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Welcome to Wanderer Financial’s Free Trading Articles and Stock Trading Strategies designed to help traders understand the basics of our trading philosophies so that they too can enjoy a wandering lifestyle.

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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

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The History of Money Part 1—The Thaler

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One of the most overlooked subjects in public education is the history of money. How it’s made, what it is, who is in charge of it, and where it comes from. Most of us hardly give it a second thought, … read more The History of Money Part 1—The Thaler

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How We Trade Gold

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It’s no secret that we like to trade gold.  Our affinity for the yellow metal has nothing to do with its use as jewelry, store of value, or industrial use. We like to trade it because, over the last several … read more How We Trade Gold

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Death, Taxes, Brave Soldiers & Doomed Tax Collectors

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Death and taxes. They say those are the only two things we can count on in life. America’s birthday reminds us of both—the settlers who fought to their death, and the high taxes they fought to free us from. Taxes … read more Death, Taxes, Brave Soldiers & Doomed Tax Collectors

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The Golden Opportunities of Summer

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We have been trading the gold sector for income since the late 90’s, and we’ve learned there is a pattern that repeats itself. Once recognized, it provides a major opportunity for short-term gains. This opportunity is not meant for our … read more The Golden Opportunities of Summer

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The Italian Job–Understanding the Secondary Bond Market

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There is an old Albanian expression that says you can’t take a swim and not get wet. In Bulgaria, the same conundrum is described as the wolf can’t be fed, and the lamb intact. The Hungarians refer to the same … read more The Italian Job–Understanding the Secondary Bond Market

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Trading for Success the Galton Board Way

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Most inexperienced traders believe the key to successful trading lies in having superior predictive abilities. They think the pros must simply be better at picking the winners, and associate correct predictions with brilliance. However, successful trading is much more about … read more Trading for Success the Galton Board Way

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The Private Trader’s Edge

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Can you really make money in the stock market?  After all, don’t the professional traders have the edge? Well, yeah, they have a lot of advantages you or I don’t have, but we, as private traders, have one advantage that … read more The Private Trader’s Edge