Sunday, May 31, 2020

Some words of wisdom from David Druz

David Druz is a long-time trend follower who was the first mentee of Ed Seykota. He has run Tactical Investment Management since the early 1980's. Here are some of his nuggets of wisdom:

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Current market volatility and staying the course

In the last couple of weeks we have seen an ever-increasing level of volatility within the context of a sharp drop in price in the major market averages.

We have also started to see intervention in the markets by governments and regulators - additional liquidity being provided and interest rate cuts, as well as market trading halts (up and down) being triggered and the introduction of short selling bans on certain stocks.

Saturday, March 07, 2020

New testimonial

This week I received the following testimonial from Stephen, who I have now known for a number of years and has been an active member within our small group of traders:

Sunday, March 01, 2020

Trend following and Epictetus

The stoic philosopher Epictetus once said that “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.”

In the world of trading however, plenty of participants seem to think they have two mouths and one ear. They aren't interested in listening; they are simply wanting to speak - often over the market itself.