more Shanghai, North Korea, and the US–Only the Other Guy Has the Accent

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The History of Money Part 4—The Time Traveler Among Us

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In parts 1, 2, and 3 of this series we covered how, if a society is left to its own devices, a commodity of some sort will emerge as a form of money. Whether it be seeds, butter, seashells, gold, … read more The History of Money Part 4—The Time Traveler Among Us

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The History of Money Part 3—The Good Ol’ Days

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The Old Farmer I recently visited with an old farmer in a nursing home. At ninety-five, his body was beaten up from years of hard work, but his mind was still sharp as a tack. I took a look at … read more The History of Money Part 3—The Good Ol’ Days

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The History of Money Part 2—From Thaler to Dollar

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In Part 1, we covered how the Dollar originated, and learned that a Dollar was originally a measurement of a specific quantity of gold or silver. Specifically, one dollar meant a coin consisting of 375.64 grains of silver, or 15.238 … read more The History of Money Part 2—From Thaler to Dollar